ANFF Materials Selected Highlights for 2020
Highlighting a year in ANFF Materials for 2020.
Development of customised printer and training protocols for delivery of 3D Alek to Institute of Academic Surgery (IAS) at Sydney Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
EFG thin film supercapacitors were integrated into printed organic solar cells by ANFF Materials Node staff at the University of Wollongong and the University of Newcastle to create large scale photocapacitors.
Development of the 3D Genii to produce facial prosthetics from silicone materials.
Comprehensive rheological characterization to enable optimisation of bioinks was supplied for the iFix project.
Demonstrated scalability of the edge functionalised graphene production process.
Advanced Wearable Thermocells using edge functionalised graphene for Body Heat Harvesting research highlighted in Advanced Energy Materials.
Developed and deployed the only public display of printed solar in Australia
Was awarded the "Industry Engagement Award" from the Australian Financial Review (AFR) in their annual Higher Education Awards.
TRICEP Specific Selected Highlights for 2020
Maintaining ANFF Materials and TRICEP at the state-of-the-art in commercial additive fabrication technologies with over AU$1million invested in new hardware in 2020.
Customised 3D Bioprinter supplied to Royal Adelaide Hospital and ASAN Medical to accelerate progress on the use of 3D bioprinting for islet cell transplantations.
Bioinks supplied to St Vincent’s Hospital (Melbourne) to enable completion of preclinical trials for cartilage regeneration.
Development of multifunctional polymer with dual crosslinkable functionality: bivalent ions (Ca2+) and photo-crosslinkable groups to improve application performance of biopolymer for cartilage regeneration project
Launch of skin regeneration projects funded by MRFF and MTP Horizons with collaborators across the country.
Delivered 10 week 3D bioprinting short course for attendees across the globe.
Launch of 3DREDI Platform for supply to global collaborators from the start of 2021.
Supply of customized printer and bioinks to enable preclinical trials with Axcelda Biopen completed.
Supply of iFix pen for preclinical trials with iFix Medical completed.
Established supply sources for alginate and hyaluronic acid.
Established sterilization and packaging protocols for selected bioinks.
Established low volume manufacturing protocols for the Sutrode.
Assistance in the covid-19 response for ISLHD by bringing local additive fabrication companies and TRICEP together to deliver face shields for use in hospitals.
Additive manufacturing expertise collaborative engagement workshop in March.
Launch of ANFF Materials and TRICEP Websites.
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