Flagship postgraduate scholarships
National Research Flagships offer full and top-up Flagship Postgraduate Scholarships to high quality students who wish to work on a Flagship research project.
Cereal carbohydrates and nutrition
Food Futures Flagship research in cereal carbohydrates and nutrition aims to deliver human health benefits through grains and grain-based foods.
Future wheat and barley
Food Futures Flagship research in future wheat and barley aims to increase the value of the Australian wheat and barley industry through enhancing product quality, providing new market opportunities and improving productivity.
Food Futures Flagship research in future oilseeds includes modifying plant oils for increased nutritional benefit as well as increasing the amount of oil produced in plants.
Future grains, grain based foods and feed
The Food Futures Flagship is researching ways to develop novel, high value grains and oilseeds to provide substantiated health benefits to consumers and new opportunities for industry.
Creating omega-3 in grains
Scientists from our Food Futures Flagship are working to create commercial oilseed varieties that produce healthy omega-3 oils.
BARLEYmax grain FAQs
BARLEYmax™ grain is a natural wholegrain with enhanced nutritional benefits. This 'supergrain' is now available to consumers in a range of products. Find out how and where to buy these products.
Fish oils for good health
Healthy fish oils, also known as long chain omega-3 fatty acids, have earned the reputation as one of the best bioactives yet discovered.
Fast tracking oil genes
This two-page information sheet is about a new method for assembling gene groups to make better crops.
The Food Futures Flagship is pioneering biosensor technology which can be applied to food manufacturing, healthcare and Australia’s biosecurity and defence efforts.
The CYBERNOSE® technology
The CYBERNOSE® device mimics the sophisticated smell receptors of nematode worms to detect and measure odours and chemicals from a range of substances.
Olfactory pattern recognition research cluster
The Food Futures Flagship worked with the Australian National University, Monash University and the University of Queensland to create a new generation of electronic nose - a Cybernose.
About the CYBERNOSE® biosensor
Inspired by nature and a result of pioneering research, our biosensors mimic the sophisticated smell receptors of simple animals to detect and measure odours and chemicals in a range of substances.
Applications of CYBERNOSE® technology
The CYBERNOSE® biosensor technology can be adapted to and applied across a wide range of industries and uses, wherever rapid or ongoing information about a chemical environment is needed.