The ARC Research Hub for Future Fibres was an Australian Research Council (ARC) supported initiative which strived to accelerate the transformation of the Australian manufacturing industry by developing novel fibre technologies to facilitate more sustainable, advanced manufacturing of fibre materials and products that will impact on significant global issues, including reducing our environmental footprint and improving public health and wellbeing.
The Hub received $4.7 million funding from the Australian Research Council as part of its Industrial Transformation Research Hub scheme. Further contributions from partners have given the Hub a total value of $13.2 million over five years. The Hub was in operation from 2016 until mid-2021.
Led by Deakin University, the Hub contained three research Programs, centred on small polymer fibres, advanced carbon fibres and high value-added applications.