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Our Partners

One element of the mission of Carbon Nexus is to “Operate as a nexus between industry and academia to deliver innovative research solutions”.

We do this by fostering a wide range of research collaborations and research client engagements and the development of collaborative research hubs and clusters.

Carbon Nexus researchers are engaged in the Australian Research Council Research Hub for Future Fibres

Carbon Nexus researchers are engaged in the Australian Research Council Training Hub for Lightweight Automotive Structures

Carbon Nexus has signed collaborative research MoUs with a range of global research centres including

  • KC Tech (Korea)
  • Open Hybrid Lab Factory (Germany)
  • Technical University of Braunschweig
  • University of New South Wales

Deakin University researchers at Carbon Nexus collaborate with a range of global partners, including

  • Air Force Research Laboratory (USA)
  • Cooperative Research Centre for Advanced Automotive Technology
  • Coventry University
  • Defence Materials Technology Centre (Australia)
  • Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre
  • Swinburne University
  • Technical University of Munich
  • University of Manchester
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Stuttgart

Our research engagements include client companies and organisations across a wide range of global markets and geographies. These include

  • ArcActive Limited
  • Carbon Revolution Pty Ltd
  • DowAksa
  • ELG Carbon Fibre
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Kolon Industries
  • LeMond Composites
  • Multimatic
  • Qenos
  • Quickstep Automotive Pty Ltd
  • Quickstep Technologies Pty Ltd
  • SABIC Global Technologies
  • Stora Enso Oyj
  • The Boeing Company
  • Victorian Centre for Advanced Materials Manufacturing

We also participate as members of industry bodies and research collaborations, including

  • Membership of the Institute of Advanced Composite Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)
  • Membership of Composites Australia
  • Leadership of the Geelong Advanced Fibre Cluster

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Carbon Nexus is a purpose-built research facility designed to accommodate the diverse needs of international manufacturing organisations that require the cost-effective resolution of carbon fibre-related projects.

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