Advanced Design and Prototyping Technologies Institute (ADAPT)

Griffith University

ADaPT brings together multi-disciplinary expertise across Griffith University in collaboration with leading industry partners to push the boundaries in advanced custom design, rapid prototyping and new materials, in what is called the ‘next industrial revolution’ or Industry 4.0. With advanced design at its centre and collaboration at its core, ADaPT combines leading-edge expertise in micro and nanoscience, complex imaging, 3D digital scanning, 3D functional modelling, bioengineering, industrial design, big data analytics, artificial intelligence and specialist expertise in designing advanced manufacturing processes.

Organisation type
  • University Research Centre
Number of research staff
20-100 research staff
ADaPT 1.0, Gold Coast campus, Griffith University, Parklands Drive QLD 4222 (see NOTE above)

Strengths and capabilities

  • 3D functional biomechanical models (Digital Twins)
  • Functional nano-materials
  • Spinal Repair and Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Virtual Surgery & personalised surgery guides
  • Regenerative medicine for orthopaedics
  • 3D bio-printing

Facilities and major equipment

  • EOS Formiga P110 – 3D print in plastics - Nylon 12
  • Renishaw AM400 – Industrial 3D printing - Titanium, Stainless Steel, Aluminium and Cobalt Chrome
  • 6 degree of freedom machine
  • computer aided design (CAD) suites
  • advanced post-fabrication processing

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