ARC Research Hub for Advanced Manufacturing of Medical Devices (AMMD Hub)

The University of Queensland

AMMD Hub brings together research and industry partners committed to the development and application of advanced manufacturing technologies and the translation of this research into outcomes for industry. AMMD Hub develops advanced materials, methods and technologies, and more efficient design and flexible manufacturing processes for better devices and improved clinical outcomes. AMMD Hub is industry-led and is focused on the productivity and international competitiveness of Australian manufacturing companies by promoting the adoption and adaption of innovative technologies, particularly digital transformation. Together, we are driving the rapid and efficient manufacture of customized medical devices tailored to individual clinical needs.

Organisation type
  • University Research Centre
Number of research staff
20-100 research staff
Advanced Engineering Building, Building 49, The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4172

Strengths and capabilities

  • Advanced near-net shape manufacturing technologies
  • Manufacturing improvements and optimisation
  • Materials engineering and evaluation
  • Adaptive automation systems for custom manufacturing
  • Lean manufacturing and best practice workflow improvements
  • Metallic materials for biomedical devices
  • Powder metallurgy technologies and complex porous geometries

Lead researcher

Emeritus Professor David StJohn—Development of light alloys and metallurgy of the light metals

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