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Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

Food Agility is a $150m Cooperative Research Centre. We are research collaboration specialists, brokering partnerships between agrifood, technology and research organisations. Together we create scalable, data-driven digital solutions for the Australian agrifood industry.

Our partnership network spans the Australian agrifood and agtech industries and includes eight leading universities. We are funded by our partners and by the Australian Government through its CRC Program.

Working with Food Agility, our agrifood and technology partners can:

  • Access Australia's leading researchers and research capabilities
  • Leverage investment through co-investment and the R&D tax incentive
  • Maximise ROI & impact through dedicated innovation management
  • Commercialise intellectual property
  • Safeguard data through leading data management practices and policies

Research projects

Other research projects
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Multiple industries

Decision Wizard

A decision-making web app to help guide farmers in their on-farm decision-making and to build knowledge about how those decisions …
  • Led by

    Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

  • Start date

    1 Jan 2021

  • Research organisation

    Federation University Australia

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Fruits

Kiwi Fruit Yield Predicition

This project will deliver predictive models of fruit yield count and fruit sizing for kiwi fruit crops to reduce waste …
  • Led by

    Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

  • Start date

    1 Jun 2020

  • Research organisation

    University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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Aquaculture

NSW Oysters Transformation

This project will improve the efficiency and transparency of food safety regulation of the NSW Oyster industry by combining industry leading research with state-of-the-art sensing to enable real-time water quality testing.
  • Led by

    Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

  • Start date

    15 Dec 2017

  • Research organisation

    University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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Wine

Valuing the Environment in Viticulture

This project aims to help farmers with sustainable practices get better access to finance and future-proof their businesses from environmental events like drought.
  • Led by

    Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

  • Start date

    1 Aug 2018

  • Research organisation

    Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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Multiple industries

NAB Sustainable AgriBusiness Adaptions

This project will provide bankers and farmers with practical guidance to support science-backed and commercially considered decisions about where to invest their time effort and money.
  • Led by

    Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

  • Start date

    12 Jul 2021

  • Research organisations

    Federation University Australia, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University)

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Multiple industries

WA Farm Data Sharing

This collaborative research project will help growers make more sophisticated investment decisions using their own data by developing a self-service web-based productivity reporting tool.
  • Led by

    Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

  • Start date

    1 Sep 2021

  • Research organisation

    Curtin University

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Natural capital assets

Cool Soil Initiative

A paddock to product partnership bringing together key players in the grains supply chain to work with grain growers through regional farming systems groups to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This will lead to increased long-term sustainability and yield stability through adopting different farming strategies to increase soil health.
  • Led by

    Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

  • Start date

    1 Oct 2020

  • Research organisation

    Charles Sturt University (CSU)

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Dairy

Clinical Mastitis Decision Support Tool

The project team will build a digital tool to help farmers and vets make better decisions about how they manage mastitis treatments so they can reduce the use of antibiotics and improve animal health.
  • Led by

    Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

  • Start date

    1 Apr 2021

  • Research organisations

    Charles Sturt University (CSU), University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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Aquaculture

Transforming Australian Shellfish Production

Delivering real-time, estuary-specific predictive modelling for shellfish farmers to manage and reduce the cost of closures.
  • Led by

    Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (Food Agility CRC)

  • Start date

    1 Mar 2021

  • Research organisation

    University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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