Research at scale

Stage 1 of the Fishermans campus will be an engineering and design innovation hub.

The indoor and outdoor facilities planned will support heavy industrial activities and large scale fabrication, testing and prototyping.

Researchers, students and industry will come together for industrial-scale exploration to innovate solutions in energy, affordable housing, sustainable transport and more.

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) and the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning (ABP) will come together with industry to explore big ideas and create a sustainable future.

— Better and safer buildings
— Cultural and sustainable landscapes
— Future cities
— Healthy communities and infrastructure
— Indigenous place
— Practice and construction innovation
— Urban planning and design

— Energy
— Sustainable mining

— Aerodynamics
— Autonomous systems
— Design and creative research
— Defence technologies
— Hydrodynamics
— Transport technologies

Industry partnerships

Purpose built for industry-led projects and large scale testing and prototyping, the campus at Fishermans Bend offers an unparalleled opportunity for industry to partner with us.

Local and international companies can colocate on site, partner on research and development, and access world class facilities to translate research into market-ready solutions.

To find out more contact us: fishermans-bend@unimelb.edu.au

A Living Lab

The campus provides a live setting to co-create solutions to real world problems. From short term experiments to longer term initiatives, we can embed these opportunities for research, education and innovation in all stages of the Fishermans Bend campus project, including design, construction, and operation.

Find out how to get involved here