Fermentasmania gains funds support from Food Innovation Australia Limited

SUPPORT: Tom Lewis and Kim Seagram from Fermentasmania at Stillwater in Launceston.
SUPPORT: Tom Lewis and Kim Seagram from Fermentasmania at Stillwater in Launceston.

Fermentation Tasmania has secured funds to assist to grow the fermentation industry in the state.

The group was one of four applicants to receive funding under the Food Innovation Australia Limited cluster program.

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Fermentation Tasmania will receive $840,000 from FIAL over three years “to transform the future of the Australian agrifood economy through fermentation technologies.”

The successful applicants were announced by Assistant Minister for Science Zed Seselja at the TCI Oceania Cluster Conference on June 6.

This first-of-its-kind initiative offers matched funding to support new and existing clusters. The program has been well received by industry, with 30 high quality submissions received from across Australia.