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Connecting you with a world class research capability that helps you to differentiate in the highest value way.

Adding value to your business

Monash Research

We will FIND you the capability and infrastructure.
DEFINE the question for your highest value point of difference and find you a solution.

Sustained value creation is the goal. Monash and industry link research discoveries with infrastructure that will identify scalable opportunities for individuals and communities.

We provide the broker links and translation from research to industry. Why is this necessary? Because we understand the language of pure and applied research and how this can be harnessed to create great commercial value.

Support with accessing funding opportunities including Government & Industry grants.

We have Business Development Managers with extensive Industry experience, connecting world leading researchers to partner with industry to find sustainable, novel and practical solutions to industry challenges.

The bio-waste valorisation research helps food and agricultural companies tackle costly waste challenges to have a sustainable business to take full advantage of a growing demand in domestic and export markets for high quality food products

View our food waste presentations from our experts from recent workshops and events.
Have you considered Monash?

$1 Billion + Advanced Innovation Precinct

Monash is Australia's largest research intensive Go8 (Group of Eight) university;
amongst the top 0.5% of world universities.
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#1 in Australasia for Engineering and Technology  – World Ranking 2015-16: Top 100.​

Australia’s most Global university, with a  footprint that spans China, Malaysia, India and through to South Africa and Europe.​

New investments such as the Green Chemical Futures (AUS$80M) and the New Horizons (AUS$156M) buildings have further enhanced the precinct.

The CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific Industry Research Organisation) – a neighbor and alliance partner.​

Founding partners of the Australian Synchrotron and the $50M Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication (fabrication, analysis, design and prototyping).

Our Vision

We co-create with Monash science, research and technology, solutions to nourish a growing and hungry world to help feed 9 billion people a healthy and sustainable diet within planetary boundaries.
Personalised Nutrition:

Foods, Technologies & Food systems that will enable individuals to adapt their diet throughout their life stages and life style choices.

Sustainable Food Systems:

Foods, Diets, Technologies & Food systems that maximise & replenish their environmental resource footprint to balance the population growth.

From the individual to entire communities, through Australia and into Asia.

Clients We've Helped

Just some of the businesses we've helped innovate and thrive.

We are leading the way in sustainable food systems

Effect of a polyphenols (marine) on glycemic control

Effect of night time eating on metabolism

Impact of dairy in exercise

Gut training studies to enhance gut resistance / resilience

Role of intake during exercise on gut health

Impact of probiotics on gut health

Impact of soy and linseed in bread to reduce glycemic index and menopausal symptoms in women

Impact of garlic in reducing cholesterol and heart disease

Waste Valorisation - low value waste streams into high value

We have access to key technologies in sustainable food systems

Dietary and nutrition study facility that can monitor any human biomarker in the body.

Specialist facility offering expertise in DNA, RNA and microbial technologies.

Mechanistic research institute that focuses on cellular based research that provides the basis for clinical trials.

Medical Genomics Facility provides a comprehensive range of technologies to analyse DNA and RNA, to determine its structure and function and its role in health and disease.

Monash Health Translational Clinic Institute translates mechanistic research into disease population studies through clinical trials.

Monash Biomedical Imaging provides world-class biomedical imaging expertise for preclinical and clinical research allowing researchers to advance understanding of human diseases to improve health outcomes.

Monash Animal Research Platform supports approved research projects through high quality supply and care of laboratory animals, specialising in rodent supply and reproduction through advanced technical and veterinary services across a range of species.

BASE: Research tailored for industry to understand products nutrition and health capabilities

Physiological performance assessment

Hydration status assessment

Macro nutrient oxidation rate assessment

Body composition analysis

Sleep laboratory

Comprehensive human biomarker testing

Glucose and liquid metabolism profiling

Immune response mapping

Bone health assessment

Muscle protein status

Nutritional genomics

Microbiome assessment

Human energy expenditure assessment (rest, during and free living exercise)

Human heat stress testing (ie. Environmental conditions)

Gastrointestinal challenge assessment (integrity, function and symptoms)

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Building a globally competitive dairy and food industry

What is the GRIP?

Graduate Research Interdisciplinary Program to ensure a globally competitive Dairy and Food Industry.

Working with world class researchers and post graduate PhD students, it helps the diary and food industry explore the next frontiers in the manufacturing of new products, efficient distribution, and sustainable resource use.

Why are we doing it?

The Australian dairy industry annually contributes almost $3 billion in export earnings, with >20% export growth for a diverse range of dairy products. The Chinese market presents a significant opportunity with its rapidly expanding middle-class.

What is Australian China Joint Research Centre?

ARJRC in Future Dairy Manufacturing provided the impetus for a strong Australian alliance with China’s Soochow University under the leadership of Professor Xiao Dong Chen, and with financial support of the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). Other Australian and Chinese partners in the ACJRC include Fonterra Australia, Gardiner Foundation, Bega, Food Innovation Centre, The University of Queensland, Devondale Murray Goulburn, China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) and Mengniu Dairy.

Where to get more information?

Client testimonials

Future focused research

“At Lion Dairy & Drinks, we are always on the lookout for great innovations backed by science and technology. Through our interactions with the Monash Food Innovation Centre team and the collaborative exploration of our strategic opportunities, we have co created a couple of research projects to commercialise some of Monash best science discoveries in our branded portfolio. We look forward to many more as we continue the exploration.”

Greg Holden, Lion Dairy and Drinks

New product research

“Monash University Researchers worked with us to increase the shelf life of our products and we can now access new export markets. The team helped us apply for an Innovation Connections grant and even visited our factory to develop a solution that was easy for our production team. We now have more options to sell our products.”

Alba Cheese

Advanced analytical capabilities

“Utilising the advanced analytical platform at Monash University, Hawkins Watts has developed a quality system that detects subtle variations in the batch to batch variations in some of our naturally sourced ingredients. These variations can result in undesired quality defects in our clients’ end products. This has enabled us to further match our products to our clients’ intended uses, improving our overall service offering.”

Ian Robinson, Hawkins Watts

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