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A new CRC supporting
additive manufacturing research

Federal Government Funding Initiative

Additive Manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, revolutionises the production of complex, high-value customised products, offering vast potential, impact, and opportunity for Australian industry.


The Additive Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (AMCRC) is an industry-led collaborative research funding organisation that brings together​ Australia's research community and ambitious companies to establish a world-class AM ecosystem spanning the entire value chain. As a result, industry will be able to accelerate innovation, explore new business models, harness new sustainable materials and certify production. This will support the widespread industrial adoption of AM technologies, contributing significantly to enhanced productivity, resource conservation, and future resilience, whilst bolstering a skilled and expanded workforce.


A unique Opportunity for 
Australian manufacturing 

  • Be a leading industry partner in next generation additive manufacturing research, development and innovation

  • Access 1:1 (dollar for dollar) matched cash funding from the CRC for industry-led collaborative projects of between 2 and 5 years in duration, commencing from 2025 onwards 

  • Create unique pathways to new products, processes, services and markets through development and adoption of technology and transformative business models 

  • Access world class research teams, infrastructure and expertise, and build immediate and complementary R&D and innovation capability and capacity 

  • Join a network of ambitious and progressive business and research leaders in advanced manufacturing 

  • Accelerate an IP and commercialisation strategy and deliver a substantial return on investment 

  • Leverage the CRC business model and team working to support progress, drive outcomes and reduce risk, through proven project agreements, governance, milestones and reporting

  • Create high value and meaningful jobs, and career pathways for research students. 

Led by an experienced team of industry experts

Understanding Australia's manufacturing challenges and opportunities

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Simon Marriott

Director - Bid Lead

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Professor Colin Hall

Research Portfolio

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Andrew McLellan


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John Croft

Industry Portfolio

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Shane Infanti


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Sameera Silva

Finance and Operations

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Dr Frank Wagner

Research Portfolio

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Kate Greenfield

Industry Engagement and Bid Support

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