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Swinburne University awarded $1 million for mass produced 3D printed carbon fiber parts

April 15, 2019 / JACK COLYER

Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, and its research partners have been awarded $1 million AUD towards a $3.5 million project to produce 3D printed composites on an industrial scale. Awarded via the Global Innovation Linkages Program, the money will go towards the development and mass 3D printing production of lightweight composite parts like in Swinburne’s Industry 4.0 Testlab. The end products will be suitable for the aerospace and automotive sectors. Swinburne Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Aleksandar Subic, comments, The Global Innovation Program Linkage grant recognizes our leadership in Industry 4.0 transformation of the advanced manufacturing sector through collaboration with our partners in Australia and Germany.