Australian Future Materials and Advanced Manufacturing Mission in India

Monday, October 12, 2015

Chennai: The Australian Future Materials and Advanced Manufacturing mission is currently in India till 16 October 2015.
The delegation, which includes representatives from some of the Australia's leading material research and advanced manufacturing companies, will explore technology, research and licensing partnerships with India's manufacturing and engineering sector.
The group is visiting Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Chennai, meeting with key customers in Indian industry. On the agenda are discussions about opportunities of mutual interest, particularly areas of Australian research and intellectual property that are available for collaboration with the India.
Specific areas of expertise represented by the delegation will include:
Future materials – composites, polymers, ceramics, electronic/photonic materials, Advanced materials for energy, biomaterials and surface engineering
Advanced Manufacturing Technology – 3D printing, laser welding, ferrous and nonferrous Casting technology, precision manufacturing, nano technology, characterisation of materials and mechanics, robotics, and
Advanced Vehicle Technologies – light weighting, gaseous fuels, vehicle electrification, and data communications.
Amanda Hodges, Austrade’s South Asia Trade Commissioner, said that Australia’s research institutions, universities and technology companies are among the best in the world and offer significant potential for partnerships in materials sciences.
‘Australia’s advanced innovation framework, coupled with government and business investment in research and development,presents cutting-edge collaboration, research and commercialisation opportunities for India.
’ Ms Hodges said that many international companies have successfully partnered with Australia on research and development in Materials Sciences, citing the Samvardhana Motherson Group, Mahindra and Mahindra, Boeing, General Electric, EADS, Robert Bosch, Bayer and Saab.
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