Research strengths

Research at the Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM) leads and inspires innovation in materials, science and engineering – providing transformational benefits to society.

Our research strengths cover the spectrum of materials research – from fibres and textiles to metal alloys and electromaterials.

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ARC Future Fibres Hub

The Future Fibres Hub is an Australian Research Council (ARC) supported initiative helping to transform Australian fibres and textiles manufacturing. Researchers in the hub are developing novel fibre technologies to facilitate more sustainable, advanced manufacturing of fibre materials.

Learn more about the ARC Future Fibres Hub


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The ARC Training Centre in Alloy Innovation for Mining Efficiency aims to make Australian manufacturers dominant in the multi-billion dollar mining equipment sector by training innovators to design the world’s best highly customised, long-life, wear-resistant components.

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Contact our research teams

If you'd like to talk to our researchers and staff about research, development or partnerships, please get in touch.

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