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FIAL launched their Cluster Programme in late 2017 to encourage greater connectivity and collaboration in regions across the Australian food and agribusiness sector. On the 6th June 2018, they announced the four successful applicants: The East Gippsland Food Cluster, Fermentation Tasmania,The Food and Agribusiness Network (FAN) and Central Coast Industry Connect.
For the first time, over 3,000 industry businesses from all over Australia will be listed in the Australian Food & Agribusiness Directory. This online directory allows individuals to use one source to find potential partners, suppliers, and distributors across the food and agribusiness industry.
Are you looking to grow your business? Considering launching into other markets? To ensure that you have access to the right information, all in one place, FIAL has created a Market Insights & Information Portal thatconsolidates information from a number of sources to produce insights to support businesses interested in entering new markets.
FIAL’s Project Fund is changing the game for the industry by removing funding as an obstacle in product development. FIAL fosters a world of possibility for companies, such as Proportion, that are brave enough to walk through unchartered territories with the intention of transforming the health and lives of Australians.
Food Innovation Australia Ltd have commissioned Dr Ross McLeod to report on the economic impact of lost Australian food and wine sales in key export markets due to fraud, and to identify strategies for reducing fraud cost.
New, simpler application process for the Australian Trusted Trader programme is now in place.
Professor Cordelia Selomulya and her team from Monash University’s Department of Chemical Engineering, along with international collaborators in China, US, and France, have developed world-first ‘Smart Drying’ technology to help optimise the current industry-standard spray drying conditions and their effect on the final powdered dairy products.
The Victorian Government has initiated a global search for “cutting-edge” Internet of Things (IoT) agtech.The move is designed to support on-farm IoT trials which will run in key agricultural areas, covering Victoria's major agriculture sectors of dairy, broad-acre cropping, meat production and horticulture.
Western Australia’s wine regions are receiving funding from the Australian government.
The Australian Blueberry Growers’ Association (ABGA) has entered a joint venture with Raspberries and Blackberries Australia (RABA).
Australia’s largest collaborative soil research initiative, aimed at enabling farmers to increase their productivity and profitability, has launched today at the University of Newcastle.
An agriculture hackathon (AgHack) was held in Perth to seek new digital solutions to drive growth and keep the state’s agricultural sector globally competitive.