ARC Training Centre for

Food and Beverage Supply Chain Optimisation

Our Mission:
The ARC Training Centre for Food & Beverage Supply Chain Optimisation is training the next generation of multi-disciplinary
researchers capable of designing, building, and managing safe, sustainable, and cost-effective food supply chains,
which are vital for growing Australia’s food industry and for increasing Australia’s food exports.



Optimising Food & BeverageSupply Chains

Dr Fiona Cameron (center), Executive Director for Biological Sciences and Biotechnology from the Australian Research Council, officially launched our new ARC training centre dedicated to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of Australia's food and beverage supply chains. Professor Deb Hodgson (left), Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation from the  University of Newcastle and Professor Rick Middleton (right), Director, spoke on the importance of collaboration, research and innovation is this area and how the new ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre will focus on postgraduate research that was directly linked to industry needs. The event was followed by our first workshop discussing utilization of waste in the food industry and supply chain optimization.

Links of Interest

Abertay University

Director - Professor Rick Middleton


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