Disclose Your Invention

University of Adelaide researchers (inventors) can disclose their invention by completing an online Invention Disclosure Form through our Inventor Portal.

Please note: you must be connected to the University of Adelaide network to access the Inventor Portal.

Step 1: (only for new users): Requesting an account:

(estimated time 5 minutes)

If you already have an account go straight to Step 2.

  1. Go to the Inventor Portal
  2. Click on Request account
  3. A Request New Account pop-up will appear asking you to enter your email address to receive a verification email. Enter your University of Adelaide email and click Submit.
  4. Check your inbox for a verification email which contains a link to create your account.
  5. Click on the link to access the Create Account page.
  6. Complete the fields and click on Create an Account
  7. Your account request will be sent to our Commercialisation team for approval.
  8. Once your account has been approved you will receive a confirmation email.

Please note accounts are reviewed for approval during business hours only.

Step 2: Submitting Part A of the invention disclosure form

(estimated time 5-10 minutes)

  1. After being granted an account, go to the Inventor Portal
  2. Follow the prompts to complete Part A of the form and submit.

Contact us

For any questions or assistance with the Inventor Portal please contact:

Rebecca Farrell, Manager, Operations and Communications

T: 08 8313 1336 E: rebecca.farrell@adelaide.edu.au