June 13, 2018 | Media Releases

Helping Australia’s Food Industry Go Digital

An industry-led Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) launched today is helping Australia’s farmers, food producers and food industry businesses embrace digital technologies to improve their productivity, strengthen their branding and create new jobs and export opportunities. Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation Zed Seselja launched the Food Agility CRC this morning, which brings together 54 participants from food, technology and …

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June 6, 2018 | Media Releases

Agribusinesses Target New Markets and Job Growth with Government Support

Farmers, food suppliers and retailers across the country are set to benefit from Australia’s first ever agribusiness clustering initiative. Food Innovation Australia Limited’s (FIAL) Cluster Programme encourages businesses, researchers and educational institutions to work together to build on their competitive advantage, and develop solutions to challenges. The new programme provides matched-funding to support clusters in the food, beverage and agribusiness …

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March 13, 2018 | Media Releases

Government Initiative Fast Tracks Fairfax Manufacturer’s Development

Fairfax Liberal MP Ted O’Brien welcomed the Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation, Senator the Hon Zed Seselja to visit a local manufacturer of innovative medical equipment on the Sunshine Coast. Smartline Machinery is a Sunshine Coast based manufacturer beginning to transition from traditional medical cabinet production to manufacturing digitally enabled cabinets and supportive software. The cabinets are used …

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