Informed, industry-connected research and innovation in engineering and the physical sciences. 

The University of South Australia’s new multi-million dollar Future Industries Institute (FII) focuses on building knowledge and capacity in core future industries and develops the University’s internationally competitive research capacity across four key strands: Minerals and resources engineering, Energy and advanced manufacturing, Environmental science and engineering, and  Biomaterials engineering and nanomedicine.


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Dr. Colin Hall wins inaugural Prime Minister's Prize for New Innovators


The Future Industries Institute's Dr. Colin Hall, was recognised by the Prime Minister's Prize for New Innovators for creating a shatter proof car mirror.

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2016 Clunies Ross Award Winner Peter Murphy 


Peter Murphy, Professor and leader of the Energy and Advanced Manufacturing strand of the Future Industries Institute (FII), at the University of South Australia, has been awarded a prestigious 2016 Clunies Ross Award, in the innovation category.

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SA State Budget Boost: $7.5m 


The University of South Australia has welcomed the South Australian Government’s $7.5 million investment in its new advanced manufacturing and engineering research institute supporting a range of initiatives that will help create the State’s future industries.

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