Leading the digital
for a sustainable
food future

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The Opportunity

“Digital is the next frontier for the agrifood industry as it strives to meet the growing global demand for safe, sustainable and healthy food. Food Agility promotes data sharing across the agrifood system to accelerate development of scaleable digital services.

"The opportunity for system-wide value creation is massive!”
Dr Mike Briers AO, Food Agility CEO

Key Stats:

There will be 9 billion people in the world by 2050.  To feed them we need to increase food production by 70%. 
(FAO UN, 2009)
Digital has the potential to contribute $250billion to Australia’s GDP by 2050, based on currently-available technology alone. 
(McKinsey, 2017)
Agriculture is set to be Australia’s next $100 billion industry by 2030. 
(KPMG, 2016)

Who we are

What do we do?




Food Agility CRC is a $150million+ innovation hub  harnessing the power of digital technology to help the Australian agrifood industry be more globally competitive and sustainable.
About Us

How we work

An agile, design-led innovation hub.

At Food Agility CRC we don’t just fund research, we are an innovation hub that brokers teams, curates innovation projects and develops creative digital solutions for maximum industry impact.

We start with the challenges facing the agrifood industry. Then we bring together experts from across the agrifood, technology, research and government sectors to create new digital products and services that tackle those challenges in sometimes surprising ways.

How we work

Be part of the Food Agility team

Please go to our Jobs section for more information and our HDR program section for applications
JobsEducation Scholarship (HDR Program)

Our partners

Agrifutures (Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation)
Agribusiness Gippsland
Agrometeorology Australia
Australian Farm Institute Limited
Australian Wine Research Institute
Charles Sturt University
Curtin University of Technology
Dairy Australia
Federation University Australia
Food Innovation Australia Ltd
Growing Solutions
Hivexchange Pty Ltd
Insurance Australia Group Limited
James Cook University
Meshed Pty Ltd
Mulgowie Fresh Pty Ltd
National Australia Bank Limited
NGIS Australia Pty Ltd
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Ovass Pty Ltd
Pracsys (Systems Edge Management Services Pty Ltd)
Precision Agronomics Australia Pty Ltd
QLD Government
Robert Bosch (Australia) Proprietary Limited
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
SA Government
Southern Forests Food Council
Swan Systems (Indicina Pty Ltd)
Sydney Fish Market Pty Ltd
The Yield Technology Solutions Pty Ltd
University of Technology Sydney
University of New England
Ultimo Digital Technologies
Vic Government
WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
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