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The Green Chemical Futures (GCF) building is providing opportunities for collaboration and innovation in Australian research and manufacturing.  The Green Chemical Futures is a $79.56M building at Monash University where the Chemicals and Plastics Manufacturing Innovation Network is located.  Two network members have laboratories in the building.  PerkinElmer has the PerkinElmer Flagship Facility and Axieo has the Axieo Centre for Innovation.  The Victorian Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing ($24.9M) is also located in the building.  The Green Chemical Futures building opening was held on 31 March 2015.

The Green Chemical Futures supports academic and industrial research within the chemicals and plastics sector in Australia and provides world-class research to expand Australia's 'green workforce'.

Green Chemical Futures houses over 100 chemists and engineers and allows the growth of basic science research to targeted industry-driven research.  It has 17 specialist sectors, training programmes for industry practitioners and laboratory spaces available for over 1000 students and 100 industry partners.

The lower levels of the building contain teaching and learning spaces and the upper floors house the research and translational facilities.

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Contacts:

Associate Professor Tony Patti (Chemicals and Plastics Manufacturing Innovation Network Co-Director)

Mobile: 0437241119         Email: tony.patti@monash.edu

Associate Professor Victoria Haritos (Chemicals and Plastics Manufacturing Innovation Network Co-Director)

Ph. 03 990 56873             Email: victoria.haritos@monash.edu

Dr Ilija Sutalo (Chemicals and Plastics Innovation Manager)

Mobile: 0407686777         Email: ilija.sutalo@monash.edu

Green Chemical Futures Building, 13 Rainforest Walk, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia

Postal address: Faculty of Science, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia