FFS PhD scholar Agyemang is modelliing freight data along the agrifood supply chain to boost efficiency and reduce waste on the path from farm to fork.
At the first of a series of Science meets Business events hosted by FIPWA and the CRC, key stakeholders in WA’s agrifood system discussed how smart trade solutions can help expand export opportunities for the sector.
FIAL’s revamped Australian Food and Beverage Catalogue acts as a digital conduit between export-ready local F&B suppliers and qualified buyers worldwide, helping to grow the share of Australian food in the global marketplace.
New controlled-atmosphere tech shown to double the shelf life of sea-freighted fresh veg could give Australia’s horticulture exporters an edge amid pandemic-fuelled air-freight price hikes.
NSW Circular is offering up to $600k to support circular-economy scale-up projects in critical arenas, including solar PV and organic waste. Applications are open until 5pm AEST on Friday 26 November 2021.
QUT and Smart Trade Networks have just launched the world’s first fully blockchain-enabled credentialled marketplace. In their next ‘Smart trade hubs’ project, just commenced under the CRC, they plan to extend it to other commodities and markets.
In stage 2 of the Smart Trade Hubs program, QUT and SCP Capital will extend their blockchain-backed digital trading platform, developed for premium beef exports to China, to high-value fruits, wines and artisan liquor destined for markets across Asia.
Under its Modern Manufacturing Initiative, the Australian Government is offering $800m in grant funding for large-scale collaborative projects in priority manufacturing areas, including food and beverages.
iMOVE CRC’s FAST project will explore transport patterns and suggest solutions to reduce congestion and streamline traffic flows in Liverpool LGA, especially between Liverpool CBD and the plannned Western Sydney International Airport.
Escavox co-founder and CEO Luke Wood talks with AgFutures about the company’s Blue Box, a smart supply-chain tracking device dubbed ‘CCTV for food’.