Future Food Systems eNews issue # 24 – June 2022

Flagship $13.6m CRC project backs Food Technology Facility for Western Australia The CRC has partnered with WA DPIRD and Murdoch University in a cutting-edge R&D hub where agrifood firms will work with leading scientists to create, trial and scale value-adding innovations. Read more CERS introduces next-gen chemical engineers to industry […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 23 – May 2022

Western Australian food innovation hub makes big stride forward On 4 May, CRC stakeholders met at the soon-to-be-completed Food Innovation Precinct Western Australia (the Precinct) in the Shire of Murray to sign lease agreements for core facilities within the precinct. The CRC has approved an $11.5 million project with the […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 22 – April 2022

Video: ‘Coffs Harbour food innovation ecosystem’ project wrap-up The CRC’s ‘Coffs Harbour food innovation ecosystem’ project gathered key information on food and agribusinesses operating in the Coffs region of the NSW Mid North Coast and canvassed opinion from agrifood firms in the area. Coffs Harbour City Council worked with Queensland […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 21 – March 2022

New CRC partner WA Future Food Network launches digital platform for industry The WA Future Food Network has launched the Connectory: a digital platform connecting primary producers with processors, manufacturers, distributors, exporters and ancillary businesses all along the state’s food and beverage supply chain. WA FFN is working with local […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 20 – November 2021

This month, we update you on the outcomes of our ‘Coffs food innovation ecosystem’ project, the release of Peel’s roadmap for Western Australia’s food and beverage businesses and the nutritional database The George Institute is developing for Food Standards ANZ. Please join us online for our annual Research Showcase this […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 19 – October 2021

Highlights this month include a new four-year project to optimise wheat grain drying and a cross-national collaboration to develop cost-effective, sustainable fertigation regimes for greenhouse vegetables. We also profile Charles Darwin University’s Dr Sean Bellairs, and Gareema Pandey, CRC Industry PhD. Sanitarium teams with UNSW scientists to optimise its wheat-grain […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 18 – September 2021

Highlights this month include the CRC’s first major functional food project with WA DPIRD and Bruker, a robotics collaboration with commercial grower P’Petual, and a project to map protecting cropping facilities nationally led by Hort Innovation. We introduce a new international partner, Qatar University, and update you on partner news, […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 17 – August 2021

From the CEO It’s an exciting time for our food cluster participants as governments across Australia back innovation in food manufacturing and supply chain infrastructure. The $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative has prioritised the food sector. CRC industry and government partners are engaging with the program to channel grant funds […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 16 – July 2021

From the CEO Despite widespread lockdowns across three states it’s been full steam ahead for the CRC, with the new financial year bringing more projects and participants. Projects commenced this month include a second project with BeefLedger and new participant Smart Trade Networks, to expand their blockchain-enabled smart trading platform […]

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Future Food Systems eNews issue # 15 – June 2021

From the CEO This month we welcome two new Board members. Mark Prendergast is a senior executive and non-executive director who brings more than two decades’ international experience in the food industry to the CRC. Tony Cull has extensive board-level experience within multinational corporations, large cooperatives and family-owned businesses across […]

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