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Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) is the Rural Research and Development Corporation (RDC) that supports the red meat processing industry throughout Australia. AMPC's mandate is to provide research, development and extension (RD&E) services that improve the sustainability and efficiency of the sector.

Red meat processor levies are strategically invested in research, development and extension programs that are aligned to targeted marketing initiatives. These programs deliver outcomes and benefits for both the Australian red meat processing industry and the broader Australian community.

Commercial opportunities

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Logo for Waterless knife sterilisation for meat processing plants
Multiple industries

Waterless knife sterilisation for meat processing plants

Opportunity for

  • Solution providers wanting to develop new solutions for sterilisation of knives and other tools for Australian red meat abattoirs. Participants may be: 
    • Wishing to brainstorm and evaluate (without substantially building) new approaches (this can be initially focussed and limited to knife sterilisation) 
    • Ready to build and evaluate designs for new approaches 
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Research partner, Field trial

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
Logo for 'Steak to Primal' traceability (software or hardware)
Multiple industries

'Steak to Primal' traceability (software or hardware)

Opportunity for

  • Software and hardware solution providers or developers looking for financial support to demonstrate and evolve offerings in 'steak to primal' traceability and demonstrate it in a meat processing environment
  • Existing traceability providers who would like support to extend their offer to deliver a 'steak to primal' solution
  • New providers interested in addressing the 'last mile' and integrating with existing traceability providers or providing that directly as part of a traceability solution
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Research partner

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
Logo for Waterless lamb frenching: reducing 210,000 knifing path actions per shift to zero
Multiple industries

Waterless lamb frenching: reducing 210,000 knifing path actions per shift to zero

Opportunity for

  • Solution providers wanting to demonstrate and evolve an offering in 'waterless frenching' and demonstrate it in meat processing environments
  • Solution providers wishing to validate conceptual designs and/or build and evaluate initial prototypes that reduce human effort, water and energy consumption
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Research partner, Field trial

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.
Logo for Red meat bone belt automated monitoring solution
Multiple industries

Red meat bone belt automated monitoring solution

Opportunity for

  • Imagery solutions providers or developers seeking financial support to demonstrate and evolve your offering in red meat monitoring on bone belts to measure and manage red meat discharging on the bone belt to acceptable levels
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Opportunity type

    Seeking interest, Research partner

  • Readiness
    Early (TRL 1-4)
    Describes the challenge or opportunity being pursued and undertakes preliminary R&D to determine if the concept is feasible.

Research projects

Other research projects
Logo for Contemporary chemical lean validation – national standard for measurement
Multiple industries

Contemporary chemical lean validation – national standard for measurement

It is proposed that an interlaboratory comparison is done to validate the performance for methods used for CL determination by …
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Start date

    1 Mar 2017

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Logo for An on-line system to assess beef quality characteristics
Multiple industries

An on-line system to assess beef quality characteristics

The overall goal of this project is to evaluate the TenderSpecTM Beef Classification System for objective assessment of ribeye quality …
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Start date

    1 Dec 2017

  • Research organisations

    Goldfinch Solutions, LLC

Logo for Hyperspectral ZT and Food Safety Determination (Phase 2) 
Multiple industries

Hyperspectral ZT and Food Safety Determination (Phase 2) 

Hyperspectral imaging (HSI) is finding new applications globally in many areas. Scott has recently purchased a wide ranging Hyperspectral camera …
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Start date

    20 Jan 2017

  • Research organisation

    Scott Automation & Robotics

Logo for An Integrated Scholarship Program in Process Engineering - Year 3
Multiple industries

An Integrated Scholarship Program in Process Engineering - Year 3

In partnership with AMPC, QUT will establish a prestigious Integrated Scholarship Scheme that will educate and train the future red …
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Start date

    1 Jan 2019

  • Research organisation

    Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Logo for Educational Pathways: Creating a Highly Skilled Meat Industry - Year 2
Multiple industries

Educational Pathways: Creating a Highly Skilled Meat Industry - Year 2

This is the second year of the Educational Scholarship Pathways Program: Creating a Highly Skilled Meat Industry (ESP), aiming to …
  • Led by

    Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC)

  • Start date

    3 Mar 2018

  • Research organisation

    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University)

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