SmartCrete CRC is excited to announce that eight new projects with a total cash value of $6.2m have been approved. These projects bring the total investment in concrete research to $14m in cash by SmartCrete CRC over the first twenty-one months of operation.
Signed Agreements and Board supported projects have now approved research projects which covers forty-four of the Grant agreement milestones across our core themes Engineered Solutions, Asset Management and Sustainability.
In line with SmartCrete CRC’s commitment to deliver lower carbon cement and concrete, a number of strategic projects have been initiated to address the research requirements and leverage the eight innovation areas identified in the VDZ report – Decarbonisation Pathways for the Australian Cement and Concrete Sector ¹
“This is an exciting time for SmartCrete CRC and we are delighted that the concrete industry has taken steps to collaborate with us to ensure the long-term viability of concrete infrastructure in Australia”.
Stephen Harmer, Acting CEO, SmartCrete CRC.
If you have project ideas that provide thought leadership and innovation and would like to develop these with SmartCrete CRC, please submit your idea through our website.
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