Alumni working in our Equity Portfolio companies

By linking world-class scientific developments with industry, we take research from the lab to the market, creating real-world economic, environmental and society-wide value.

Many of our alumni now work in companies that originated at CSIRO. Read through the links and stories below to find out more about their work.

And if you’re working within one of these companies – please feel free to get in touch and share your latest news.

Our portfolio companies

Read about over 180 companies that have been born from CSIRO technology. These companies have a combined market capitalisation in excess of AUD$3 billion.

Learn more about our Investment Portfolio team and structure.

Hear from alumni

Nancy Schellhorn : Nancy is one of our CSIRO Alumni members and the CEO and co-founder of RapidAIM

Paul Sims: Paul originally worked on the BARLEYmax® commercialisation when he was at CSIRO and left to join The Healthy Grain

Silvia Pfeiffer: Silvia is the CEO and Co-Founder of CSIRO spin-out and a successful ON alumni Coviu

Portfolio company news

We are keen to support and promote our equity portfolio companies, so please get in touch if you’d like to share your latest news.
You can also check out our news page and search for tagged companies or key words.

November 2022

V2Food: Jack Cowin of Hungry Jack’s reveals his business tips on how to play the coming downturn – The Australian Financial Review

Nourish: Nourish Ingredients gets $28.6M boost for its animal-free fats – TechCrunch

The Healthy Grain: AB Mauri launches BarleyMax high-fibre wholegrain in UK – British Baker

NutriV: CSIRO, Nutri V turning vegetable food waste into healthy snacks one farm at a time

Coviu: Pandemic inspires a great telehealth embrace – The Australian Financial Review

Chrysos: New Found Gold proves out Chrysos PhotonAssay sampling method – International Mining

FutureFeed: Is asparagopsis the answer to livestock methane emissions? – The Weekly Times

AdAlta: Adalta Ltd expands disease areas for AD-214 applications – Proactive Investors Australia

October 2022

Eden Brew: The future of protein is bugs, biotech, vege burgers – and beef – Newsroom

Eden Brew: Opinion: Synthetic milk is no longer a sci-fi fantasy, it’s here already – Alberta Express

V2 Food: Marley Spoon’s V2food Plant-Based Meals Review – Gizmodo Australia

September 2022

Endua: Chasing talent a tough gig for start-ups (

Eden Brew: Comment: Synthetic milk not like the udders – Manitoba Co-operator (

Eden Brew: Major change coming to supermarket shelves after breakthrough – would you drink it? (