Sovereign composites, intelligent manufacturing progress in latest CRC bid announcement

Cooperative Research Centre Round 23 bids progressing to Stage 2 have been announced, with two explicitly manufacturing-focussed CRCs among them.

Six CRCs were approved for progress by science and technology minister Melissa Price, with the eventual outcome scheduled for May next year (see timetable below.)

The six were:

  • Care Economy Cooperative Research Centre

  • Sovereign Manufacturing Automation for Composites (SoMAC) CRC

  • CRC for Intelligent Manufacturing (CRC4IM)

  • CRC SAAFE (Solving Antimicrobial Resistance in Agribusiness, Food and Environments)

  • ONE Basin Cooperative Research Centre (ONE Basin CRC)

  • Plastic Waste Cooperative Research Centre

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