IMER operates at the international forefront of the mineral, energy and resource sectors, showcasing our finest talent in large-scale research and innovation outcomes, with the capacity to pursue higher-risk, cutting-edge projects.

"We look forward to working together to benefit society and the environment, driving innovation for modern energy systems."Prof Michael Goodsite, Director, IMER - Modern Energy Systems

Transforming the heavy industrial sector to a low carbon future

Companies are invited to partner in a new proposal to the Australian Government to form a Heavy Industry Low-carbon Transition Cooperative Research Centre (HILT CRC) to expedite the decarbonisation of Australia’s heavy industrial processes and produce materials vital to the local and global economies at lower costs and in more sustainable ways.

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Building a critical mass of people and knowlege in critically important minerals

The Critical Mineral Research Centre is the go-to group for multidisciplinary research programs. It is the only one of its kind in Australia, and one of only a few worldwide. We cover end-to-end critical minerals research and education, from early prospectivity analyses to resource definition to mineral processing.


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South Australia's exploration initiative

The South Australia Government's Department for Energy and Mining has announced round two of the Accelerated Discovery Initiative.



New flyer and sponsorship details for ARC Centre of Excellence in Critical Minerals

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Critical Minerals has just released an information flyer and a brochure outlining sponsorship levels. If your goals align with our vision, you are passionate about developing the research program, and you are willing to commit to an Expression of Interest due for submission to the ARC in July 2021, please contact us.



Pathways clear for decarbonising heavy industry

The production of green steel will be a critical step to enable the world’s heavy industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and Australia is well placed to be an important player in this space.



Launched today - the University of Adelaide’s Australian Critical Minerals Research Centre

Ongoing and secure supply of critical minerals is essential to the transition to a high-tech and clean energy world.