Dr Barbara Meurer

img_2557-edThere are many opportunities for food companies to access state and federal funding to grow their business and access new market.  Barbara can help you by finding the right grant for you, assemble the right project team and manage your project from start to end.  With her experience in technology transfer and large networks in Australia and overseas, Barbara can find the right technology solution for your product development project or tailoring a technology into your manufacturing process.  As an experienced biochemist, Barbara can also help you with complex analyses of food product composition and defect detection.

Barbara has 12 years of experience in the food industry and over 20 years of experience in the biotech sector.  Her broad science background covers dairy science and technology, biochemistry and plant science, bioactives and functional foods, and pharmaceutical drug discovery and biotechnology.  Barbara is also an experienced business manager and board director with demonstrated success in delivering ethical, strategic and operational leadership for commercial research and innovation programs, technology transfer, translation and commercialisation.  Most recently Barbara has managed an innovation network for small dairy processors and engaged with over 100 dairy companies through the delivery of workshops and management of commercial product and process innovation projects