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Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP150100798 [ 2015 - 2017 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP150100798]

Researchers Dr Chun-Xia Zhao; Prof Anton Middelberg; Prof Dr Zhengzhong Shao

Brief description This project will discover and develop new methods and knowledge for the precision engineering of next-generation core-shell materials using sustainable biomolecular dual-templating processes. This research builds on a recent breakthrough - emulsion and biomimetic dual-templating technology for facile preparation of silica capsules, and will revolutionise current approaches for making core-shell materials. Significant outcomes will be achieved through building fundamental understanding around this breakthrough, including new concepts for hierarchical nanomaterials based on biomolecular design, new molecular and engineering design rules for core-shell materials, and novel materials for applications in sustained release and delivery systems.

Funding Amount 458600

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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