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Manufacturing facilities and technologies
It's all about the precursor! We’re working on producing carbon fibre precursor materials that deliver carbon fibre with world leading performance. We call it SIROPAN.
Want to produce chemicals quicker, cheaper, safer, and more efficiently? Learn more about FloWorks, our cutting edge Centre for Industrial Flow Chemistry.
Food innovation centre
CSIRO's food innovation centre makes it easy for food, ingredient and equipment manufacturing companies to access our extensive expertise, technologies and support in innovation. From adopting innovative technologies and improving process efficiency to creating high value products for new markets, we partner with industry every day.
Lab22: 3D printing
We innovate additive manufacturing. Our research and development underpins a growing Australian metallic additive manufacturing industry.
Lindfield collaboration hub
Lindfield Collaboration Hub is an innovation incubator. A dedicated space for start-ups and SMEs to develop unique, high-tech products and devices.
Our Materials Characterisation Program boasts analytical and characterisation expertise in areas from spectroscopy and chromatography to microscopy and X-ray science, and has stewardship of over $30m of state-of-the-art instrumentation.
Health and medical
We deliver innovation to Australia's food, health, medical and wellness industries, resulting in significant health and economic benefits for Australians. We're working to prevent illnesses, develop a better understanding of diseases, and improve detection, treatment and recovery in a range of medical conditions to help people live healthier lives.
Medtech to market
CSIRO's Biomedical Materials Translational Facility (BMTF) helps medtech companies turn new discoveries into market ready products.
Developing low-cost, environmentally friendly production methods to change how and where photovoltaic energy can be generated.
Protein Production Facility
The Recombinant Protein Production Facility provides Australian researchers access to state-of-the-art facilities for protein production, process development and optimisation.
RAFT: making better polymers
Our RAFT technology is a process for making better polymers with enhanced properties for a uses across areas such as health, electronics, packaging and agriculture.
Advanced Manufacturing Roadmap
Australian manufacturing is transforming.
Manufacturing supply chains are becoming increasingly global, with customisation and the integration of service offerings becoming the new norm. These product transformations are being driven by significant advances in digital connectivity and analytics, which are also playing a role in creating more efficient supply chains and factory floors. As key inputs become scarcer, and concerns grow over the known and unknown consequences of climate change, manufacturers are being forced to consider more sustainable operations and offerings.