Mission and Vision


The MCN’s mission is to enable Australian innovation using micro/nano technologies.


The MCN’s vision is to be the pre-eminent site in Australia for solving problems using micro/nano engineering technologies.


The strength of MCN’s outputs rests on five key values which are integral to the client experience. These are: 

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Teamwork
  • Continuous improvement
  • Accountabilty
  • Innovation

Pyramid of purpose

The MCN aims to deliver outcomes that will have real impact for customers, by ensuring that it is easy to access, agile in how it applies engineering expertise to respond quickly and accurately to customers, and always seeking opportunities to enhance the quality of services that are available.