For researchers

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

We can support you with:

  • Intellectual Property protection and management
  • Commercialising research
  • Creating and managing research contracts and consultancy agreements
  • Industry engagement
  • Business Development
  • Commercial due diligence
  • Concept business case development.

Research Contracts & Consultancy Agreements

Creating a new agreement

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

Pricing your 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.

Funding for commercialisation

We aim to bridge the funding gap for University of Adelaide research that has potential for translation to commercial impact. Find out more about our Commercial Accelerator Scheme (CAS).

Intellectual Property Management

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



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 demonstrate and instill best practice in commercialisation, partnership development and commercial negotiations.