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Multiple technology areas
Automation Harvest technology Robotics
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Study to review automation of banana de-handing

This project is examining whether it is feasible to automate de-handing of bananas. A hand of bananas is usually separated …

Fruits
Multiple technology areas
Automation Harvest technology Robotics
  • Led by

    Hort Innovation

  • Start date

    2 Dec 2021

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Fruits
Multiple technology areas
Robotics Traceability
Research project

Victorian Strawberry Growers Association -Ag Tech Workshops & Adoption Strategy

The Victorian Strawberry Growers Association (VSGA) has identified four key farm operational areas that would benefit from utilising digital technology. …

Fruits
Multiple technology areas
Robotics Traceability
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    30 May 2021

  • Research organisation

    Victorian Strawberry Growers Association Inc

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Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Automation Processing & packaging Robotics
Research project

Remote Operations - Shadow Robots

A shadow robot is able to precisely mimic human actions, meaning it is ideally suited to tasks where human dexterity …

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Automation Processing & packaging Robotics
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Start date

    18 Mar 2021

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Sugar
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Imagery Input management Robotics
Research project

Reducing herbicide usage on sugarcane farms in reef catchment areas with precise robotic weed control

Herbicides are a threat to non-target plants and animals in rivers, creeks, coastal and inshore areas. Most herbicides, being mobile …

Sugar
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Imagery Input management Robotics
  • Led by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Start date

    30 Sep 2020

  • Research organisation

    James Cook University (JCU)

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Fruits
Multiple technology areas
Input management Robotics
Research project

Advancing apple orchard systems

This project will develop “smarter” apple orchards to improve apple quality and maximise apple yield whilst increasing labour efficiency. The …

Fruits
Multiple technology areas
Input management Robotics
  • Led by

    Hort Innovation

  • Start date

    26 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions (DJPR) [Vic]

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Fruits
Multiple technology areas
Harvest technology Imagery Machinery & hardware Plant science Robotics
Research project

Sensors for Summerfruit Exports

Developing innovative new real-time sensors to assess fruit quality to meet summerfruit export requirements for the Chinese market.

Fruits
Multiple technology areas
Harvest technology Imagery Machinery & hardware Plant science Robotics
  • Led by

    Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

  • Start date

    31 May 2020

  • Research organisation

    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University)

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Wool
Multiple technology areas
Automation Robotics
Research project

Efficiency and Automation in Wool Harvesting

Labour is a significant cost in shearing, classing and wool handling. There are many activites in the wool zones where …

Wool
Multiple technology areas
Automation Robotics
  • Led by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Start date

    1 Jan 2020

  • Research organisation

    University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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Wool
Multiple technology areas
Automation Robotics
Research project

Development of a Smart Shearing Handpiece

Shearing handpieces have remained relatively unchanged since mechanisation. This investment will examine the opportunity to design smarter handpieces that incorporate …

Wool
Multiple technology areas
Automation Robotics
  • Led by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Start date

    18 Nov 2019

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Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Automation Food processing technology Machinery & hardware Robotics
Research project

Robotic Removal of Button Bone and Flat Bone after Striploin Chine Bone Removal – Stage 1 Practical Feasibility

This first stage feasibility is to examine the following: - Method of locating and fixation of a striploin primal for …

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Automation Food processing technology Machinery & hardware Robotics
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Start date

    12 Jul 2019

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Aquaculture
Multiple technology areas
E-commerce & market platforms Fisheries technology Imagery Robotics Traceability
Research project

Seafood tracking and traceability

This Food Agility project will track fish from bait to plate. It harnesses a range of technologies to verify fish origin and quality and to support an online trading system for Sydney Fish Market.

Aquaculture
Multiple technology areas
E-commerce & market platforms Fisheries technology Imagery Robotics Traceability
  • Led by

    Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

  • Start date

    1 Mar 2019

  • Research organisation

    University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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Beef cattle
Multiple technology areas
Automation Robotics
Research project

Prototype feedlot autonomous mobile robot for bunk calling

The project aimed to develop a prototype of an automated feedlot mobile robot to complement the Bunk Scanner, which can …

Beef cattle
Multiple technology areas
Automation Robotics
  • Led by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Start date

    15 Oct 2018

  • Research organisation

    Manabotix Pty Ltd

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Multiple technology areas
Automation Imagery Robotics
Research project

Horizon Scanning - Opportunities for new technologies and industries

The objectives of this project are to identify potential new agriculture industries that could emerge due to the influence of …

Multiple technology areas
Automation Imagery Robotics
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    16 Apr 2018

  • Research organisation

    Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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Wool
Robotics
Research project

Semi-Autonomous Scoping Study

Automated shearing technology has been of widespread interest to wool growers since the 1990s when technological feasibility was first demonstrated. …

Wool
Robotics
  • Led by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Start date

    3 Apr 2018

  • Research organisation

    University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Automation Food processing technology Machinery & hardware Robotics
Research project

Scoping processor requirements in beef cutting control, yield data traceability, robotics, automation and structured manual cutting and handling

The Australian beef industry has specific requirements for planning automation and robotics integrated with traceability of information in the value …

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Automation Food processing technology Machinery & hardware Robotics
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Start date

    20 Mar 2018

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Multiple technology areas
Automation Robotics
Research project

Identification of gaps in Australia's agtech ecosystem

The purpose of this project is to identify gaps in the Australian agtech ecosystem with a focus on improving collaboration …

Multiple technology areas
Automation Robotics
  • Led by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Start date

    1 Mar 2018

  • Research organisation

    AgThentic

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