Our Food Safety and Innovation Centre provides undergraduate and graduate teaching in microbiology and aspects of food science and innovation. It researches and delivers innovative approaches to improve the safety, quality, functionality, and shelf life of food and expertise in the microbiology of food production systems.
We support the food industry in Tasmania by providing innovation, actionable knowledge, and solutions to add value, safety, and sustainability to produce.
The Centre also provides leadership and network connections with national and international interests in food safety, quality, and food processing innovation.
Centre for Food Innovation
The Centre for Food Innovation (CFI) is a ground-breaking science collaboration between the University of Tasmania, the Commonwealth Government’s Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).
Led by TIA Professor Roger Stanley, CFI brings together nutritionists and food technology experts with the aim developing high-added value products for both defence application and the benefit of Australian industry.
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Women in Agriculture | Dr Samantha Sawyer4 Dec 2023
One of the notable and welcome changes over the past 60 years has been the steady increase in the number of women electing to study and work in agricultural science.Graduation photographs from the early years of Agricultural Science at the…
Major investment in agricultural research and education in Tasmania24 Oct 2023
The Tasmanian agriculture sector is set to benefit from a multi-million-dollar investment in research and education infrastructure in Northern Tasmania.The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) has shared plans for a new development including a…
National award for TIA food microbiologist7 Mar 2023
Food microbiologist, Dr Laura Rood from the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture has been announced as the recipient of the Australian Pork Limited Award at the national Science and Innovation Awards.Dr Rood is one of just 12 scientists, researchers,…
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Contact TIA Food Safety and Innovation Centre Leader, Professor John Bowman.