Platform Technologies Research Institute
Using a whole-of-system approach, our cross-disciplinary research investigates the integration of smart materials and systems into technology platforms to address industry’s future needs.
We are improving aged care, predicting severe weather events and optimising logistics, energy and data networks. Our nanotechnology is boosting drug delivery and fuel cells, and our smart cricket balls are helping bowlers take wickets.
PTRI has brought together the best researchers from across RMIT’s science and engineering areas to address large-scale trans-disciplinary research problems.
RMIT Platform Technologies Research Institute focuses on research providing industry and society with solutions to complex technical challenges and developing technology platforms for the future.
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