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Wound Healing Symposium

Wound Healing Symposium

15 August 2017

The University of South Australia and the Australasian Wound and Tissue Repair Society (AWTRS) are proud to present the Adelaide Wound Healing Symposiumon 27th October 2017, at the Future Industries Institute, Mawson Lakes Campus

Fellowships for female researchers

Fellowships for female researchers

1 August 2017

Future Industries Institute exciting collaboration between UniSA, Santos and University College London (UCL) Engineering.

The safety and efficacy of cold atmospheric plasma therapy

The safety and efficacy of cold atmospheric plasma therapy

19 July 2017

Cold atmospheric plasma is an electrical plasma gas-discharge operated at atmospheric pressure and ambient temperature. There is significant optimism that plasma can be developed for treatment of life-threatening indications such as cancers and chronic wounds.

Science at the Shine Dome

Science at the Shine Dome

19 July 2017

FII recently sponsored ‘Science at the Shine Dome’ in Canberra and invited Dr Xanthe Strudwick to tell us about her participation in the event.

Organic Electrical Wires

Organic Electrical Wires

19 July 2017

They insulate us from harm from electricity - the common understanding of plastics (polymers). But since the discovery of conductive polymers (awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2000) a world of new opportunities has arisen.

Research Inspired Partnership

Research Inspired Partnership

19 July 2017

Prof Allison Cowin and Dr Zlatko Kopecki from the Future Industries Institute were recently announced as the overall winners of the UniSA 2017 Chancellor’s Award for Community Engagement in the “Best collaboration in contributing to creating more vibrant communities” category.

Future Industries Accelerator

Future Industries Accelerator

10 April 2017

The Future Industries Accelerator (FIA) represents a $7.5 million investment from the South Australia State Government, which focuses on creating high-value jobs in South Australia and assisting local industries to build their R&D capacity and accelerate growth.

Improved cancer detection technology

Improved cancer detection technology

10 April 2017

Ferronova is a spin-off of the University of South Australia’s flagship Future Industries Institute formed through state government investment via a TechInSA innovation grant and private capital from Powerhouse Ventures (NZ) and in collaboration with Victoria University, Wellington.

Successful field trials of revolutionary new drill rig

Successful field trials of revolutionary new drill rig

10 April 2017

FII researchers Ben Vanderhoek, Caroline Tiddy and David Giles participated in the first field trials of an innovative new drilling rig with the potential to significantly improve mineral exploration productivity.

Drilling for knowledge

Drilling for knowledge

10 April 2017

A new project has commenced at FII in collaboration with LaserBond and Boart Longyear. This project will develop innovative surface cladding systems to extend the life of mining industry machine components, specifically drill bits.

$6.6m ARC support for UniSA research to benefit society

$6.6m ARC support for UniSA research to benefit society

8 November 2016

Engaged, bright and enterprising – that’s the future for the University of South Australia which today has achieved funding support of more than $6.6million across 14 different projects,

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