Following shared site visits, we were convinced UOW would be a good partner as they quickly connected with our problem and demonstrated that they had both the skills and facilities to develop and prove concepts. UOW’s ability to build and model concepts were important as we could not trial major changes on a busy production line and live modelling was critical to securing future capital investment. We are now in the process of commercial implementation, without which we would have been obliged to follow our competitors to low-cost countries.”
$11 million boost for medical innovation and intelligent fabrication at university of Wollongong | EIS News and Events
A Shorten Labor Government would invest $10 million to further expand the capability of the Facility for Intelligent Fabrication (FIF) and $1 million to establish a 3D BioPrinting Facility at the University of Wollongong (UOW). The Facility for Intelligent Fabrication (FIF) is a collaboration between UOW, TAFE NSW and Weld Australia which launched in March 2018.
The University of Wollongong (UOW) has become home to a one-stop-shop that provides expertise, technology, equipment and training in automating steel fabrication to help manufacturing businesses adapt and compete. The Facility for Intelligent Fabrication (FIF), which combines the knowledge and resources of the UOW, TAFE NSW and the Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA), will ...
The Facility for Intelligent Fabrication (FIS) combines the knowledge and resources of the University of Wollongong (UOW), TAFE NSW and the Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA). Deputy Premier, Minister for Regional NSW and Minister for Skills and Small Business, John Barilaro said the facility would be a valuable resource to ensure that manufacturing firms in the Illawarra and across NSW had access to the latest technology, training and certification.