The Australian Government will invest $37 million to develop a world first Australian Future Fibres Research and Innovation Centre (AFFRIC) at Deakin University.
The project will support:
* More than doubling of laboratory space from 1500m2 to 4000m2;
* 3 additional research groups;
* 220-270 additional researchers;
* 50 additional Australian and international research collaborations;
* The co-location of 86 CSIRO researchers; and
* 120 onsite jobs during the construction period. (more…)