Over 140 Year 9 girls attended an intensive three-day science and innovation program at Flinders University. The Flinders University STEM Enrichment Academy conference featured a schedule of hands-on workshops, tours, industry talks and round-table discussions aimed at inspiring girls towards STEM journeys. The program featured leaders in industry and academia who eagerly gave their time … Continue reading School students engage with STEM at Flinders University
A new nanomaterial made from phosphorus, known as phosphorene, is shaping up as a key ingredient for more sustainable and efficient next-generation perovskite solar cells (PSCs). PSCs are one of the fastest developing new solar technologies and can achieve efficiencies comparable to more commonly used commercially available silicon solar cells. For the first time, an … Continue reading Flinders University researchers exploring potentials of phosphorene in solar technologies
Federal Labor has committed $20 million for the proposed $50 million Flinders University-led Australian Centre for Innovative Manufacturing (ACIM) at Tonsley, which is to connect Australian companies with the latest manufacturing technologies and research expertise, and provide training to modernise workforces. The 4000msq advanced manufacturing test bed facility at Flinders’ Tonsley Innovation District is expected … Continue reading $20 million promised for Australia’s first “Future Factory”
An innovation hub to help Australian companies make the shift from traditional manufacturing to more advanced, value-added products has opened in Adelaide. The Tonsley Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Adelaide is designed to accelerate the national adoption of ‘industry 4.0’ technology among hi-tech and manufacturing businesses, as well as foster research and development. The hub’s February … Continue reading Innovation hub to fast-track Industry 4.0
SA-based communications company MIMP Connecting Solutions is teaming up with Flinders University to provide students with access to cutting edge telecommunications equipment.