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Office, lab and hot desk spaces are available for agri-food businesses, from start-ups to more established operations. This is a unique opportunity to undertake your R&D alongside Australia’s best researchers, working together to secure funding, participate in knowledge exchange and build research impact.


October Director’s message

As the former interim Director of the ANU node of the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF), it was fantastic to hear that the Australian Government has awarded $60 million towards expanding its national footprint. The funding, through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS), will be matched by state governments, university partners and industry, to

4 weeks ago

September Director’s message

This month, I visited the World Vegetable Center (WVC) in Tainan, Taiwan.  Celebrating its 50th year, the mission of the WVC is to deliver: “Healthier lives and more resilient livelihoods through greater diversity in what we grow and eat”. In addition to undertaking research to improve breeding of globally-important fruit and vegetables, the WVC is

2 months ago

R&D investment critical for food security

Countries need to invest in long-term agricultural research and development if we are to create a food secure world. That was the message from the United States Government’s chief advisor on the topic to the Crawford Fund Conference in Canberra earlier this month. U.S. Special Envoy on Global Food Security, Cary Fowler, is keenly aware

2 months ago

PPB ‘best in class’ at Australian Good Design Awards

CEAT Hub member PPB Technology has won ‘Best in Class for Medical and Scientific Equipment’ at the 2023 Australian Good Design Awards for their CYBERTONGUE® Food Testing System. Founder Dr Stephen Trowell attended the awards ceremony on 8 September in Melbourne and was on hand to collect the award. The Australian Good Design Awards is

2 months ago