Highlighting a year in ANFF Materials for 2020.
Development of customised printer and training protocols for delivery of 3D Alek to Institute of Academic Surgery (IAS) at Sydney Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
EFG thin film supercapacitors were integrated into printed organic solar cells by ANFF Materials Node staff at the University of Wollongong and the University of Newcastle to create large scale photocapacitors.
Development of the 3D Genii to produce facial prosthetics from silicone materials.
Comprehensive rheological characterization to enable optimisation of bioinks was supplied for the iFix project.
Demonstrated scalability of the edge functionalised graphene production process.
TRICEP Specific Selected Highlights for 2020
Maintaining ANFF Materials and TRICEP at the state-of-the-art in commercial additive fabrication technologies with over AU$1million invested in new hardware in 2020.
Bioinks supplied to St Vincent’s Hospital (Melbourne) to enable completion of preclinical trials for cartilage regeneration.
Development of multifunctional polymer with dual crosslinkable functionality: bivalent ions (Ca2+) and photo-crosslinkable groups to improve application performance of biopolymer for cartilage regeneration project
Supply of customized printer and bioinks to enable preclinical trials with Axcelda Biopen completed.
Supply of iFix pen for preclinical trials with iFix Medical completed.
Established supply sources for alginate and hyaluronic acid.
Assistance in the covid-19 response for ISLHD by bringing local additive fabrication companies and TRICEP together to deliver face shields for use in hospitals.