South Australian Research and Development Institute

As the State Government’s principal research institute, a research division of Primary Industries and Regions SA, the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) delivers robust scientific solutions for primary industries.

Central to SARDI’s success is an energetic and progressive team of scientists who create opportunities to position agriculture, food, aquatic and bioscience industries as internationally competitive and ecologically sustainable. Their science programs include value-chain linkages, food security, product integrity requirements, innovation capability and biosecurity.

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Award categories
    Open Awards (up to 15 FTE staff OR over 15 FTEs)

  • Business Excellence Award, sponsored by Show Society Foundation
  • Export Award, sponsored by Visy
  • Innovation in Business Award, sponsored by Food Processing Equipment
  • Innovation in Food Award, sponsored by the South Australian Research & Development Institute
  • New Product Award, sponsored by Foodland SA
  • Primary Producer Award, sponsored by Thomas Foods International
  • Service Provider Award, sponsored by Moore Stephens South Australia
  • Sustainability Award, sponsored by Peats Soil and Garden Supplies

  • Individual Awards

  • Leader Award, sponsored by Bickford’s Group
  • Next Generation Award, sponsored by Macro Group Australia

  • Industry Awards

  • Hall of Fame Award, sponsored by San Remo
  • Duncan MacGillivray Entrepreneur Award, sponsored by Primary Industries and Regions South Australia
  • Education Award, sponsored by The University of Adelaide
  • Regional Award, sponsored by Primary Industries and Regions South Australia

  • The Consumer Award, sponsored by Statewide Super
Macro Group