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Biofabrication and Mycomaterials course

February 3 @ 6:30 pm - April 5 @ 6:30 pm

$200

Biofabrication and recycling with fungi

Biofabrication is a rapidly growing industry that aims to replace plastics and other unsustainable materials with renewable and biodegradable materials. This mixed-delivery course will cover everything you need to know to get started in the industry. It includes the fundamentals of mycology, cultivating fungi, laboratory work with fungi and biofabrication of sustainable materials. The course has 10 hours of theoretical components, 10 hours of practical components on general laboratory work and growing fungi and a further 10 hours of practical components focussing specifically on biofabrication.

We are running this course together with our partner organisations Haddon Community Learning Centre and myco-materials company Fungi Solutions. You will get an opportunity to work in a laboratory that produces many different types of myco-materials for professional clients.

Theory component:
Every Tuesday at 6pm from February 1 – April 5

Practical component (at Fungi Solutions in Thornbury):
12pm-4pm Saturdays February 12th and 26th, March, 12th and 26th and April 9th

Ten funded places are available for people who are:

Over 16
Not attending school
Living in Victoria
Agree to fill in the ACFE form and provide a Medicare number (as proof of ID)
Course fee: $200 (including course and amenities fees)
Payment plans can be arranged if need be. For more info contact mycommunity@myco.org.au

Details

Start:
February 3 @ 6:30 pm
End:
April 5 @ 6:30 pm
Cost:
$200
Event Category:
Website:
http://thq.fyi/se/f511fefe606b

Organiser

Ema Corro
Phone:
0406 508 045
Email:
mycommunity.amllab@gmail.com
Website:
www.myco.org.au

Venue

Mycelium Lab
439 St Georges Rd
Thornbury, Victoria 3340 Australia
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Phone:
0406508045
Website:
www.myco.org.au