2017 ANFF Casebook – celebrating 10 years of NCRIS

The 2017 ANFF Casebook is here! The annual ANFF Casebook highlights the amazing work being done by researchers in Australia with the support of ANFF facilities and staff. The ANFF Casebooks are shared with researchers, investors, industry and government policy-makers around Australia. The 2017 ANFF Casebook celebrates our 1st decade working with researchers to advance … Read more “2017 ANFF Casebook – celebrating 10 years of NCRIS”

ANFF-Q Summer Newsletter

The ANFF-Q Summer Newsletter is here! In this issue: – new Leica SP8 confocal LSM – new AFM capabilities – new ANFF-Q staff – advances in SiC technologies – holiday closing dates – and more  

Process, not practice, makes perfect for manufacturing innovators

Dr Jane Fitzpatrick, Facility Manager at ANFF-Q, talks to The Brisbane Report about the challenges of innovation in advanced manufacturing: “the ideation and iteration processes around advanced manufacturing have changed dramatically and no longer is it viable for researchers, established companies or first-time entrepreneurs to spend months, years or longer to try to perfect their … Read more “Process, not practice, makes perfect for manufacturing innovators”

New for 2017 — achievement of sub nm roughness in epitaxial SiC morphology

In recent years, improvements in our epitaxial grown silicon carbide on silicon (SiC on Si) films at ANFF-Q have evolved using our EpiFlx large batch production reactor, jointly developed with SPT Microtechnologies USA Inc. We have now achieved sub nm roughness in epitaxial SiC morphology. Many applications require epitaxial SiC on Si with a sub nm … Read more “New for 2017 — achievement of sub nm roughness in epitaxial SiC morphology”

US Air Force Office of Scientific Research and opportunities in biophysics

Dr. Sofi Bin Salamon, the Biophysics Program Manager for the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) will be visiting The University of Queensland on Wednesday and Thursday 19–20 April. He will give a presentation about opportunities for AFOSR funding in the area of biophysics. There will be time afterwards to introduce yourself to … Read more “US Air Force Office of Scientific Research and opportunities in biophysics”

General Manager at ANFF-Vic and MCN

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ANFF-Vic and the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication now seek a strong and dynamic General Manager to work closely with the Director in setting operational standards and, strategic management and direction. Key aspects of this role will be the implementation and monitoring of the strategic priorities for the centre, while ensuring all day to day operations … Read more “General Manager at ANFF-Vic and MCN”

Crowdfunding for Australian Biotechnology

GRID Webinar: Crowdfunding – could it be an option for launching your idea? Crowdfunding has been gaining traction in the media as the next opportunity for great ideas to get funded by the public. We are literally spoilt for choice by the number of online platforms and informative blogposts telling us how to make it … Read more “Crowdfunding for Australian Biotechnology”

Submissions now open for the US–Australia emerging cancer biomedical technologies workshop

The US–Australia Emerging Cancer Biomedical Technologies Workshop will bring together U.S. and Australian scientists and companies working in the cancer research field to discuss challenges and needs in cutting-edge, emerging cancer biomedical technologies. The purpose of the workshop is to explore opportunities to develop new basic-to-translational research collaborations between Australian and U.S. participants, as well … Read more “Submissions now open for the US–Australia emerging cancer biomedical technologies workshop”

Draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap released

The Draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap has now been released and is available on the Australian Government Department of Education and Training’s web page. The draft 2016 Roadmap highlights nine research infrastructure focus areas that will enable Australia to pursue transformational research while delivering returns for the community and industry partners. A media release … Read more “Draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap released”