Agriculture Food & Wine

The University of Adelaide is the site of the southern hemisphere’s largest concentration of expertise in sustainable agriculture, cereal breeding, plant and animal biology and dryland farming.

It is committed to the challenge of growing food for 9 billion people by 2050, and ensuring profitable and productive agriculture can face the threats of climate change, increased costs of energy, limited natural resources, urbanisation and environmental degradation.

Research theme

Food innovation

Through research and education, we’re leading thought for food to drive the next wave of innovation for the food sector.

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Faculties, institutes and research units


Waite research precinct

The Waite is a co-located partnership of 15 complementary organisations and centres engaged in world-class Research and Development in plant, agricultural, food, wine and natural resources science.

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Andrew Lowe

Primary contact: Andrew Lowe

Director, Food Innovation

Phone: (08) 8313 1149


Val Morris

Primary contact: Val Morris

Business Partnerships Manager

Phone: (08) 8313 3926


Stephen Hardy

Secondary contact: Stephen Hardy

Business Partnership Specialist

Phone: (08) 8313 4461