UK engineering firm BMT Group has teamed with South Australian technology incubator Innovyz to source from Australia advanced materials and composites for sectors including naval shipbuilding.
BMT said on 10 July that the partnership will involve Innovyz engaging with Australian firms, agencies, and universities in seeking to commercialise new manufacturing products and advanced materials over a nine-month period.
For its part, BMT will contribute to the sourcing of materials and the development of manufacturing techniques as well as provide training for local companies.
The programme is part of a wider Australian initiative – funded by government and private investors – to boost the development of advanced materials and related manufacturing across several industrial sectors.
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