The Waite Research Institute (WRI) was established to support collaboration between the Waite precinct partners, drive research and build capacity for Australia's agriculture, food and wine sectors.

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The University is seeking new partners that are strategically aligned to its research and teaching capabilities and facilities at the Waite. 

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The Waite Research Precinct hosts several R&D organisations, nodes and centres enabling synergies, critical mass and a rich network of collaborations.

Our research

Waite science has direct impact on the quality and resilience of some of our most important crops, on farming practices and on end product development.


The WRI aims to raise awareness of both agricultural science and the unique Waite precinct through business development and communication support.