We cultivate solutions for your business by bringing innovation, strategic planning and investment services that span the food, fibre and biotech sectors

Start-ups

We specialise in bringing unique technical innovations to market from the food, fibre and biotech sectors. We know how to identify, scope and execute on market opportunities by bringing deep technical insights supported by our business execution experience and data driven approach to decision making

We add value for you through:

our relationships; innovation strategy, ideation and management; lean methodology; design thinking; business model development; business development; product and service commercialisation; pitch development and delivery; leadership and board services; IP management; investment planning; and, analytical industry insights

Research & innovation

Good scientific innovation takes more than research skill, specific domain focus, and the ability to communicate with peers. We bring experience in business planning, execution management, and investment evaluation to deliver economic value for investor industries in the food, fibre and biotech sectors.

We add value for you through:

our relationships; innovation and research centre strategy; value chain and research pipeline analysis; scenario planning; business model (and research model) development using the canvas method; lean methods for research; commercialisation; IP landscaping and management; procurement planning and assistance; program and project management; and, investment evaluation

Biotech

Some of the biggest opportunities for food and fibre production, and for medical solutions are increasingly coming through biotech (think microbiology and venom). Commercialising new biotechnologies requires specific insights and capabilities across the technical to the interpersonal. We help you to identify and execute on commercial biotech opportunities through our knowledge of the scientific and commercial landscape.

We add value through:

our relationships; innovation and research centre strategy; value chain analysis; scenario planning; business case planning and analysis; business model commercialisation; intellectual property management; procurement planning and assistance; program and project management

Agribusiness

Structured innovation strategy is often a low priority that’s left to industries – this model has served Australia well, but the game has changed! The food, fibre and biotech sectors are ripe with opportunities for the right teams with the right connections and the right support. We bring innovation services and connections that enable you to capture value in the short term, while concurrently positioning for long term growth.

We add value through:

our relationships; industry analytics; innovation strategy experience; pipeline to value chain mapping; scenario planning; business model innovation and commercialisation; intellectual property management; program and project management

Not For Profit & Social Enterprise

Innovative business models provide opportunities across the food, fibre and biotech sectors, but entrepreneurship often trumps deep industry insights. We combine technical, commercial and entrepreneurial skills to support planning and execution ideas – why? because we work in the space ourselves:

  • Business model innovation for Australian industries
  • Sector services for microfinance across south and south east Asia and the Pacific
  • Support for traditional not-for-profit across south and south east Asia and the Pacific

We add value through:

our relationships; innovation and research centre strategy; value chain analysis; business model innovation and execution; program and project management

Investment

Good advice linking production, potential and profitability is critical to success in the food, fibre and biotech sectors. We combine commercial and technical experience across a range of sectors to provide insights and precise investment recommendations.

We add value through:

our relationships; industry analytics, innovation strategy experience; pipeline to value chain mapping; scenario planning; business model innovation and commercialisation; intellectual property management; program and project management