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Recognised as one of Australia’s leading material research organisations, the mission of Deakin University's Institute for Frontier Materials is to foster innovation and excellence in materials science and engineering research with the aim of developing:

  • Innovative manufacturing technologies
  • Energy efficiency, resource and infrastructure sustainability.

With the rapid changes in the economic, competitive and regulator landscape, Australian industry cannot afford to be left behind global developments. With acclaimed world leaders, IFM boasts some of Australia’s sharpest minds in materials research.

IFM's annual conference in 2013 is the forum that provides an ideal opportunity for industry to gain an insight into the latest ground breaking research in areas such as:

  • Carbon fibres and composites
  • Corrosion
  • Energy storage
  • Textiles and fibres
  • Metals and light metals
  • Surface modification of materials

With a diverse program, the annual IFM conference will connect researchers and industry with new ideas in
materials science and manufacturing technology.

Can you afford not to be there?

Here's what some of those who've already discovered what working with IFM can do for their business.

"We recognise the benefits of collaboration between industry and universities and the opportunities for leveraging the expertise available in the university sector to achieve great results for our customers." - Quickstep R&D Program Manager, Adriano Di Pietro

"Working with Deakin has enabled us to develop a new technology that will provide us with a new, competitive market product." - Mr Louis Bibeau, President and CEO of Logistik Unicorp

Places are limited.
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Date: Tuesday 19 November 2013
Venue: The Pier, 10 Western Beach, Foreshore Road, Waterfront Geelong

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