Value adding to new and emerging industries – an R&D scoping study
Spiegare Pty Ltd
Project code: PRJ-010693
Project stage: Closed
Project start date: Monday, October 31, 2016
Project completion date: Monday, November 14, 2016
National Priority: NEPI-Incubate new and emerging plant industries, support breakthrough projects
To ascertain what opportunities exists to build new and emerging industry supply chains to deliver high value nutraceuticals and / or bioactive extracts (or products more broadly) to the health and wellbeing consumer sector (through a range of processing and marketing partners), particularly with the view to developing a project/s under Round 3 of the Rural Research and Development for Profit grant round.
New and Emerging Plant Industries
Spiegare Pty Ltd
In the immediate term, the matters that require attention are:
• Articulate drivers for and why there is interest in investing in R&D projects
• Explore how partnering could occur with RIRDC to explore new opportunities both within industry and other RDCs (e.g. HAL)
• Identify what specific R&D priorities and opportunities are front of mind with potential partners to enable further progression of new industries
• Consider the Round 3 of the Rural Research and Development for Profit grant guidelines and if there is a possibility of developing a project under this round, or a subsequent round in response to identified R&D priorities. This could be either as a large project in conjunction with commercial partners or a ‘small Kakadu plum only’ project partnering with The Kakadu Plum company and University of Queensland (who have approached up already), or something else altogether.