The ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Chemical Industries is offering agrifood-tech companies the chance to fund and mentor promising Masters-degree students (and potential recruits) – and to own the resulting IP.
China’s recent suspension of Australian meat exports highlights the need to improve supply-chain transparency and traceability, contends farmer and digital ag-tech entrepreneur Justin Webb in this opinion piece for AgFunder News.
Northern Australia’s aquaculture industry is forecast to grow fivefold and exceed $1.34 billion in value by 2030 – if industry players collaborate to surmount challenges and seize opportunities, states a new report from CRCNA.
Two stories in the Australian Financial Review look at the challenges and opportunities the COVID-19 pandemic presents to tech entrepreneurs.
According to data from the United States Pharmacopeia, the top three purchase criteria for dietary supplements among Chinese consumers are product quality (79 per cent), ingredient list (60%) and quality assurance seal (53%).
From panic-buying of non-perishable pantry staples to increased online ordering, COVID-19’s impacts on freight and logistics are multiple, as are the lessons to be learned.
CSIRO is offering free entry to its new, online Innovation Enabled Growth program to a select group of small-to-medium enterprise leaders in the agrifood space.
As supply chains for traditional livestock products falter in countries across the globe, plant-based meat alternatives, such as those from Impossible Foods and Beyond Meats, are filling the void, with product sales skyrocketing in recent weeks.
Networks of mycelial filaments can mimic the texture of meat, minus animal protein’s outsized carbon footprint, argues this WIRED story on the future of fungi as convincing – and sustainable – meat substitute.
Sydney-based inventor David Soo has grown vanilla worth $600,000 in a custom-made high-tech geodome in which everything can be controlled remotely via smartphone.