New FIAL competiveness plan announced at AIFST Convention
MP Craig Laundy at AIFST 50th Anniversary Convention,. Image - Camera Creations - www.cameracreations.com.au
Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy, has announced the launch of Food Innovation Australia’s (FIAL) latest Sector Competitiveness Plan at the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology in Sydney this week.
The plan outlines a ten-year vision for the industry, revised annually to reflect market forces shaping the sector.
FIAL Chair, Peter Schutz, said he was excited to share the latest version of the plan.
“We are excited to present the latest version of our Sector Competitiveness Plan which focusses on a vision that the industry, by 2025, is working together to grow the share of Australian food in the global marketplace,” he said.
MP Laundy also used his speech at AIFST to announce the CSIRO’s Food and Agriculture Roadmap that seeks to assist Australian food and agribusinesses with the desire to pursue growth and new markets.
Importance of food innovation and entrepreneurship
Throughout his AIFST Convention speech, MP Laundy highlighted the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship in driving economic growth in the Australian food and agribusiness industry.
“This convention is what innovation in the food industry is all about—bringing like-minded, entrepreneurial people together to explore the exciting frontiers of what can be achieved in one of Australia’s most competitive sectors,” he said.
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