IPAS Members are a key part of both the newly announced CRCs for Minerals Processing and Innovative Manufacturing

On 26 May 2015 the Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry & Science announced $74 million in funding for two Cooperative Research Centres. IPAS members are an integral part of these CRCs:

  • Innovative Manufacturing CRC
  • CRC for Optimising Resource Extraction

The new CRC for Innovative Manufacturing (IM CRC) will receive $40 million over seven years to 30 June 2022 to assist Australian manufacturers to transition to high-value internationally competitive manufacturing. This includes new processes including 3D printing, an area where IPAS is a leader.

The established CRC for Optimising Resource Extraction (CRC ORE) will receive $34.45 million to fund its ongoing activities in improving the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of mineral extraction to 30 June 2021. IPAS members will be working on new sensors to optimise mining operations.

3D metal printed object printed by the machine at IPAS


Posted on May 26, 2015, in IPASnews, news and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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