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Our expertise in materials development, silicon carbide microelectronics, micro-electromechanical systems and microfluidics help develop cutting-edge technologies and improve people’s way of life.
Our research spans physics, chemistry, biology, applied mathematics and engineering, culminating in research and property analysis of materials to optimise usability and implementation across diverse industry sectors.
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October 19, 2017
That’s gold! Griffith finds cheap way to detect cancer
Griffith University scientists have developed a new class of nanomaterials that could detect early cancer. The inexpensive, non-invasive diagnostic tool can deliver sensitive and specific results that are easily and quickly interpreted with less reliance on laboratory equipment. Working with the tea...
Griffith partners with BluGlass for power electronics
Australian technology innovator BluGlass Limited has invested $600,00 in Griffith University to develop power electronics. BluGlass will be leading the two-year cash investment – inclusive of a $300,000 grant from the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre – to develop next...
August 11, 2017
Lab on a chip: The future for drug discovery
A leading micro and nano technologist has revealed a new way to drug screen, saving the health system money and time. With the lab-to-market timeframe of a new drug being up to 20 years, Dr Say Hwa Tan of Griffith University’s Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre hopes his new technology and ...
July 27, 2017
Vaxxas biomedical expertise to boost Griffith microtech
Queensland Biotechnology startup, Vaxxas has formed a new partnership with Queensland Micro and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC) at Griffith University to help boost nanotechnology commercialisation. Vaxxas hold patents over one of the world most exciting biotechnology products, the Nanopatch™, which is...