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Our research is based on multi-disciplinary scientific and engineering capabilities and uses world-class infrastructure. We partner with industry to develop innovative products and processes that allow Australian manufacturers to be globally competitive and environmentally sustainable.

Our manufacturing and materials research capabilities

  • new metals and additive manufacturing (3D printing)
  • batteries and innovative energy solutions
  • advanced fibres, resins and chemicals
  • prototyping and engineered systems
  • vaccines and pharmaceuticals (small molecule and biological)
  • medical technologies – drug delivery, biomedical materials and diagnostics
  • materials characterisation

We have a proud track record of reducing our customers' risk, while increasing their commercial opportunities and profitability.

As one of the world's largest, multi-disciplinary science organisations, our equipment includes world class facilities found no-where else in Australia. This enables you to 'try before you buy' so you can find the best way to make your product before investing in your own equipment. CSIRO's support doesn't stop at the lab door, our SME Connect program provides commercialisation and funding support.

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