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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.

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.

$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,

The Future Industries Institute's Dr Colin Hall has won the inaugural Prime Ministers Prize for Innovation

The Future Industries Institute's Dr Colin Hall has won the inaugural Prime Ministers Prize for Innovation

19 October 2016

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

Honouring the past with an eye firmly on Future Industries

Honouring the past with an eye firmly on Future Industries

27 July 2016

The University of South Australia has established four named Professorial Chairs at its Future Industries Institute (FII). The named Chairs acknowledge and honour the contributions to scientific and research leadership of four acclaimed South Australians – Dr David Klingberg, Emeritus Laureate...

SA State Budget boost: $7.5 million backs Future Industries in South Australia

SA State Budget boost: $7.5 million backs Future Industries in South Australia

8 July 2016

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.

2016 Clunies Ross Award reflects success of plastic mirror innovation

2016 Clunies Ross Award reflects success of plastic mirror innovation

15 June 2016

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. The award honours Prof Murphy’s research leadership...

Solving real world problems: UniSA research gets $3.7 million ARC boost

Solving real world problems: UniSA research gets $3.7 million ARC boost

6 May 2016

Innovative research projects tackling real world problems across industries including manufacturing construction, health and water management have been championed in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding, with the University of South Australia receiving at least $3.7m in...

UniSA’s Future Industries Institute leads world-class research

UniSA’s Future Industries Institute leads world-class research

4 December 2015

The University of South Australia’s new Future Industries Institute (FII) is an epicentre for world-class research, according to the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) results.

UniSA’s Future Industries Institute welcomes world leader in nanoscience for the environment

UniSA’s Future Industries Institute welcomes world leader in nanoscience for the environment

11 November 2015

Globally recognised for his outstanding research into the emerging field of nanoporous materials, Professor Ajayan Vinu is the latest high profile professorial appointment to UniSA’s new Future Industries Institute.

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