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.
Relentless rain did little to dampen the spirits of the estimated 450 delegates, 40 virtual attendees, 60 exhibitors and large CRC-cohort contingent at this year’s PCA conference in Coffs Harbour.
CSIRO’s new National Protein Roadmap shows how Australia can capture a $13 billion opportunity to deliver quality proteins of all types – animal, plant and cell-cultured – to meet growing demand globally.
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.
A strategy to provide direction and support for crops grown under shelter in Australia has been launched. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud said the Australian Protected Cropping Strategy 2021-2030 was a pathway for the industry to develop. […]
The CRC for Developing Northern Australia has teamed with Mackay-based Townsend Industries in a pilot facility to test a new sugarcane processing system capable of delivering an array of high-value products.
Queensland University of Technology’s Dr Ozgur Dedehayir researches the strategic implications of technological evolution, disruptive innovations and their impacts on society. Most recently, he’s been focused on food innovation ecosystems – a topic that resonates with this keen home chef.
Among the food and beverage firms sharing $33+m under the federal government’s MMI’S Translation and Integration streams is FAN food-cluster member Turbine Sunshine Coast, which will use its $8.7m grant to establish a large-scale contract manufacturing and R&D precinct at Sunshine Coast Airport.
Western Australia’s new agrifood network aims to ‘connect, inspire and educate’ local food producers and manufacturers to drive the development of a progressive, sustainable agrifood sector for the state.
WSU commits to future jobs, skills and research growth with state-of-the-art Agri-Tech Hub vision launch
Western Sydney University has launched its vision for an Agri-Tech Hub: a six-hectare, high-tech greenhouse complex for commercial, teaching and research work that will help create new jobs and opportunities for high-tech horticulture in the region.