Commercial partnerships with Queensland research institutes

Many of Queensland's major universities and research institutes have established companies or offices that help link their research to investors and the marketplace.

As an investor, you can partner with these entities to support the commercialisation of Queensland's science discoveries and breakthrough technologies.

CQUniversity – Research Connect

Research Connect helps match research capability of CQUniversity with your industry needs. Research Connect enables industry to connect and partner with researchers. The office liaises with research leaders in the university's schools and research institutes and centres to help businesses and researchers find partners best suited to developing high-value relationships.

Visit the CQUniversity website or contact the Research Partnerships Manager by email or phone +61 7 4970 7330.

Griffith Enterprise

Griffith Enterprise is the commercialisation and technology transfer office of Griffith University. Griffith Enterprise helps investors access the university's expertise, research capabilities, technologies, innovations and other intellectual assets to reach markets that are used by government, industry and the community.

Email Griffith Enterprise or visit their website for more information about accessing the university's research expertise and potential business opportunities.

Griffith University - Institute for Glycomics

The Institute for Glycomics at Griffith University has a broad portfolio of technologies and services available to industry, investors and collaborators. It has a management framework and expert personnel in place to meet industry demands and has successfully co-developed products using its translational capability and specialised facilities from concept to market.

Contact the Business Development team or read about the Institute for Glycomics for information on opportunities.

James Cook University (JCU) - JCU Connect

The JCU Connect Development and Commercialisation team can assist your organisation with developing strategic partnerships and connect you with world-class university expertise across our global networks.

Contact JCU Connect for collaboration or investment opportunities.

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute is one of Australia's only fully integrated biomedical research and development centres, offering partnerships and commercial opportunities for industry and government to further early-stage technologies. The institute's Business Development Office plays a key role in translating today's research into tomorrow's clinical treatments and drugs.

Contact QIMR Commercial Collaborations for more information about investment opportunities or visit the Commercial Collaborations website.

QUT partnering

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) offers collaborative partnerships and access to experienced research experts to help you find innovative solutions to your problems. You can benefit from QUT’s world-class expertise, outstanding facilities and infrastructure, and public and private co-funding networks delivered with cooperative and professional corporate support by QUT’s Office of Industry Engagement.

Email QUT or visit the QUT website for more information about potential investment, licensing and partnership opportunities.

The University of Queensland - UniQuest

UniQuest is the main commercialisation company of The University of Queensland and is one of the largest technology transfer institutions in Australia. Since 2000, the company has supported over 70 start-ups, helped develop more than 1,500 patents and raised more than $450 million to commercialise university research and technologies.

Email UniQuest or visit their website to learn more about their innovation portfolio.

University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ), Division of Research and Innovation

Using local, national and international research networks, UniSQ has 3 institutes that drive the commercialisation of UniSQ's research and innovation breakthroughs:

  • Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences
  • Institute for Resilient Regions
  • Institute for Life Sciences and the Environment.

These institutes work in partnership to build strong relationships with business and industry.

Contact the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) or phone +61 7 3470 4611 for more information about commercialisation opportunities.

University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC) – Research and Innovation

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) leads research, innovation and commercialisation at UniSC.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor portfolio includes some of the university's leading research centres:

  • Centre for Bioinnovation
  • Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems
  • Clinical Trials Centre
  • Forest Research Institute
  • Graduate Research School
  • Innovation Centre.

Visit the UniSC website or contact the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor by email or phone +61 7 5459 4446.

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