Australia’s national science organisation, CSIRO, has announced that it will be moving several of its divisions to the Western City & Aerotropolis Authority’s planned Agribusiness Precinct, to be sited alongside the new, curfew-free international airport.
Western Sydney Aerotropolis’s planned Integrated Logistics Hub, part of the new Agribusiness Precinct, will deliver ‘a multi-modal supply chain solution for the Aerotropolis, Greater Sydney and regional NSW’, says WCAA.
Big brands can no longer rely on their heavyweight clout for food business success in Australia, with consumers and retailers increasingly attracted to smaller ‘underdog’ start-ups, which they perceive to be more innovative.
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.
The CRC Association’s directory of CRC and CRC-P responses to COVID-19 includes initiatives to speed recovery, build a more sustainable society and position us to respond effectively to future challenges.
UNE’s SMART Regional Incubator has launched an initiative connecting government, industry and research partners in “a network of innovative agricultural growth businesses that aims to deliver on Australia’s regional growth agenda”.
In this thought-provoking two-part podcast from Forbes Insights’ Michael Gale, Stangis discusses current challenges and opportunities for food companies globally