Innovation and Commercial Partners

Collaborate to innovate and build your competitive advantage.

Innovation is everything - it holds the key to greater security, sustainability, health and wealth. More than simply recognising this, the University of Adelaide lives and breathes it. If you're ready to grow through innovation, you won't find a more capable partner.

We currently partner with over 400 businesses on research and consulting projects helping them address new opportunities, solve unique problems and grow.

The Innovation and Commercial Partners Branch has extensive experience connecting industry, entrepreneurs, investors and government with our research expertise, infrastructure and workforce solutions.

For industry

We can help you deliver workforce solutions by connecting you with the University's world-class research and teaching capabilities. Explore our technology portfolio, or speak to us about partnership opportunities.

Partner with us

For researchers

We're here to support University of Adelaide staff with commercial activities. Talk to us about research contracts and consultancy agreements, partnerships, intellectual property and commercialising your research.


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Success for Adelaide-led medical research

The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $8.8 million in research grants from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) to support targeted research on new ways to address risk factors for chronic and complex diseases. 

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Sparc Technologies granted patent for graphene based remediation technology

Sparc Technologies Limited (ASX:SPN) is pleased to announce it has received confirmation that the United States (USA) patent application number 15/578149 has now been issued as a patent.



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The Australian Lung Health Initiative (ALHI) has been granted $28.9 million in funding from the Australian Federal Government's Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Frontier Health and Medical Research initiative, to be provided in tranches over the next five years, to achieve medical breakthroughs with the potential to impact on a global scale.