Building 55, Corner Cardigan and Queensberry Street
Carlton Victoria 3053

Telephone: 03 9925 4197

Key Contacts

Prof Milan Brandt - Technical Director

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A/Prof Martin Leary - Technical Director

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The Advanced Manufacturing Precinct combines RMIT’s expertise in technology and design innovation.

We are developing the next generation of engineers, designers and technicians, and working closely with industry both in Australia and internationally. Our vision is to be the leader in the implementation of the next wave of manufacturing in Australia.

Although the Advanced Manufacturing Precinct offers access to technology and equipment that can speed up prototyping and manufacture processes, the partnerships we form with industry are generally much richer. Production of a prototype part is usually only the start of the relationship, as most lead to developing an understanding of the form and functionality and assurance of scaling to mass production.

Partnerships with industry often involve collaboration with other areas of RMIT’s capabilities, creating a conduit to access many experts and disciplines in the University.

What We Do

Research at the Advanced Manufacturing Precinct is carried out in a range of areas:

  • Aerospace and automotive
  • Bioengineering: Using advanced manufacturing to provide a safer, more accurate and faster technique in treating scoliosis through orthopaedic surgery.

Most notably we engage in:

  • contract research
  • consultancy
  • training in the latest manufacturing technologies
  • testing and analysis
  • grant-based partnerships
  • design optimisation support
  • manufacturing process optimisation support
  • student projects through our Engineering Learning Factory.


Industry Sectors

Aerospace, Plastics and Chemical, Energy, Engineering Design, Environmental and Sustainable Energy, General Engineering, Packaging