Centre for Materials Innovation and Future Fashion (CMIFF)

Centre for Materials Innovation and Future Fashion (CMIFF)

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CMIFF brings together senior researchers in material technology, design and enterprise research within the School of Fashion & Textiles.

This group research, develop and apply design and materials innovation to address real world problems of health, wellbeing, protection, performance, sustainability and cultural experience.

Research areas

Feature Projects

Advanced materials and technologies focuses on the application of new technologies in performance textiles as well as finding enhancements for traditional technologies.

Research centre clusters

CMIFF operates through six connected clusters.

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Meet the rest of our team

Interested in collaborating with us?

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Centre for Materials Innovation and Future Fashion (CMIFF)

Key Contact: Professor Rajiv Padhye - Director

Address: School of Fashion & Textiles

Location: 25 Dawson Street, Brunswick, VIC 3056 Australia


Phone: +61 3 99259124

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