Topic: Innovation

64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology

12-17 August, Melbourne
The 64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology will be held in Melbourne, Australia, 12 – 17 August 2018.
The Congress theme is ‘Quality and Integrity for Global Consumers’.
The Congress will focus on:

Provenance and fraud detection
Process control in the meat industry
Next generation technologies to assess carcass and meat quality
Food safety […]

Country of Origin Countdown

Thursday 1 March 2018
8.00 am – 9.30 am*
The new Country of Origin food labels become mandatory on 1 July 2018.
The countdown is on!
FoodLegal’s concise 90 minute seminar will answer the following questions and MORE:

Is there a way to avoid the bar chart?
Is it necessary to identify single countries of origin?
How to […]

Boost Your Food Business with Innovation Vouchers

Victorian businesses in the agriculture and food sector can now benefit from a new voucher scheme and virtual network to help grow their business.
The Victorian Government is investing $14.5 million in new funding to support businesses to become more productive, employ more people, improve market access and in general, increase their scale, diversity […]

Registered Service Providers – Innovation

Scroll down or click on the Service Provider link to view their details:
Agent Oriented Software Pty Ltd
Badalya Pty Ltd
Bayly Group Pty Ltd
Beanstalk Agriculture
CSIRO
Deakin University
Deloitte Australia
Derio Comar Consulting
KPMG
La Trobe University
Memko Pty Ltd
Monash Food Innovation Centre
OzScientific Pty Ltd
RMIT University
Robert Bosch Australia
ShopAbility Pty Ltd
Solutions in Food
Swinburne University of Technology
University of Melbourne
Victoria University
Agent Oriented […]

Food Drying Technology Short Course 14-15 March

14-15 March 2018 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
CSIRO’s food innovation centre, 671 Sneydes Rd, Werribee
Register before 7 March 2018
About the event
Drying is one of the most frequently used operations across the food processing sector and is critical to the safety, quality and functionality of many food products and ingredients. However, […]

RMIT Food Research and Innovation Centre

The Food Research and Innovation Centre is a world-class facility that helps Australian businesses develop and market innovative, high value products for the global marketplace.
The RMIT Food Research and Innovation Centre is a Registered Service Provider for the Food Innovation Voucher program.
Food Research and Innovation Centre facilities

RMIT is the top provider […]

Food Industry News

Feature article of the week  – from Food Dive
How our food system will be pushed to the limit in 2018

Keep up-to-date with what’s happening in the food industry
Australian Food News www.ausfoodnews.com.au
Global Food Industry News  www.just-food.com
Inside Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) www.insidefmcg.com.au/
Food and Beverage Industry News www.foodmag.com.au/
Food Ingredients First http://www.foodingredientsfirst.com
Food Processing www.foodprocessing.com/industrynews/
Seeds & Chips […]

Food Innovation – International links

New Zealand Food Innovation Network
Callaghan Innovation, New Zealand
Food Innovation and Resource Centre, Singapore
Nebraska Innovation Campus Food Innovation Center
Food Innovation Network, UK  
New Food Innovation Ltd, UK
Park Royal Food Innovation Centre, London
University of Nottingham Food Innovation Centre
Cargills European Food Innovation Center, Belgium
European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT Food)
Food Innovation, Norway
Oregon State University Food Innovation […]

Food Innovation Vouchers

VOUCHER OPTIONS
Vouchers can be used to access facilities, services, advice or expertise from approved service providers. There are two levels of funding:
1. Early stage feasibility and testing:
For a problem that needs an innovative solution.
Applicant is required to contribute at least one hour of time in-kind for every $1000 of voucher […]

Altering ingredients to increase nutrition

Case study
The applicant is a producer and manufacturer of cereals in Victoria. The company’s business plan is to increase its brand position as a health food company, and wants to increase the nutrition density in its cereals.
The company is aware that some Australians are lacking in Vitamin B12 and magnesium. […]