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ASTech - ARC Training Centre for Portable Analytical Separation Technologies

Welcome to ASTech, the ARC Training Centre for Portable Analytical Separation Technologies. Join us on a journey to
discover and create new technologies to enable more portable separation science applications.

At ASTech, we look to the future. We will explore science and technologies that can lead to portable analytical separation systems that will enable point-of-sample analysis for complex samples in food, environmental, and clinical applications – ultimately bringing ‘the lab’ to the sample.

ASTech is a partnership between the University of TasmaniaTrajan Scientific and Medical, and University of South Australia combining research and industry knowledge to innovate in product design and manufacturing techniques, contributing to a sustainable, globally competitive manufacturing industry in Australia.

Innovation from ASTech

hemaPEN® is a product concept developed through ASTech, and has huge potential to benefit to a range of diseases including diabetes, therapeutic drug monitoring and medical research.
 

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ASTech is a partnership

Combining research and industry knowledge to innovate in product design, development and manufacturing techniques in portable analytical separation technologies.

Latest News from ASTech

On the cutting edge of 3D printing for portable devices

On the cutting edge of 3D printing for portable devices

From the Australian Research Council: ARC Future Fellow, Professor Michael Breadmore, who is based at the University of Tasmania, has spent his research career working to simplify and speed up the analysis of chemical and biological samples, with an increasing emphasis on miniaturisation. Since working as a Chief Investigator at the ARC Training Centre for Portable Analytical Separation Technologies (ASTech) awarded in 2014, the Training Centre has […]

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Chromatographia appoints a new Editor

Chromatographia appoints a new Editor

ASTech Director Profesor Brett Paull, has been appointed as a new Editor of Chromatographia (Springer). Chromatographia is a well-established separation science journal, dating back to 1968. Over the past 50 years it has published many ground breaking papers in separation science from past and present pioneers in the field. The new Editorial team now looks forward to continuing this prestigious history and strengthening the Journal […]

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Third ASTech Bi-annual Conference

Third ASTech Bi-annual Conference

The third in a series of bi-annual ASTech conferences was hosted at Trajan’s global corporate headquarters in Melbourne, Australia on 13 March 2017, with the full ASTech membership in attendance, and a full program of researcher updates and discussion delivered. The conference, now in its second year, provides an excellent forum for ASTech researchers to discuss their work and more importantly meet, link and interact […]

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