University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has gained a reputation for pioneering research and development in engineered fibre composites. USQ prioritises R&D in advanced composite manufacturing, civil composites, smart materials, and geopolymer & concrete. USQ operates a dedicated industry test service for more than 1000 business clients across multiple sectors both nationally and internationally. The testing services, in compliance with national and international standards, ranges from materials characterisation, polymer analysis, mechanical testing and large scale structural testing.