Advanced manufacturing and design

RMIT is leading the next generation of manufacturing through industry-focused research.

Advanced manufacturing technologies are key enablers in modern manufacturing and play a significant role in increasing the efficiency, competitiveness and profitability of the industry.

Our researchers and partners adopt a collaborative approach to undertake applied industry focused research.

RMIT’s Advanced Manufacturing Precinct supports our research through the provision of leading-edge equipment and technologies.

The powerful combination of in-house expertise and ready access to leading edge equipment allow our researchers and designers to lead the next generation of manufacturing and deliver innovative solutions across a number of sectors including automotive, aerospace, machinery, tooling, medical, instrumentation and high-performance textiles.

Current research areas include:

  • computer integrated manufacturing including automation, systems integration, computer numerically controlled manufacturing
  • custom to commercialisation
  • design to production
  • early prototyping to production
  • niche manufacturing capability
  • product and material testing
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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer