Platinum Sponsor

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those who are seeking answers to life’s important scientific and healthcare questions. This mission embodies all our efforts to help customers get the data and answers they need through our flow cytometry, centrifugation, lab automation, genomics and particle analysis products and services. These answers may be important for expediting development of a new life-saving biopharmaceutical or to help monitor patients with chronic diseases. In today’s market, we are one of the few participants with full capacity to design, develop, manufacture and service products.

Keynote Speaker Sponsor

The Materials Characterisation and Fabrication Platform (MCFP) at the University of Melbourne provides access to state-of-the-art equipment and expertise aimed at enabling research and development across engineering, physics, and life sciences. Our research activities involve interdisciplinary and cross-institutional collaborations and offer access to technologies such as Atomic Force Microscopy, Cytometry, Electron and Ion Microscopy, Fluorescence Imaging, Vibrational Spectroscopy and X-Ray characterisation.

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The ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science is a collaboration of academia and industry focused on innovative research to improve solar energy technology, lighting and security systems.

Based across five of Australia’s leading universities and in partnership with major industry organisations, we are excited about the possibilities of transforming light into energy and energy into light.

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The ARC Centre of Excellence for Enabling Eco-Efficient Beneficiation of Minerals (COEMinerals) is a research Centre involving nine Australian universities, the CSIRO, METS industry and international academics. We are discovering and inventing new minerals processing techniques to reduce energy and water use, and increase mineral recovery during minerals processing. Centre research combines insights from diverse scientific areas including Chemical Engineering, Earth Science & Biotechnology. Our industry-ready solutions represent a step-change in academic/industry collaboration.

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The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Melbourne has a broad range of engineering strengths encapsulated across four main research themes: Bioprocessing and food engineering, Materials design and multiscale modelling, Nano-medicine and biotechnology and Sustainable technologies, processing and remediation. We host several important Research Centres including the ARC Centre of Excellence for Enabling Eco-efficient Beneficiation of Minerals and the ARC Research Hub for Digital Bioprocess Development. Strong collaborations with industry, government and community partners inform teaching and research programs with real-world requirements. Industry Engagement is a key focus area for the Department as well as commercialisation where recent start-up companies include Messenger Bio and Tiny Bright Things.

AE Alexander Plenary Lecturer Sponsor

The University of Sydney is one of the world’s leading, comprehensive research and teaching universities. Our campuses stand on the ancestral lands of Australia’s First Peoples. We offer an exceptional range of disciplines – more than 400 areas of study – and our community includes more than 73,000 students, 8,100 permanent and fixed-term staff and 380,000 alumni in over 170 countries.

Currently ranked 54th in the THE World University Rankings 2023, The University of Sydney also ranks consistently among the top universities in the world.

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RMIT’s Enabling Impact Platforms enable economic, environmental, societal, health and cultural impact with government, business and the community through research and innovation.

RMIT delivers significant impact on the big issues that matter through its unique Enabling Impact Platforms.

Our unique approach allows RMIT to rapidly bring together interdisciplinary research teams, together with our external partners in industry, government, community and academia, to address complex problems in high priority research areas.

RMIT’s eight Enabling Impact Platforms work collaboratively with RMIT’s research community across multiple Schools and Colleges, supported by RMIT’s extensive capability in research partnerships, translation and services.

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The Journal of Materials Science is a key publication exploring the intricate relationship between structure, properties, and uses of various materials, including metals, ceramics, glasses, polymers, energy materials, electrical materials, composite materials, fibers, nanostructured materials, nanocomposites, and biological and biomedical materials.

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The UNSW School of Chemical Engineering stands as a leader in providing excellence in education and groundbreaking research. Our legacy dates back to 1949, and today we are regarded as one of the top Chemical Engineering schools in Australia and worldwide.

We offer unparalleled quality in research and education in the fields of Chemical Engineering, Chemical Product Engineering, Food Engineering, and Food Science. Our vision is one of continued global leadership in research excellence and driving positive change. We proudly support our colleagues undertaking excellent research in complex fluids, colloids, surfaces, polymer synthesis and nanomedicine. We continue to develop effective solutions addressing the world’s most urgent problems in water, food and energy sustainability.

Student Presentations Sponsor

As a not-for-profit, society publisher, the RSC ensures the quality and wide dissemination of chemical knowledge through robust review and our global reach. RSC Applied Polymers focuses on the application of both natural and synthetic polymers, while RSC Applied Interfaces publishes research focussed on the application of surfaces and interfaces. Both journals sit alongside the Journal of Materials Chemistry family in terms of impact and novelty, complementing our wider portfolio of materials and multidisciplinary journals.

Poster Prize – Best Oral

Elsevier, a global leader in information and analytics, helps researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Growing from our roots in publishing, we have supported the work of our research and health partners for more than 140 years.

Poster Prize – Best Student Presentation

LS Instruments provides next-generation light scattering tools for particle sizing and contact-free rheology. Our cutting-edge technologies and user-friendly instruments enable accurate and reliable characterization at any concentration. Leading scientists around the world trust LS Instruments to help deliver clear insights and the highest quality data on complex samples in their native state. Discover how we can help you solve your most critical analytical challenges.

Symposium Supporter

American Elements provides fundamental expertise in the properties, applications, and cost-effective manufacturing of advanced and engineered materials, including ultra high purity refining and nanoscale materials in a wide range of industry fields, including energy, electronics, aerospace, defense, automotive, optics, green technology, and pharmaceuticals. American Elements’ production facilities are equipped to bulk manufacture metals, compounds and crystalline structures in virtually every purity and physical morphology that nature and current technology commercially allow.