Mission and Vision


The mission of the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication is to drive Australian innovation of micro/nano technologies by providing an open-access design, build, test and scale-up pipeline that is underpinned by cutting-edge facilities, equipment and expertise.


The Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication aspires to be a world leading hub for development and realisation of breakthrough technologies harnessing micro and nanofabrication. The Centre aims to catalyse research excellence and jumpstart commercial translation/scale-up for academic and industry clientele.


The Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication is dedicated to providing a supportive, creative and adventurous culture that brings together the Victorian research community, including universities, publicly funded research institutions and industry to facilitate collaborations and linkages both nationally and internationally. The Centre is committed to delivering professional high-quality customer service and fabrication outcomes in an ISO-certified environment.

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.