Research consortium

Research and education consortium The Future Food Systems transdisciplinary research team is drawn from six leading Australia research and teaching universities, three state and territory government R&D bodies and The George Institute for Global Health. Covering all skillsets relevant to the food value chain, the consortium brings integrated capability and [...]
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Prof. Ian Anderson

Professor Ian Anderson | Research Lead | Program 2: Future farming systems Professor Ian Anderson is currently Director at the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment and the National Vegetable Protected Cropping Centre, based at the Hawkesbury campus of Western Sydney University. Prof. Anderson has an accomplished record of achievement in research, education and [...]
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IoT for indoor cropping project forges ahead after lab lockdown lifts

The ‘IoT for indoor cropping’ project under the CRC’s Research Program 2 has commenced after a months-long delay due to COVID-19-related lab closures. Now, the first trials are underway at WSU’s newly opened experimental glasshouse facility, reports project lead and […]

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Board

Board Fiona Simson | Chair Fiona Simson is a prominent innovator and influencer in the Australian agrifood sector and brings a wealth of leadership and governance expertise, gained in roles including President of the National Farmers' Federation (NFF), Deputy Chair of NRMA, Director of the Australia Made Campaign and a Director of [...]
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Providence Asset Group: innovative energy and smart city solutions to power up CRC food precincts

CRC partner Providence Asset Group brings a wealth of expertise around smart technologies – including renewable energy for microgrids and world-first hydrogen technology for green-power storage – to the collective table, and is positioned to play a key role in […]

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