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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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,…
Superstar Sam smashing assumptions about STEM18 Nov 2022
Dr Sawyer is among Australia’s newest Superstars of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) – 60 diverse brilliant scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians who want to step into the media spotlight as science experts…
Agriculture pathways explored at Careers Forum20 Sep 2022
Passion and ideas for the future of the industryDon Hoyle is a TIA graduate, who attended the Careers Forum in his capacity as an agronomist for Bejo."It was great to speak with prospective graduates one-on-one and hear about their passions and big…
Want to know more?
Contact TIA Food Safety and Innovation Centre Leader, Professor John Bowman.