Announcements

Queensland’s Department of Environment, Science and Innovation (DESI) awards ANFF-QLD $2M in funding for advanced technology research

Queensland’s Department of Environment, Science and Innovation (DESI) awards ANFF-QLD $2M in funding for advanced technology research The Department of Environment, Science and Innovation (DESI) boosts Queensland’s research capability with more than $14M in funding announced for new innovative projects: 13 May 2024 From next-gen renewable energy research to habitat loss mitigation; the Queensland Government …

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Welcoming Victor J Cadarso, MCN’s new Deputy Scientific Director

Welcoming Victor J Cadarso, MCN’s new Deputy Scientific Director The Australian National Fabrication Facility and the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication (MCN) are delighted to announce Monash University A/Prof Victor J Cadarso as MCN’s new Deputy Scientific Director.  Victor is an accomplished physicist and materials scientist with a PhD from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. His …

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Pain-free diabetes test wins Shaping Australia Award

Pain-free diabetes test wins Shaping Australia Award A revolutionary biosensor poised to change the treatment of diabetes forever has been crowned winner of the prestigious Shaping Australia ‘Problem Solver’ Award.  Led by Professor Paul Dastoor, ANFF-Materials University of Newcastle (UoN) Hub Director, the UoN biosensor project edged out six national finalists in the ‘Problem Solver’ …

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The Chris Fell Award goes to USyd PhD student Sophie Cottam!

The Chris Fell Award goes to USyd PhD student Sophie Cottam! In the history of ANFF, few individuals have had the long-lasting impact of Emeritus Professor Chris Fell, who was instrumental in the establishment of the ANFF organisation in 2007 as one of nine original research facilities in the Commonwealth’s National Collaborative Research Infrastructure (NCRIS). …

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ANFF-C supports VividWhite in bringing a novel glaucoma treatment device to market

ANFF-C supports VividWhite in bringing a novel glaucoma treatment device to market ANFF-C is excited to announce that VividWhite has been awarded Gate 2 pre-seed funding to aid in the commercialisation of VividFlo, a revolutionary microfluidic medical device that provides a novel approach to glaucoma treatment.  Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide, …

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ANFF and NIF-India promote international innovation partnership

ANFF and NIF-India MoU promotes international partnership for innovation The Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF) and the National Innovation Foundation (NIF)-India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), uniting two world-leading enablers of technological innovation.  This MoU is an outcome of ever-increasing engagement between these two nations and their leadership. The potential of bringing these …

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La Trobe launches AlleSense to commercialise NanoMslide technology

La Trobe University is launching AlleSense, its first major spin-out company with technology that is set to revolutionise medical imaging and potentially save millions of lives. AlleSense has been created to support the commercialisation of technology invented by La Trobe researchers Professor Brian Abbey and Dr Eugeniu Balaur, from the La Trobe Institute for Molecular …

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Mawson Lakes showcases its $10M precision optics treasure chest

A $10 million manufacturing treasure chest was unveiled at the University of South Australia on 13 December 2023 with the official opening of the Precision Engineering Centre, showcasing new advanced optics capabilities that will transform a range of industries. The centre – housing lab-on-a-chip technology, micro and nano-machining equipment, advanced sensing and state-of-the-art precision optics …

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