Innovation and Commercialisation Services

Collaborate to innovate and build your competitive advantage.

The Innovation and Commercialisation Services Branch (ICS) provides consolidated and commercially-focused support for all services that deliver research revenue.

We have 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.

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For researchers

We provide research support services for University of Adelaide staff. Talk to us about research grants, ethics, contracts, consultancy agreements, partnerships, intellectual property and commercialising your research.

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Latest News

Trailblazing new opportunities to commercialise defence research

A major defence research commercialisation project between the University of Adelaide and the University of New South Wales is one of just eight proposals shortlisted for the Federal Government’s new $242.7 million Trailblazer Universities program.

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Fortescue Future Industries, Sparc Technologies and the University of Adelaide partner to tackle the future of clean energy

Sparc Technologies Ltd (ASX: SPN) has entered into binding agreements with global green energy company Fortescue Future Industries Pty Ltd (an entity of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd ASX: FMG) and the University of Adelaide, forming the Sparc Hydrogen Pty Ltd Joint Venture (Sparc Hydrogen).



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.