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...

Re-inventing the wheel

Prime Minister acknowledges Deakin and Carbon Revolution's contribution to clean energy future. Carbon Revolution (CFusion), a Victorian company that, in partnership with Deakin University, produced the worl...

High tech nanofibre deal for Deakin

A joint venture will provide a world-first short nanofibre manufacturing capability in Geelong. A deal has just been sealed that will see world-leading short nanofibre manufacturing begin at commercial scale...