We are accelerating innovations in Australia’s food and beverage sector

FaBA is backed by government, innovation and industry

Australia’s Food and Beverage Accelerator exists to bring together the brightest university minds with industry experts to deliver the innovation, ingredients, tastes and foods that people need.

By providing pathways for new products, technologies and opportunities for industry and researchers, FaBA is leading the way for smart, sustainable food and beverage manufacturing in Australia.

Our participant’s success is FaBA’s success

FaBA’s multidisciplinary approach provides our participants with access to integrated research, innovation and training. We are equipped to work with you from ideation to innovation to ingredient, and capabilities to commercial success.

We will develop new ingredients—that meet market need
We will progress new products—and the capability and capacity to ensure viability

An alliance between government, industry and research to meet ambitious targets

Government investment to leverage

New ingredients

New products

From ideas to innovation to ingredients

Innovative ingredients
We turn lab samples into commercial ingredients that are economically sustainable and ready for market
Premium products
We accelerate product development to meet increasing competition, growing demand and changing consumer preferences

Latest news + events

Researchers win Serendipity Collective pitch with self-healing bioplastic
Innovation Pathways
June 3, 2024

Researchers win Serendipity Collective pitch with self-healing bioplastic

Imagine a recyclable plastic that is 100 per cent bio-based, self-healing, and tough enough to withstand the rigors of outer space and the ocean. Well wonder no more: this very idea has won a FaBA team international recognition, and kicked off a process that could revolutionise the multibillion dollar plastics industry.

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Join us for an Evening of Uncensored Discussions!
May 2, 2024

Join us for an Evening of Uncensored Discussions!

The University of Queensland is proud to host Ventures Uncut: Lessons from Failure, an event where guest speakers will courageously share their stories of failure, revealing the lessons learned on their journey to success. In partnership with FaBA, this event is an opportunity to learn from the experiences of those who have faced adversity and how their failures ultimately led to success.

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