Victorian Food Innovation Network

IBM Launches Food Trust blockchain for commercial use

After 18 months of testing, IBM’s blockchain-based food traceability platform is live for use by retailers, wholesalers and suppliers across the food ecosystem.
According to Brigid McDermott, Vice President, IBM Food Trust, the site overcomes 5 barriers to enterprise blockchain implementation:

Building an ecosystem,
creating a business model that adds value for all parties,
implementing […]

Beam Time Pitch Night & Roundtable

 
Do you have a burning problem that could be solved by a scientist? South East Melbourne Innovation Partnership (SEMIP) is proud to bring you Pitch for Beam Time pitch night on 31st October 6pm at the Eastern Innovation Business Centre.
The Prize: The winner will receive $10,000 worth of Beam time at the Australian Synchrotron in Clayton with […]

Start-up seeks to guarantee meat eating quality using science

Have you ever eaten a tough piece of meat? That might be a thing of the past as Adelaide start-up MEQ Probe has developed medical grade probes to use in abattoirs to objectively test meat eating quality traits such as marbling and shear force.
“Today the measurements (such as marbling and shear […]

Applications open: AgriFutures™ Emerging Industries Advisory Panel

Do you have what it takes to help identify and grow Australian agriculture’s emerging industries? Applications for the AgriFutures™ Emerging Industries Advisory Panel are now open. Entrepreneurs, economists and those with a research and development (R&D) background are encouraged to apply.
Visit agrifutures.com.au/emerging-industries-advisory-panel/ for more information about the application process and […]

Winning The Hearts and Minds Of The Chinese Consumer

This event is fully sponsored by Alibaba, AsiaLink and Monash Food Innovation Centre on Friday 19 October 2018 at 9:00am. Book here
 
Agenda:
9am Registration and light breakfast
9.30am Welcome and Introductions
9.45am Monash Innovation Centre: Get your products China ready
10.15am Alibaba: Learn how to tap into the e-commerce enabled China opportunity
10.45am AsiaLink: Building […]

Health Claims Workshop November 2018

This interactive half-day workshop presented by FoodLegal’s Charles Fisher will walk you through how to make a compliant health claim on your label and marketing materials.
This event is vital for anyone thinking about using health claims to set themselves apart considering the recent ACCC case against Heinz (resulting in a […]

Innovation in Food and Agribusiness Forum 15-16 November 2018

At the La Trobe Business School/NORTHLink Innovation in Food and Agribusiness Forum, you will learn what it takes to build innovative and sustainable global food production systems and agribusiness.
The Forum will explore:
• Changing consumer demands in the food-related industries.
• Emerging markets and the power of data analytics.
• How science research impacts […]