What's Brewing?

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Applications now open for VIP 2022 via a wait-list!


Academics will be in touch throughout the year to arrange an interview 

VIP Snapshot

Brew up a storm with new fermented food and beverage products. Working with industries large and small, new and old,  be a part of product and process development, from brainstorm, to production, to finally hitting the shelves!

Whats Brewing

ChallENG research goals

  • Develop fermentation and distillation facilities, and then go on to create products and processes for a diversity of foods and beverages
  • Support research and development, and teaching and learning in food science, chemical engineering, and beyond, as well as collaboration with a range of industry partners

Research, design or technical ChallENG

  • The development of pilot scale fermentation/distillation facilities, and early projects in product and process design
  • Design product and process development for a range of fermented and distilled beverages, with the potential to extend into fermented food products

Desired Background

All degrees are welcome however, students specialising in the below areas are encouraged to apply.

Desired Research Areas Desired Skills
  • Food Science and Technology 
  • Fermentation Technology
  • Process Control
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Food Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Science
  • Business

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