Product Development Research Centre
We offer commercially focused research and consultancy services.
We are based within and have access to the research facilities and staff expertise of the Food Science Department at the University of Otago
How can the Product Development Centre assist your business?
- By the application of food science and related scientific knowledge to the enhancement of your product or process, and assist your business achieve a competitive edge
- By undertaking well planned and managed projects, large or small, that meet clients goals
- By offering services ranging from complete R&D for a new product to trouble shooting and problem solving
- We have a strong foundation in food science and related disciplines such as chemistry, microbiology, biological and material sciences
- We can offer an integrated approach to understanding and improving your product
- We are experienced in working on confidential projects with clients from the food, beverage, health food, agricultural and veterinary industries
- We can provide elegant product solutions that encompass novelty, non obviousness and utility; factors important in the development of intellectual property.
- We are experienced and have successfully taken products from provisional specification through to the granting of US patents.