ACES: The European Dimension

ACES 2The month of September saw Industry professionals, Academics, Researchers and Students from Australia and Ireland attend the one day ACES – The European Dimension symposium, at Dublin City University’s Helix venue.  Approximately 60 delegates attended the event which was run by ACES (Australian Research Council Centre for Electromaterials Science) and facilitated by DCU’s National Centre for Sensor Research.

A series of presentations were made during the day by Speakers from three continents, topics included “Development of new electromaterials for energy conversion and storage” and “New platforms for biomedical applications”.

The day concluded with a reception at the Australian Embassy were a presentation was delivered by Professor Gordon Wallace, Director of ACES entitled ‘3D Printing and Healthcare: Progress through Collaboration’, in which he spoke of advances in electromaterials science in medicine and the development of artificial organs using 3D printing technology that are revolutionising the way medical professionals deliver healthcare.

Speaking at the symposium, Professor Dermot Diamond, Director of Dublin City University’s National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR) said, “Solving global societal challenges requires global partnerships that bring together networks of highly motivated researchers and state of the art facilities. The NCSR and ACES centres will continue to strengthen their highly effective collaborative links, involving a network of partnerships across Europe, Australia and the USA.”


(L-R) Prof. Dermot Diamond, Dr. Ruth Adler, Prof. Gordon Wallace