Topic: research and development

Export markets reveal a taste for Australian fruit

Australian fruit growers have a better understanding of what international consumers are looking for when purchasing fruit, thanks to a series of surveys carried out in China, Thailand and Indonesia.
Agriculture Victoria research scientist Bruce Tomkins said there were huge opportunities to grow the market for Australian pears and stone-fruit in […]

Monash Food Innovation Centre has a new partner

FOOD INNOVATION NEWS
PLAY Market Research (PLAYMR) has joined the Monash Food Innovation Centre (FIC) to provide a complete end-to-end consumer and shopper research approach.
The partnership brings together the best of capabilities, expertise and toys at the Monash FIC in Clayton.
Food manufacturers looking to get an innovation project off the ground, or validate a great concept with consumers/shoppers, […]

Boost Your Food Business with Innovation Vouchers

Round 1 of the Voucher program closed on 2 March. Successful applicants will be notified by mid-April 2018.
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 […]

Innovation and Pulse Foods

Case study – Innovative Australian pulse foods in sight
Source: Australian Food News (http://www.ausfoodnews.com.au)
Imagine siting down to a breakfast of chickpea flakes? This situation may be a reality if a new Australian research project comes to fruition.
Working with Uncle Toby’s and Woods Foods, a pulse processor in Queensland, a PhD candidate, […]

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 […]

Australian Food and Agribusiness Directory

Food and Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL) is an industry led, government funded initiative to collaboratively fuel growth throughout the food and agribusiness industry.
FIAL, in partnership with the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) and the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), and in collaboration with Data61, have created an […]

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
OzsScientific Pty Ltd
RMIT University
Robert Bosch Australia
ShopAbility Pty Ltd
Solutions in Food
Swinburne University of Technology
University of Melbourne
Victoria University
Agent Oriented […]

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 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 […]