Monash scores two new research centres

The government completes a week of research centres announcements with two more

Monash U will host a new ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre, for cell and tissue engineering technologies in regenerative medicine. Breakthroughs optimistically assumed, will improve medical treatments, “as well as providing new business opportunities” Education Minister Dan Tehan says.

The feds will stump up $5m, with participating organisations kicking-in another $13.2m in cash and kind.

Monash U will also be the base for another ARC training centre, researching green chemistry in manufacturing, which, Mr Tehan thinks, “means another advantage for Australia’s manufacturing industry,” The Commonwealth commits $3.6m with another $7.7, in value from partners.


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