Professor of Functional Materials and Human-Centred Engineering
Conference Day One: Tuesday, 9th April 2019
Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
4:20 PM RMIT & 2XU Partnership: Improving the Functionality of 2XU’s Sports Gear with University- Generated Research
Australia’s leading sports brand 2XU partnered with RMIT researchers to engineer the most advanced compression materials to improve the functionality of their products. Led by an industry issue, RMIT researchers conducted rigorous fabric testing to bring a solution to the market and is a fantastic case example of Australian-owned innovation applied to Australian-owned brands.
- The process of commercialisation under this $14 million project
- Challenges working with industry and how RMIT researchers addressed the barriers
- How to continue the partnership once research has been translated – there is more for researchers to gain from collaboration with industry