Topic: Innovation

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 […]

Are you interested in product reformulation? Food testing labs in Melbourne

We are putting together a list of food testing labs in Melbourne that might be of interest to our members.
Here is our initial list which we build on over time.
Please let us know in the comments box below if this is the type of information you are interested in accessing […]

Registered Service Providers – Innovation

Clink on the name or scroll down to view the Service Provider’s details:
Agent Oriented Software Pty Ltd
Australian Engineering Solutions Pty Ltd (Austeng)
Badalya Pty Ltd
Bayly Group Pty Ltd
Beanstalk AgTech
CSIRO
Deakin University
Deloitte Australia
Derio Comar Consulting
FAPIC Global Pty Ltd
Federation University
Geoffrey W. Smithers
KPMG
La Trobe University
Memko Pty Ltd
Monash Food Innovation Centre
OzScientific Pty Ltd
RMIT University
Robert Bosch Australia
RM […]

Apply now for the Rocket Seeder ‘Spring Crop 18’ food and agriculture startup program

Rocket Seeder is currently scouting for 10 amazing new food and agriculture innovators and entrepreneurs looking to bring new products and services to market, from production to consumption, including food, beverages, software, hardware, chemistry, materials, equipment, packaging, new processes and new business models.
To apply for Spring Crop 18, or for more information, please visit: www.rocketseeder.com
or contact Emma […]

2018 Natural Dye Conference

Drawing professionals and seasoned practitioners together over two days, the conference provides an opportunity to hear from experts in farming, processing, manufacturing and researching natural dyes.   The Natural Dye Conference explores the opportunities that botanical dyes present for local fibre industries. Tickets available here.
 

Register for CSIRO’s Impact7 event coming up in August

From saving newborn lives to decontaminating soil to uncovering the mysteries of space; IMPACT7 2018 showcases the Australian research making a huge impact. Over one discovery-filled day, hear how researchers are addressing the major challenges facing our globe.
In partnership with CSIRO, IMPACT7 2018 will spotlight high-impact research from across the […]

Innovative farmers come up with ways to phase out single-use plastic packaging

Paul Crock wants to pioneer sustainable packaging in the meat industry. (ABC Rural: Jess Davis)

Paul Crock wants to pioneer sustainable packaging in the meat industry. (ABC Rural: Jess Davis)
 
Innovative farmers and producers are coming up with their own solutions to phase out single-use plastic, but hope the market will drive demand for plastic-free options.
Gippsland beef producer Paul Crock believes he can go plastic-free, despite being […]

64th International Meat Congress

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 […]

2018 Australian IoT Awards

Three of the best project finalists in the IoT Hub 2018 Australian IoT Awards come from the agriculture sector.
Mystic Motion semi-autonomous vehicle control by Mystic Pants. Mystic Motion is a control system for retro-fitting to vehicle fleets that uses a combination of differential GPS and multiple wireless technologies to enable precision vehicle location […]

Round 2 Food Innovation Vouchers open today

Round 2 of the Food Innovation Voucher program open today 4 June and will close on 13 July.
Victorian businesses in the agriculture and food sector can benefit from a voucher scheme and virtual network to help grow their business.
Through the Boost Your Business program the Victorian Government is supporting businesses to become more productive, […]