The Australia-China Science and Research Fund (ACSRF) supports strategic science, technology and innovation collaboration between Australia and China.
The government invested $4.7 million in April 2019 for Round 3 of the ACSRF-JRCs. The projects are addressing research priorities and challenges in these sectors:
Graphene in one of the most exciting materials to have emerged in the last 50 years. It opens up potential new product applications in optics, electronics, spectroscopy and energy.
The centre will develop:
Personal health technologies are transforming the future of health. They:
The centre will develop cheap, accessible devices that help healthy individuals and those with chronic illness. The digital information collected can help identify early health concerns, reduce health care visits and empower healthy choices.
Treating and curing diseases, including cancer, largely depends on the stage treatment begins. A device that enables easy, quick, timely diagnosis has enormous implications for healthcare practice and patient survival rates.
The centre will:
Renewable energy is at the core of delivering environmental and economic benefits to Australia and across the globe. The centre will address scientific and business challenges in the global renewable energy industry by:
The commercial benefits will lead to improved energy security, reduced fossil fuel emissions, economic growth and job creation.
The centre aims to supply efficient, reliable and affordable green energy resources to the Australian and Chinese markets.
Economic, environmental and social benefits:
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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