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.


Our Research

Our People

Meet the people who make the future

Find out more

Engage With Us

FII applies a flexible and responsive approach to engagement and collaboration.

Find out more


FII hosts exceptional research infrastructure that supports a world class program of research and industry linked development.

Find out more

News and Events

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

$6.6m ARC support for
UniSA research to
benefit society

 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, including a range of Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards and Future Fellowships, from the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Read more


Connect with Us

Stay up to date with the Future Industries Institute - receive the latest news, events and institute information direct to your inbox. 

Subscribe now

Our Partners