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Wastes to Profits Newsletter – Jun 2019

In this June 2019 issue, Area 3 “Developing technologies for the production of nutritionally-advanced feeds” is featured, profile on Area 3 lead Prof Robert Speight, highlights of collaboration and engagement during Apr – Jun 2019…

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Australian Society of Sugarcane Technologists (ASSCT) Conference 2019

The Australian Society of Sugarcane Technologists (ASSCT) Conference 2019 highlighted the Centre for Agriculture and Bioeconomy (CAB) academics and projects carried out in the centre including the Biorefineries for Profit project. Professor Ross Broadfoot also had a remarkable achievement and was awarded the President’s Medal for the…

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Wastes to Profits Newsletter – Mar 2019

In this March 2019 issue, Area 2 “Developing technologies for improved management of wastes with a key focus on anaerobic digestion as a platform for energy production and other products” is featured, profile on the Advanced Water Management Centre team at the University of Queensland, highlights of collaboration and engagement during…

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Wastes to Profits Newsletter – Dec 2018

Wastes to Profits project first quarterly newsletter – December 2018. In this issue we introduce the Wastes to Profits project, where Area 1 “Assessing waste streams from the livestock sector, developing business models and pathways to adoption to promote commercial application of project outcomes” is featured, and Area 1 lead Prof…

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QUT engages with WeatherTex and FWPA for a new pilot program

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has begun engaging with WeatherTex as a result of a webinar organised by FWPA Bioenergy and Biomaterials interest group, and have been in frequent contact with them ever since.  Dr Mark Harrison and Professor Ian O’Hara had visited the facility in March of this year, and as a result, are…

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Congratulations to Dr Jan Zhang and Dr Mark Harrison for IFE Domain Leader appointment

Dr Jan Zhang new IFE Domain Leader for Industrial Biotechnology Dr Jan Zhang has been appointed the new IFE Domain Leader for Industrial Biotechnology. The domain considers the food that we eat – from processing to diet and nutritional value. It considers technological, regulatory and social factors as well as domestic and international…

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QUT's Animal feeds research team on Landline

Queensland University of Technology researchers Dr Mark Harrison, Associate Professor Robert Speight and Dr James Strong have been featured on this seasons Landline, Episode 26: Sugarcane growers fight their own war on waste. Landline is an Australian national rural issues television program broadcast on ABC.The episode features Dr Mark

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QUT secures first Australian Research and Innovation Bridges project in Mauritius

Converting sugarcane trash to bioplastic will be the focus of an Australian-first research project involving QUT, the Mauritius Sugarcane Industry Research Institute (MSIRI) and major Mauritian sugar milling company Omnicane Ltd. The project will be co-led by Dr Mark Harrison, Senior Research Fellow with QUT’s Centre for Tropical

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QUT represents at BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology 2018

Queensland University of Technology’s leading academics – Professor Sagadevan MundreeProfessor Ian O’HaraDr Zhanying Zhang and Dr Darryn Rackemann joined Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, the Hon. Cameron Dick and others at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology in Pennsylvannia…

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BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world’s largest international conference dedicated to industrial biotechnology…