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ARM Hub and partners welcome AI Adopt Centre appointment

Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Hub 2 mins read

ARM Hub, Australia’s premier provider of artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and design-for-manufacture innovation services has welcomed news of funding to support companies to use and manage AI.

Australian Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic today announced the ARM Hub and its partners as one of four AI Adopt Centres to help SMEs to adopt responsible AI-enabled products and services to enhance their business.

ARM Hub Founder and CEO Professor Cori Stewart said the centre will be a pathway for Australia’s SMEs to become global innovation leaders.

“ARM Hub and its partners are thrilled to continue their work in fostering a world-class AI ecosystem in Australia that embraces safe and responsible AI and is focused on commercialisation and business growth,” Professor Stewart said.

“Australia’s SME manufacturers know that AI can be a major source of sustained value-add and enhanced global competitiveness. Given SMEs represent 93% of Australian business, it is imperative that they can capitalise on the benefits of AI to scale-up and grow.

“The use of modern data platforms in Australian manufacturing is critical to effective scaling-up and business growth and the creation of a ‘smart’ and resilient workforce. The ARM Hub AI Adopt Centre will provide a joined-up service that demonstrates how data and AI can modernise business, build skills and boost productivity.”

The ARM Hub AI Adopt Centre partners are:

Industry and industry networks Research organisations Tech companies and innovation networks Government
  • Tech Council of Australia
  • i2i global
  • Smart Energy Council
  • Industry Capability Network
  • Life Sciences Queensland
  • Southern Strength Manufacturing Network
  • HunterNet
  • i3Net
  • NORTH Link Victoria
  • South East Melbourne Manufacturing Alliance
  • CORE Innovation Hub
  • Australian Robotics and Automation Association
  • Tasmanian Minerals, Manufacturing and Energy Council
  • Australian Manufacturing Growth Centre
  • Australian Defence Sciences and Universities Network
  • Food and Beverage Accelerator
  • Advanced Materials Battery Council
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • Australian Machine Learning Institute (Adelaide University)
  • QUT
  • Griffith University
  • The University of Queensland
  • Monash University
  • University of Newcastle
  • DKE (Data & Knowledge Enterprise)
  • Microsoft
  • Databricks
  • IBM
  • Stone & Chalk
  • Jewelrock
  • 77 Partners
  • Queensland Government

Key Facts:

·       ARM Hub and its partners have formed a network that will deliver AI services to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

·       The network is one of four of Australia’s new AI Adopt Centres and will be coordinated by the ARM Hub.

·       The new centre will be called the ARM Hub AI Adopt Centre.

·       The ARM Hub AI Adopt Centre is a collaboration between industry and industry networks, research organisations and government, and is backed by tech and innovation companies.

About us:

The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Hub (ARM) Hub is a leading innovation commercialisation organisation dedicated to advancing robotics, AI, and automation technologies of various industries, including defence, medical and energy sectors. ARM Hub collaborates with industry and research partners to translate good ideas into commercial value that increase Australia’s manufacturing capability. Visit

Contact details:

Angela Reed | ARM Hub Director Marketing & Memberships | 0430 197 158

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