News and updates
MB-cRC successful in securing commonwealth funding
The Hon Christian Porter, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology has announced today that the MB-CRC is one of three successful CRC bids in Round #22. The MB-CRC has been awarded $59 million over 10yrs to boost Australia’s emerging Marine Bioproducts industry. Read the Ministers announcement here.
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18 January 2021
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National Seaweed Industry Blueprint Report recommends support for the Marine Bioproducts CRC
4 December 2020
The recently released National Seaweed Industry Blueprint Report recommends support for the Marine Bioproducts CRC proposal as a critical vehicle for attracting and leveraging private R&D funding for growth of the seaweed industry over the next 10 years.
Download the report from the Australian Seaweed Institute website.
Marine Bioproducts CRC Progresses to Stage 2!
19 November 2020
The MB-CRC Executive team are very pleased to announce that the Marine Bioproducts CRC is one of five bids selected to submit a Stage 2 bid for CRC Round 22. This is great news, and a strong endorsement of the bid in what has been a very competitive round thus far.
Stage 2 promises to be even more competitive as the remaining five bids vie for CRC funding in 2021. The second round will close on 18 January 2021 and we will continue to undertake the significant work required for the Stage 2 bid.
Stage 1 Application submitted!
24 August 2020
We are pleased to announce that the Stage 1 application was successfully submitted on 29th July . We have created a compelling case for Federal Government support as we endeavour to capitalise on Australia’s unique advantages and research capabilities to grow and transform the Australian marine bioproducts industry. Our focus is on developing the Australian industry and market-driven innovations to deliver competitive capacity for Australia in addressing global high value markets.
There has been very strong support for the CRC with 68 partners formally joining the bid and together bringing partner contributions in excess of $211m comprising cash, in-kind personnel and access to unique infrastructure, equipment, and pilot facilities to benefit the CRC.
It is not too late to join us! To get involved in the MB-CRC, please contact us here. To learn more about the MB-CRC follow this link and to keep informed of progress and receive regular updates please subscribe here.
Australian Marine Bioproducts Industry group (AMBIG)
24 August 2020
The AMBIG’s is an early initiative of the MB-CRC with a primary focus to support the Marine Bioproducts industry. They have recently launched a new website which provides details about the AMBIG’s purpose and how to engage with them including unique membership benefits related to collaboration and communication within the sector. The AMBIG’s LinkedIn page is another great avenue to foster discussion and networking within the industry. If you or any of your collaborators are interested in joining the AMBIG, please visit the Membership page on their website. To stay informed about the AMBIG’s activities, follow the LinkedIn page and subscribe for updates.
MyBlueCity is going digital!
5 July 2019
BioMarine International interview with Prof. Zhang (Flinders University, Australia).
Ana Ferreira, BioMarine Community Manager, BioMarine International recently interviewed Prof. Wei Zhang.
Read the full article on the BioMarine website or download now.