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Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Food processing technology Novel ingredients Processing & packaging
Research project

Nutritional Qualities of Black Soldier Fly Larvae

As the global population continues to grow towards a predicted 9.5 billion by 2050, a critical shortage of animal proteins is increasingly …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    12 Jun 2022 -
    2 Jul 2023

  • Research organisation

    Western Sydney University (WSU)

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Packaged food
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Food processing technology Novel ingredients Processing & packaging
Opportunity

Buggy Blend – nutritionally optimised, alternative protein pet food range (insect-based)

Opportunity for

  • Australian and international companies interested in commercialising novel products in the pet food industry
  • Existing pet food manufacturing businesses interested in diversified opportunities
  • Insect farming businesses interested in enhanced production outcomes and/or partnering into value-added productisation opportunities
  • Investors interested in sustainable alternative protein products

^This opportunity is only for professional and sophisticated investors.

  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Seeking investment, Joint venture, Seeking partners

  • Readiness
    Late (TRL 8-9)
    Commercial optimisation of the product/service, testing and commercial distribution.
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Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Eggs Forestry Packaged food Pork Poultry Vegetables Wine
Organisation

Bardee

Bardee is on a mission to reshape the global food system. To do this we're transforming food waste into protein and fertiliser with insects.
  • Location

    Melbourne, Global

  • Organisation type

    Startup or Scaleup or SME

Eggs
Research project

Sustainable feeds to optimise layers' productive life

This project investigates the impacts of several alternative protein ingredients including insect meals on laying performance, egg quality, and welfare …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    1 Oct 2023 -
    31 Mar 2027

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Fruits Oilseeds Packaged food Pulse grains Sugar
Organisation

Solution Blue

Solution Blue is a production company that has developed techniques to grow insect protein as part of the developing alternative …
  • Location

    Cowra, New South Wales

  • Organisation type

    Startup or Scaleup or SME

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Other rural industries Packaged food
Organisation

BuggyBix

BuggyBix develops, manufactures and sells insect based pet food products within Australia. We are actively collaborating with Australian insect growers …
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Startup or Scaleup or SME

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cross industry Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Vegetables
Organisation

Goterra

Goterra is an Australian climate tech company disrupting food waste management for the benefit of the planet.
  • Location

    Australian Capital Territory

  • Organisation type

    Startup or Scaleup or SME

Story

Solution Blue cracks the insect industry’s biggest challenge: quality, consistent protein output

Australian insect farming startup, Solution Blue is seeking investors to scale its black soldier fly protein production system. Providing greater productivity at much lower cost than its competitors, Solution Blue’s world-first technology delivers high-quality, consistent insect protein that has so far eluded insect farmers across the world. And it’s got aquaculture and pet food manufacturers clamouring.

  • Led by

    Solution Blue

  • Author

    Casey Dunn

  • Published

    Thursday, 16 September 2021

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Multiple industries
Aquaculture Beef cattle Cereal grains Dairy Eggs Forestry Fruits Natural capital assets Nuts Oilseeds Pasture, fodder & feed Pork Poultry Pulse grains Sheep & lamb Sugar Wine
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
Opportunity

Bardee: black soldier fly organic fertiliser - Superfly® - seeking commercial trial partners in horticulture, broadacre and pasture industries

Opportunity for

  • Australian horticulture, broadacre and pasture farms to trial organic certified fertiliser and soil enhancer made from black soldier fly castings and exoskeletons
  • Led by

    Bardee

  • Opportunity type

    Field trial

  • Readiness
    Any (TRL 1-9)
    For opportunities that are seeking solutions providers who are at any stage of readiness.
Image for Bardee: black soldier fly organic fertiliser - Superfly® - seeking commercial trial partners in horticulture, broadacre and pasture industries
Story

Novel insect-based pet food range, BuggyBlend ready for commercialisation

BuggyBix, with support from AgriFutures Australia, has developed a novel insect-based pet food range – BuggyBlend – to reduce our pets’ environmental pawprint and accelerate the development of Australia’s insect protein industry. An exciting opportunity awaits for commercial partners to assist in the scaling and distribution for Australian and international markets. 

  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • In collaboration with

    BuggyBix

  • Author

    Casey Dunn

  • Published

    Monday, 28 June 2021

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Sugar
Crop protection
Research project

Moth Borers - how are we going to manage them when they arrive?

Moth borers are medium to large moths that eat through sugarcane as caterpillars, reducing yields by up to 20%. To prepare for a potential incursion, this project is investigating the feasibility of using soil-applied systemic insecticides to manage moth borers.
  • Funded by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2018 -
    1 Aug 2021

  • Research organisation

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

Cotton
Crop protection
Research project

Sustainable insect management through improved insect resistance monitoring

This project focuses on resistance surveillance for sustainable management of chewing and sucking pests. While the introduction of Bt cotton …
  • Funded by

    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2019 -
    30 Jun 2022

  • Research organisations

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI)

Story

BuggyBix insect-based pet food range, on track to proving a commercial success

Feeding the growing population is one of the most pressing issues being addressed by global agrifood innovation – but it’s not only human nourishment that’s being investigated. Sydney entrepreneur Shaun Eislers has developed a pet food range using insects as the primary protein source, and is now working with AgriFutures growAG. to connect with investors, wholesalers and distributors.

  • Published

    Monday, 13 June 2022

Image for BuggyBix insect-based pet food range, on track to proving a commercial success
Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Beef cattle Beverage Cereal grains Cotton Dairy Eggs Fruits Honey bees Nuts Oilseeds Other rural industries Packaged food Pasture, fodder & feed Pork Poultry Pulse grains Sheep & lamb Sugar Vegetables Wild catch fisheries Wine Wool
Organisation

NEOGEN Australasia

NEOGEN provides the most comprehensive range of solutions for the food processing, animal protein and agriculture industries, not only protecting the world’s food supply, but also allowing our customers to produce more efficiently and effectively than they could before. Our Food Safety product range covers solutions for the Australasian Agribusiness sector including dehydrated culture media and rapid diagnostic test kits to detect foodborne bacteria, natural toxins, food allergens, plant diseases, and hygiene indicators through ATP sanitation monitoring and much more.
  • Location

    Australia Wide, Global

  • Organisation type

    Corporate

Eggs
Research project

Alternative protein- rich feeds

Through desktop review and industry consultation, this project will identify suitable protein rich feed ingredients to include in Australian pig …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    7 Feb 2022 -
    15 Aug 2022

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Food processing technology
Research project

Red Meat Protein Ingredient Opportunities

This project aims to identify new formats for red meat proteins and new occasions for their use, with a view to developing a red meat protein supplement/ingredient that excites consumers and new and existing product manufacturers.
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    1 Sep 2021 -
    29 Jan 2023

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Research project

Protein Foods for Sustainable Diets

This project builds on previous research on dietary strategies required to shift the Australian diet within planetary boundaries for freshwater, …
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    15 Jun 2021 -
    30 Nov 2022

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Dairy
Crop protection
Research project

Insect Mapping Study

Insect pests can affect pasture and crop yield and therefore dairy farmers' budgets. Careful monitoring of pests and the conditions …
  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2016 -
    30 Sep 2020

  • Research organisations

    CESAR Pty. Ltd, Dairy Australia, The University of Melbourne

Cereal grains
Plant science
Research project

Better sorghum: larger grain with more protein

Feed grains are utilised primarily as a source of energy, with most of the energy from starch, with the protein …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    30 Jan 2018 -
    31 Oct 2021

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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