ADaPT researchers are already engaging strongly with national and international companies

A key feature of ADaPT is a hub and spoke model, with the Institute providing a hub for spokes within a range of industries, as well as virtual collaborators.

ADaPT will provide core design and prototyping facilities and services to industry, as well as industry co-location, showcasing and training opportunities.

ADaPT engages with industry in a number of ways:

  • Contract research
  • Consultancy
  • Grant-based partnerships
  • Student projects
  • Design, prototyping and manufacturing process optimisation
  • Prototype development
  • Testing & Analysis
  • Training

Our facilities

State-of-the art facilities include Queensland's first medical grade printer

Featured project

Griffith University Professor and Gold Coast University Hospital surgeon Professor Randy Bindra is collaborating with Griffith biomechanical scientist Professor David Lloyd and a leading Australian Medtech company on groundbreaking wrist repair surgery.

ADaPT (from 2021)

  • Prominent location on Parklands Drive, opposite Light Rail
  • approximately 9,000 GFA across 7 levels
  • computer aided design (CAD) suites
  • clean rooms for component assembly
  • 3D scanning and fabrication including mixed metal printing
  • other fabrication/post fabrication equipment and processing
  • advanced materials fabrication and characterisation facilities
  • industry training/event/showcase space
  • dedicated industry research and production suites