Topic: Innovation

Mondelez open innovation portal

Mondelez International is seeking products in its Open Innovation Portal, including solutions to help them to create high-protein snacks, reduce sugar, find novel natural flavours, coolers and more.

Current Needs

New! Anti-sticking technology for fat and water based viscous liquids
Novel ingredients for creating high-protein snacks
Novel technologies and ingredients to modify texture […]

Innovation in agriculture vital to address future food challenges

Innovation is the central driving force which will transform food systems.
Rapid advances in agricultural innovation that address climate change and support family farmers are crucial if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s Director-General told the opening session of the first International Symposium on […]

Italian farming thriving on tradition and innovation

Italy is the European leader for companies in the agricultural and fisheries sector run by entrepreneurs under 35. Revolutionary ideas from those who combine tradition and innovation, focusing on teamwork.
Today it is not only the hoe, tractor, and fishing rod. The new generation of green and blue entrepreneurs who fish […]


The challenge for many businesses in the food industry, particularly Small & Medium Enterprises (SME), is that traditional methods of taking new products and services to market are too slow, expensive and high risk, with consumer or customer needs not adequately embedded in the final solution. Additionally, many SMEs […]

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 (Food Innovation Voucher Program)

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Agent Oriented Software Pty Ltd
Australian Engineering Solutions Pty Ltd (Austeng)
Badalya Pty Ltd
Bayly Group Pty Ltd
Beanstalk AgTech
Deakin University
Deloitte Australia
Derio Comar Consulting
FAPIC Global Pty Ltd
Federation University
Geoffrey W. Smithers
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:
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 […]