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.
The Food Futures Flagship is pioneering biosensor technology which can be applied to food manufacturing, healthcare and Australia’s biosecurity and defence efforts.
Food security and safety
We work to protect and increase the efficiency of livestock and food production systems and to assure the safety, quality and sustainability of Australian foods.
CSIRO aquaculture research news
This brochure provides an overview of the contribution that CSIRO’s Food Futures Flagship is making to the Australian aquaculture industry, focusing on prawn and barramundi farming. Topics covered include sustainable and profitable prawn farming, barramundi feeds, protecting prawns from viruses and research to improve prawn pigmentation. (4 pages)
Food Futures Flagship UPDATE
The programs of Food Futures Flagship will transform the agrifood sector of the nation through new technologies and collaborations. News from this initiative can be found in the Food Futures UPDATE e-newsletter.
Understanding consumer behaviour
We are working to understand how consumers make decisions about food, health and nutrition in order to help promote healthy outcomes for Australians.
Study reveals good news about the GI of rice
Research analysing 235 types of rice from around the world has found its glycemic index (GI) varies from one type of rice to another with most varieties scoring a low to medium GI.
We are helping to transform the way food is processed, using sustainable, efficient and innovative practices better suited to a resource-constrained world.
Your health and wellbeing
We are helping to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians by assisting the food industry in bringing foods with substantiated and functional health benefits to the market.
This page provides easy to understand definitions of common biotechnology words and terms.