Jessica van Vonderen, ABC News
The thought of eating bugs might make some people squeamish, but a researcher on Queensland's Gold Coast wants to farm edible insects on a massive scale...Read More
Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business; The Honourable Leeanne Enoch
A scientist looking to break into the burgeoning bugs-to-food market is among four researchers awarded fresh funding under a $1 million Palaszczuk Government initiative turning ideas into new services, processes, products and jobs for Queensland.
Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch today (Friday) announced Gold-Coast based Dr Philip Ellery was among the researchers to be awarded Advance Queensland Founders’ Fellowship funding. Ms Enoch said Dr Ellery’s fellowship will provide important seed funding to help him break into the lucrative Insects for Food and Feed (IFF) industry...Read More
Janelle Miles, The Courier-Mail
SCIENTIST Philip Ellery’s idea for creating a business using bugs as a food source began in an African laboratory amid a swarm of “big, fat and juicy” insects...Read More