Focus areas

Biodegradable plastic

The challenge One million tonnes of Australia’s annual plastic consumption is single-use plastic such as that used in food packaging. […]

Close up of a Black solider fly on a leaf

The challenge Ever wondered what happens to plastic consumed by insects? Our research is hoping to answer questions such as: […]

Group of people in India sorting plastic on a mat

In June 2020, Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India agreed to collaborate on an ambitious program to reduce plastic waste.

Discarded-plastic-ground-covers

We have developed an environmentally-friendly, sprayable biodegradable polymer membrane product that can help farmers produce more during harvest, on the same land area, while using less water, nutrients and agrochemicals.

computational model of a plastic degrading enzyme in complex with its substrate

The challenge The use of plastic materials has spread to all industries and manufactured products given their outstanding mechanical properties, […]