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Adelaide Enterprise is your gateway to access the University of Adelaide's inventions and innovations.

  • Our Research Expertise

    Each year hundreds of public and private customers from a range of industry sectors - across Australian and internationally - leverage the skills and insights of the researchers at the University of Adelaide. We have a vast research footprint spread across five Campus locations which are home to five world-class Research Institutes and a number of specialist Research Centres. Some of these are featured here:

    Advancing CommunitiesResearchers are currently working internationally to deliver improvements in access to water, health and security as well as social innovation and economic development.

    Advancing communities

    AgricultureThe University of Adelaide is the site of the southern hemisphere’s largest concentration of expertise in sustainable agriculture, cereal breeding, plant and animal biology and dryland farming.


    Defence & SecurityThe University has worked extensively with both the Department of Defence and defence organisations in a variety of ways including in an advisory capacity, as a research partner, and as an organisation that produces high quality graduates ready for work in the defence sector.

    Defence & Security

    Energy & MiningThe University possesses a specialist cluster of expertise across geosciences, petroleum and mining engineering.

    Energy & Mining

    EngineeringCollaborative research projects between industry and universities offer significant scope for the development of new knowledge and practices, new patents, solutions to technical problems and in some cases, the development of new products.


    EnvironmentAs the world faces changing climatic and economic conditions, there is a key role for researchers to support policy and decision makers by delivering the knowledge and understanding required for the sustainable management of our natural resources.


    HealthcareResearch expertise in health and medicine encompasses a broad spectrum of research interests, from laboratory-based biochemical research to clinical research and the study of broader populations.


    For more information about our Research strengths and structure visit the Research Website. Enquiries about contract research and collaborations should be directed to the Research Contracts & Partnerships team.

  • Licensing Technologies

    Adelaide Enterprise facilitates licensing agreements on behalf of researchers at the University of Adelaide. We aim to simplify the process of engaging with the University by providing you with a dedicated Commercial Manager to negotiate the terms of the agreement for mutual benefit of all parties.

  • Innovation Opportunities

    We are actively seeking commercial partners for a number of our existing technologies and research projects.View our Technology Portfolio for further details.

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