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ANFF-NSW hosts first Australian direct write lithography workshop

ANFF-NSW staff at the University of Sydney's Research & Prototype Foundry (RPF) invite you to attend a FREE one-day workshop that focuses on direct write lithography technologies, including electron, photon, and ion beam lithography.

This workshop is the first of its kind in Australia and is a joint collaboration between ANFF and Microscopy Australia.

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Best of luck to Bob Frater

The inaugural Chair and long-term board member of the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF), Dr
Robert Frater AO, elected to stand down from the ANFF board on 30 June 2019 after 12 years of service.

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“Hello” from ANFF’s new CEO

A message from Dr Ian Griffiths, who commenced as the CEO of the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF) on 2 September 2019 – read it here.

Frater awards announced

ANFF has announced the 2019 winners of the Frater Award, which will again see ANFF staff set off across the globe in search of knowledge to bring back to the network.

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Job opportunity at Research & Prototype Foundry

An excellent opportunity for an experienced nanofabrication engineer to progress their career has arisen at the Research & Prototype Foundry, based at the University of Sydney's Sydney Nanoscience Hub.

Become a Senior Process Engineer – follow this link to find out more.

$4.59m funding to keep Queensland at forefront of innovation

A facility headquartered at the University of Queensland has received $4.59 million from the Queensland Government to continue its innovative research and industry projects such as needle-free vaccine delivery...

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Materials Innovations in Surface Engineering (MISE) 11-12 February 2020

The Materials Innovations in Surface Engineering (MISE) is one of the globes premier surface engineering conferences. The conference was created to provide an opportunity for industry professionals and thinkers to come together, share knowledge and engage in the type of networking that is vital to the furthering of the surface engineering industry.

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2019 ANFF staff retreat program available

The 2019 ANFF staff retreat program is available now at .

Please remember to refresh the program pdf to ensure that you are viewing the most recent program.

Appointment of ANFF Chief Executive Officer

Dr Ian Griffiths has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF), commencing this quarter. The decision was announced by ANFF’s Chairman and Board on 8 July 2019, following an extensive four-month search.

Dr Griffiths is currently CEO of Wound Innovations Pty Ltd, a spin-out from the Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre of which he was Director and CEO. Over an extensive career in Australia and the UK he has successfully established companies based on new technologies and worked with universities, industry and government in fostering high-end research and innovation.

As CEO of ANFF, Dr Griffiths will provide leadership and oversight to the eight ANFF nodes that are spread across Australia. Based primarily in Brisbane, QLD, Dr Griffiths will work with the ANFF team to ensure that ANFF and the 500+ micro and nanofabrication capabilities in its open access portfolio continue to enable ground-breaking research.

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Industry of the Future strengthening international relations with France

Staff exchange and investigations into research collaborations are underway thanks to Industry of
the Future, a joint academic appointment between UniSA and French academic partners, funded by
UniSA and the Brittany Region.

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