CSIRO’s food innovation centre makes it easy for food, ingredient and equipment manufacturing companies to access our extensive expertise, technologies and support in innovation. From adopting innovative technologies and improving process efficiency to creating high value products for new markets, we partner with industry every day.
CSIRO’s food innovation centre has the most significant and extensive food innovation expertise available to industry in Australia.
Advanced separation technologies: opportunities for industry
With our expertise in advanced separation technologies, we help industry extract valuable components from agri-food streams in an environmentally sustainable manner.
Consumer goods: value-added manufactured food products
If your goal is creating value-added manufactured food products that are cost efficient and appealing to consumers then CSIRO can help.
Dairy: creating new opportunities for industry
CSIRO's food innovation centre explores the science of milk to create commercial opportunities for new dairy products.
Hire of pilot plant equipment and facilities for industry
CSIRO's food manufacturing research and development pilot plants are unique national facilities which offer significant expertise, technologies and infrastructure to the food industry.
Food and ingredient technologies: opportunities for industry
We partner with food and ingredient companies in solving their innovation challenges in ingredient and food product development.
Food safety and quality in the food industry
We work with the food manufacturing industry adopting and developing new technologies and process applications for safer, fresher and healthier foods.
Horticulture and grains: value-added opportunities for industry
We research, develop and deliver value-added opportunities for industry in horticultural and grain products.
Intellectual property opportunities in agri-food technologies
Accessing intellectual property and patented know-how created by CSIRO can provide ready-to-go solutions to innovation challenges and generate first-to-market commercial opportunities for companies through licensing arrangements.
Meat and seafood: opportunities for industry
With our expertise in muscle foods, we assist the meat and seafood industries with a broad range of quality issues and new product opportunities, from improving colour and tenderness to value adding and extending shelf life.
Nutrition and health
If your goal is demonstrating the health benefits of existing or new food ingredients, foods, diets or technology products that are cost efficient and appealing to your end-user, then CSIRO can help.
Process engineering: opportunities for industry
If your goal is creating differentiated food products, process efficiency, waste utilisation, supply chain sustainability or incorporating bioactives, our process engineering team can help.
Sensory and consumer science: opportunities for industry
CSIRO’s sensory, flavour and consumer science expertise is unique in that it integrates flavour science, objective sensory science and consumer acceptance and food choices.
CSIRO’s food innovation centre is the most extensive food innovation provider to industry in Australia.
CSIRO’s food innovation centre makes it easy for food, ingredient and equipment manufacturing companies to access our extensive expertise, technologies and support in innovation.
We hold a range of innovation events, seminars and workshops for the food and ingredient manufacturing industry.