Monash is a dynamic and internationally recognised university with a long established tradition in providing excellence in education. Monash Institute of Nanosciences, Materials and Manufacture (NM2) brings together Monash’s multidisciplinary strengths in medicine, energy and environment. NM2 has been instrumental in establishing the new National Nanofabrication Facility being built in 2007. The NM2 has a remit to facilitate and develop cross disciplinary pure and applied nanotechnology research and to commercialise the outcomes. It is further building upon strategic partnerships with industry and the investment community and has an organisational structure aligned to the needs of specific industry sectors.