06/01/2020 – Theme leaders Prof. Mats Andersson and A/Prof. Sophie Leterme have received a $150,000 State Government grant (under the scheme Defence Innovation Partnership – DIP) to develop and test new state-of-the-art coatings to prevent the growth of such bio-contaminants. This project is undertaken in collaboration with Defence Science and Technology, ASC┬áPty Ltd and the University of South Australia.