MIA views research and innovation as an essential part of a portfolio of activities to maintain its competitive edge.

MIA invests in industry-good research and development on behalf of its members – either directly or in partnership with government or other investors.

Significant levels of funding and in-kind contributions are made to initiatives that add value to the industry across the areas of product safety and integrity, automation and processing efficiencies, improving compliance and animal welfare and the development of new products. 

MIA invests in research through the following vehicles:

Results from ongoing and historical research (dating back to the 1950s) is available to members and can be found in the resources area.


RD Funding