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 Bioscience Division
(including AgTech)

The Bioscience Division is a stand-alone profit centre within FoodWorks.  The Division also includes agricultural technology (AgTech). It is the leading edge of our innovation in the following areas:






Animal Health 

Lead Specialist:  Robert Lindley

  • Vaccine manufacturing process engineering

  • Feasibility and design studies

  • Investment and implementation planning and management

Food & Beverage Bioprocesses

Lead Specialist: John Connolly

  • Capture of dairy proteins

  • Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) from animal sources

  • Bioprocesses for enzyme and other value-added biomolecules from egg and other ag products

Food Processing Systems

Lead Specialist: Geoff Quartermaine Bastin

  • Planning and build of least-cost manufacturing systems

  • Integration of equipment

  • Feasibility, design studies

Controlled Environment Farming

Lead Specialist: Eddie Vernon


  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation

  • Systems integration

  • Feasibility and design studies

  • Implementation and project management

John J. Connolly


               Managing Director,

              Bioscience Division


Bachelor of Science, Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

  • Co-founder of FoodWorks Co. Ltd. 2003

  • Co-Founder of Bio-Works Technologies AB Sweden 2005


Entrepreneur and senior manager with a focus on business development. He has consulting experience in F&B, Risk Analysis and public- sponsored development. He co-founded FoodWorks and later went on to co-found a Swedish biotech company, Bio-Works Technologies AB, John was formerly General Director of Melchers GmbH, a 200-year old trading company, in Vietnam, and Managing Director of Experience International Inc. in Thailand (public sector development).


Eddie Vernon

           Senior Managing Partner,

            Agriculture and AgTech


M.Sc. Marketing and Product Management, Cranfield Institute of Technology, (now renamed Cranfield University) England, 1987


Diploma in Marketing, Chartered Institute of Marketing, England, 1987

Licensed Inspector of certified seed crops, National Institute of Agricultural Botany, Cambridge, UK, 1984.


B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture, University of Bath, England, 1982

Member. International Society for Horticultural Science

Since 2004 Senior Managing Partner responsible for Agriculture with Foodworks Co. Ltd. In this position he has a wide management and technical role for all our projects.



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