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 of high-quality work-ready food technologists in Australia and its research capability is world standard (Excellence in Research Australia 2015).
RMIT has a broad industry network and links with leading research organisations around the world.
Building on these strengths, the $15 million state-of-the-art Food Research & Innovation Centre brings together multidisciplinary research and development capabilities in all areas related to the post-farm gate food value-chain to stimulate innovation and fill the capability gap that are critical for the future success of the Australian food industry in the global market place.
- is an incubation facility stimulating the development of new high-value food and beverage manufacturing enterprises, and enabling existing food manufacturers, especially SMEs, in becoming more innovative (focus on value-adding), efficient and competitive.
- provides teaching and research training with the latest technologies, hands-on experience in product development, food safety, quality assurance, nutrition and industry placements.
- undertakes fundamental, applied and commercial research in partnership with industry.
- assists new and existing companies to up-skill their workforce to meet their current and future business needs.
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