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How to Engage

Our approach is simple - to match client needs with the resources and expertise of the University's researchers. A wide range of partnering options are available, all of which can be tailored to suit your organisation.

  • Licence Technology

    Outstanding ideas comes from universities. University of Adelaide Enterprise identify and evaluate the commercial potential of emerging opportunities, coordinate patenting, and assist to seek and allocate funding to these projects.

  • Research Partnerships

    The University actively encourages researchers to take part in collaborations and provides support at all stages of the partnership. The Research & Business Partnerships team is the access point to engage with researchers. They will identify the best resources for your needs, arrange introductions and guide you through the contracting process.

  • Hire an Academic Consultant

    Industry and government can access leading independent experts from a diverse range of disciplines within the University of Adelaide. Browse our researcher profiles to discover the range of experts we can offer, and contact the Research & Business Partnerships team to discuss your specific business needs.

  • Access to Funding

    The University can assist industry partners in accessing government grants and subsidies for research and development - including the R&D Tax Incentive Scheme, the ARC Linkage Projects and the Photonics Catalyst Program. Contact the University's Research & Business Partnership team for more information.

  • Resources & Facilities

    Our state-of-the-art research facilities, technology and equipment can be made available to industry through a research partnership. More information is available by contacting the individual research units and the Research & Business Partnerships team will assist to establish a partnership for you.

  • Training

    We offer professional programs and customised training to develop your workforce. These unique and highly specialised programs are tailored specifically to your needs, drawing on expertise from across the University. Contact Executive Education for professional management and leadership development, and for all other specialised R&D training contact the Research & Business Partnerships team.

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Research)



Phone: +61 8 8313 3278
Fax: +61 8 8313 4409


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