Deakin’s Carbon Nexus Partners with DowAksa

This partnership includes new commitments at the University’s Carbon Nexus facility to advance the worldwide adoption of carbon fibre composites and promote Australian expertise in materials and manufacturing technologies to composite parts makers and automotive manufacturers across the globe.

DowAksa will work with Deakin’s carbon fibre research centre, Carbon Nexus, under a new agreement for collaborative research and development projects plus professional development and exchange opportunities to advance materials and manufacturing process technologies.

Professor den Hollander said the partnership between Deakin and DowAksa would initially include collaborative carbon fibre research projects focused on catalysing local demand for DowAksa carbon fibre, with eventual opportunities for adoption by industries globally.

Once the new Institute begins operations, the University hopes it will provide an extended platform for collaborative engagement and networking with business and academic leaders in the American market.