Hub Members

Meet the members of the AFII Agrifood Hub

From start-ups to growing national and international enterprises, these businesses are co-located in our innovation precinct where they have access to the expertise and infrastructure at ANU.

Our vibrant Agrifood Hub is home to several businesses and skilled people in our region who are driving new agrifood solutions.

Wildlife Drones is a tech company that has developed an innovative radio-tracking drone system for locating wildlife and pest animals. Their new initiative, Stock Drones, adapts this world-leading technology for the agriculture sector to improve livestock management and cattle mustering practices.

Haizea Analytics is a spatial data analytics company that specialises in providing rapid access to satellite data and derived services for managing natural resources, ecosystems, and natural hazards such as floods and fires. 

Membrane Transporter Engineers (MTE) develops protein components for highly specific element and nutrient separation from complex solutions and for crop improvement purposes.

Gondwana Genomics is the first company in the world to deploy DNA screening on a large scale to boost tree production in commercial forestry. By DNA testing a single seedling leaf, the company can predict a tree’s traits and key commercial attributes, such as growth rate and resistance to diseases.

Former CSIRO biochemist, Stephen Trowell, has founded a start-up company to allow food companies to check that their products meet the safety and quality needs of consumers. PPB Technology’s entry into the market will answer a burning question for millions of consumers – how to quickly detect the amount of lactose in lactose-modified milk.

CEAT Innovation Hub Alumni

Flurosat is an award-winning crop management and agronomy software offering satellite crop monitoring, crop stress alerts & nitrogen management for precision agriculture.

Nourish Ingredients is a food technology company leading the movement to revolutionise how alternative protein products are made. Nourish create tailored, animal-free fats and oils that make plant-based meat, fish and dairy alternatives even better – tastier and more sustainable.

Scientific Instruments Australia (SIA) is an innovative company that designs and manufactures instrumentation and software for plant science, biotechnology and agriculture. It has offices and labs at La Trobe University’s Research and Development Park in Melbourne and CEAT.

Quantum Brilliance is a start-up company building quantum computers with the ultimate goal of developing ‘QPUs’ that are the size of an accelerator card.

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