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MIA Innovation Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Meat Industry Association investing in R&D to increase the productivity and profitability of the sector through new science and technologies

MIA Innovation Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Meat Industry Association that was formed in 2015 to run a coordinated programme of meat science research and development.

Its vision is to increase the productivity and profitability of the sheep and beef processing sector through the development of new science and technologies.

MIA Innovation Ltd invests approximately $1.2 million per annum in R&D and is funded one-to-one by industry and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) via the MBIE Partnership Scheme.  Industry funding for the programme is largely sourced from the Meat Industry Initiative Fund, with some funding directly from companies.

Research Programme:

MIA Innovation invests in teh following areas:

  • Shelf life and product quality
  • Improving processing efficiency
  • Food safety
  • Novel products¬†

Results from the MIA Innovation research programme are available for members and can be found in the resources area.

  • MIA Innovation Board resources
  • Technical Advisory Group resources
  • MIA Innovation Board page
  • Technical Advisory Group resoiurces page

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