The Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is Australia’s largest national research organisation and is one of the world’s largest and most diverse research organisations. It has formidable nanotechnology capabilities covering a range of sectors and applications from materials and manufacturing, food and agriculture to energy and the environment.
The CSIRO’s Food Futures Flagship Designed Food and Ingredients research program focuses on:
- Designing food material composites using natural plant materials
- Food material breakdown and the controlled release of taste and aroma
- Protein molecular structure/function interactions for controlling concentrated protein properties
- Designing new food formulations to replace fat and starch functionality.