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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.

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 General Manager or visit the Institute for Glycomics website for information on opportunities.

James Cook University - Management of Research Commercialisation

The JCU Connects Development and Commercialisation team at James Cook University (JCU) was established to maximise the translation and impact of their researchers' innovative ideas into products and services, benefitting industry and society.

Contact JCU Connect or the Manager, Development and Commercialisation, Seth Jones 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 the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute for more information about investment opportunities.

QUT bluebox

QUT bluebox is a wholly owned subsidiary company of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). QUT bluebox works closely with QUT researchers to identify, develop and protect intellectual property, with the main goal of creating commercial outcomes for QUT's research innovations.

Email QUT bluebox or visit the company 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 (USQ), Division of Research and Innovation

Using local, national and international research networks, USQ has 3 institutes that drive the commercialisation of USQ'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 Dr Erin Rayment, Director (Office of Research Development) or phone +61 7 3470 4611 for more information about commercialisation opportunities.

Learn more about USQ's research institutes and centres.

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