For Researchers

The Innovation and Commercialisation Services Branch provides a centrally coordinated, locally delivered service to University of Adelaide staff.

We bring together a comprehensive end-to-end set of services to support all categories and forms of income related to research, and work to support a broader research revenue strategy for the University.

Our services

Creating a new research agreement

Our Contract Management team will support you through the process of creating a new contract with industry or government.

Pricing your research agreement

Information and tools to assist you in costing and pricing your research projects.

Using Limited Agreements

Find out more about Limited Agreements and if they are suitable for your proposal. 

Commercialising your research

Talk to us about commercialisation of the University's intellectual property, including patenting, licensing and the formation of spin-out companies.

Disclose your invention

Submit your invention disclosure through our online Inventor Portal.

Intellectual Property Management

We can help you identify, protect and commercialise your intellectual property.

Find funding opportunities

Search the Research Professional funding database or subscribe to our research services bulletin.

Support with research grants

Our Research Grants team provides support across the entire funding life cycle from grant applications to post-award management.

Ethics, Compliance & Integrity

Assistance with ethics applications, compliance obligations, and the responsible conduct of research. 


Explore our range of resources designed to assist University of Adelaide staff with commercial activities.

Education and Training

We deliver education and training options to  instill best practice in commercialisation, partnership development & commercial negotiations.