Smart and Intelligent Textiles Conference

Dr Dieter Veit (RWTH Aachen) The Smart and Intelligent Textiles Conference, organised by the Technical Textiles and Nonwoven Association (TTNA) and sponsored by the ARC Research Hub for Future Fibres, was h...

Wellcome news for Hub researchers

Hub Director Professor Xungai Wang, Chief Investigator Dr Rangam Rajkhowa and Research Fellow Dr Ben Allardyce, together with industry partner the Ear Science Institute Australia (ESIA) have received a major gr...

Hub members win major award

Recycling used denim to give colour to new denim is a revolutionary idea which has just been recognised by a major international award. The team, containing four Hub members, were one of five winners of the Glo...

Inaugural Future Fibres Symposium

The ARC Future Fibres Hub was proud to host the inaugural Future Fibres Symposium on 27-28th February 2017, at the Waurn Ponds campus of Deakin University. We were extremely pleased to welcome four of our inter...

Future Fibres Hub Officially Launched

Australian Research Council Acting CEO Leanne Harvey, Member for Corangamite Sarah Henderson MP, Hub Director Professor Xungai Wang, Deakin Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander. The $13.2 million Fu...

Wheel maker Carbon Revolution raises $50m to expand

Australian Financial Review, 20/09/16 Geelong carbon fibre wheel maker Carbon Revolution is raising $50 million to expand production to 100,000 wheels a year by 2021. The raising is the first stage of a t...

Future Fibres Hub Strategy Day 2016

The ARC Future Fibres Hub held its first strategy day on Wednesday 20 July at the Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University. Hub members including Chief Investigators, Partner Investigators and curren...

New product mimics the real thing

“HeiQ Real Silk” reproduces the luxurious tactile properties of silk using the cutting edge short polymer fibre technology developed by HeiQ Australia and Deakin University’s Institute for Frontier Materials (I...

Quickstep brings global R&D to Geelong

Deakin's 'carbon cluster' will gain a major boost with Quickstep's high tech centre. Australia’s largest independent manufacturer of carbon fibre composites, Quickstep Holdings, has announced the establishme...

Silk solution to hearing loss

A thin transparent membrane produced from silk fibres could provide a novel but simple solution to chronic eardrum perforation – a problem that affects millions of people. Chief Hub Investigator Dr Rangam Ra...