The Future Batteries Industry Cooperative Research Program (FBI-CRC) was established during 2019 and FYI is an associate partner.
Membership of the FBI-CRC has provided FYI with access to all novel technology and applications via the associated research partners and assist with government funding applications.
FYI was awarded Major Project Status and endorsed as a project of national significance by the Australian Federal Government on the 23rd of June 2021.
The award provides formal recognition for FYI’s innovative high purity alumina (HPA) project. The award acknowledges FYI’s innovation and the potential for the HPA project to positively contribute to the economic prosperity of Australia.
Lead Agency status of the WA Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation (JTSI) was awarded to FYI by the Premier of Western Australia, Mr Mark McGowan on 23 September 2021.