• Dr Ian Jenson will share essential ingredients for turning research into market innovation.
    Dr Ian Jenson will share essential ingredients for turning research into market innovation.

'Transforming research into innovation' will be the topic of one of the seminar sessions held as part of the AIFST's program at Foodpro next month.

Dr Ian Jenson from Meat & Livestock Australia will be sharing 'essential ingredients for success' for individuals and companies seeking to take their research to the next level.

Jenson is the manager of market access science and technology at the company and manages research programs for the Australian red meat industry.

These programs are directed towards the acceptance of Australian product by markets worldwide, and he specialises in research into food safety, animal welfare, and biotechnology which is then applied to improving market access outcomes.

The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) will be hosting a series of seminars in Sydney's Darling Harbour alongside Foodpro in less than three weeks.

This year’s theme is The Future of Food, and other sessions will cover the consumer of the future; future technologies and innovations advancing the food industry; managing emerging threats and vulnerabilities; navigating the export and regulatory market; and insights into current scientific research that will underpin next 50 years of the Australian food industry.

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