Overview of Services

ADaPT brings together multi-disciplinary expertise across Griffith University in collaboration with leading industry partners to push the boundaries in advanced design, prototyping and new materials, in what is called the ‘next industrial revolution’ or Industry 4.0. Combining expertise in micro and nano science, with big data analytics, artificial intelligence, complex medical imaging and functional modelling and the latest in 3D printing and bioengineering, ADaPT will be the flagship institute within the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP).

Services Offered:

  • Industrial Scale Additive Manufacturing
  • Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS); available in Titanium (Ti6Al4V), Aluminium (AlSi10Mg), Stainless Steel 316L, Cobalt Chrome (CoCrMo)
  • Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) in Nylon 12
  • Digital Light Processing (DLP) in a variety of plastics and elastomer. 
  • Composite Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) in Nylon 12 substrate with various continuous fibre re-inforcements available.
  • Metrology carried out with an Absolute Arm fitted with CMM and optical laser scanner for difficult geometries. 

 Machining Services:

  • Wire Cutting EDM

Design and Collaboration Services

  • Design for Additive Manufacturing consultations
  • Technology Design Consultancy
  • Research or industrial collaboration projects
  • 3D Design space and software access (Materialise suite, Solidworks, ANSYS, and others); commercial licencing available
  • Residencies (3D Design studio and full access available), subject to availability
  • School subscription model to encourage access and experimentation.

To access any of our services go to request services tab and select your preference from the list



Derek Smith | Senior Manager | (07) 5678 0547 |

Antonio Grimm | Senior Technical Officer | (07) 5552 8861 |

Location and hours of operation

Location   Hours

Visual Arts (G14) 1.10 

Parklands Drive

Southport, QLD, 4222 

  Monday - Friday

  8 am - 4 pm

Links and Resources

  1. Advanced Design Prototyping Technologies Institute Website


Name Role Phone Email Location
Derek Smith
Technical Manager
(07) 5678 0547
Visual Arts (G14) 1.10
Antonio Grimm
Senior Technical Officer
(07) 5552 8861
Visual Arts (G14) 1.10