Federal Labor has promised to fund one-third of WSU’s $50m Agri Tech Hub, which is set to become the nation’s first high-tech commercial, teaching and research greenhouse complex.
Australian food and beverage manufacturers: apply by 18 February 2022 for grants of up to $25,000 to boost energy-efficiency and adopt new energy technologies under the latest round of the federal government’s Energy Efficient Communities program.
Grants of up to $25,000 are available to assist food and beverage manufacturing SMEs in improving their energy-efficiency under the latest round of the Australian Government’s Energy Efficient Communities program.
Every dollar invested in research and development creates $3.50 in benefits for Australia, says new CSIRO analysis
Recent ABS stats show that Australian industry’s R&D spend as a proportion of GDP is half the OECD average and the lowest it’s been since 2003, but CSIRO analyses reveal that investing in innovation pays off, and is crucial for the nation’s future resilience and prosperity.
The federal-government-backed $4m Research Institute for Northern Agriculture and Drought Resilience will boost CDU’s research capability in aquaculture, livestock, pastoral production. and cropping and horticulture systems.
RAMPP is a six-year, $50 million federal government program aimed at increasing the resilience and reliability of power supply for regional and remote communities.
Nominations for Protected Cropping Australia’s biennial Industry Awards, recognising the contributions of ‘inspiring individuals’ to the protected cropping sector, are open.
Queensland-based Fable Food Co, a CRC participant, has raised $6.5m in seed funding to ramp up R&D and production of its fungi-based meat-substitute products.
The winners of Food & Fibre Gippsland’s ‘What’s Your Food or Fibre Challenge, Gippsland?’ have been announced. The successful businesses will use the funding and support to help them surmount obstacles to sustainable growth.