Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation (Dow Centre)
The School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Queensland
The Dow Centre aims to identify and advance innovations in the sustainable production and utilisation of energy, water and materials. The Centre takes a unique approach, focusing on full life-cycle sustainability assessment of ideas and inventions through both a technological and economic lens and only on innovations which have the potential to be sufficiently scalable so as to make a significant difference to pressing global challenges such as climate change, resource depletion and human development. The Dow Centre Innovation Process employs a stage-gated investment process where qualifying ideas with the potential to meet a large-scale industrial need advance progressively through increasingly detailed scientific, engineering and economic assessments. The Centre also supports innovation by facilitating cross-disciplinary collaboration, entrepreneurship and engagement.
- Organisation type
- University Research Centre
- Number of research staff
Up to 20 research staff
The Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation, L5, Hawken Building, University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4067
Strengths and capabilities
- Chemical engineering
- Energy systems analysis
- Materials science
- Process modelling
- Techno-economic assessment
- Engineering cost estimation
Facilities and major equipment
- Collaborative innovation, entrepreneurship and engagement space
- Process engineering and chemistry laboratory
Key science sectors
More information about the sectors this centre is involved in:
Is this your centre? See any issues? Send a request to update your listing.
Register your centre
Register your centre to be listed in this directory.