There are many benefits to working with us, from our state-of-the-art facilities to user-friendly agreements and government funding.
If you would like to discuss any of our agreements, or would like our assistance in developing an alternative contract, contact us.
We have both the experts and facilities to accommodate your extensive research and development needs.
Partnering with us in your research and development provides a number of benefits, including:
If you have a specific need, contact us and we’ll find the most appropriate expertise for you.
The focus of Research Connections is on helping small and medium businesses to collaborate with the research sector to develop new ideas with commercial potential.
This scheme takes a ‘facilitation first’ approach, providing expert advice and solution pathway for business to knowledge-related issues.
Following the facilitated service, Research Connections may provide access to up to 12 months of financial assistance in the form of a matched funding grant worth up to $50,000 to support engagement with us to undertake research activities on the business’ behalf.
Find out more about Research Connections under the Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Program.
Linkage grants support research and development projects that involve collaboration between university researchers and external organisations (state government entities, commercial organisations and not-for profits).
They are three to five-year programs, with ARC grant funding of $50,000 to $300,000 per year, with external organisations providing matching funding.
Find out more about Linkage Projects from the Australian Research Council.
The Industrial Transformation Research Program is a scheme that engages Australia's best researchers in issues facing the new industrial economies and training the future workforce.
Hubs engage in cutting edge research on new technologies and economic and social transformation and support the development of research in these priority areas:
Up to $5 million over five years is available through this program for universities and industrial partners to focus on significant collaborative projects.
Find out more about Industrial Transformation Research Program from the Australian Research Council.
The Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) Program funds major collaborative partnerships designed to tackle complex problems of end-users.
CRC programs are typically for seven-years with possible extensions, with a total of $20 million to $40 million in research funding over the life of the program. They can involve multiple universities and industry partners.
The average grant is around $3 million per year and industry partners' cash and in-kind contributions must at least match the grant amount.
Find out more about Cooperative Research Centre Programs.
Accelerating Commercialisation offers access to commercialisation advisers with experience and connections to address the challenges associated with commercialising novel products, processes and services.
Eligible individuals and businesses that submit an expression of interest will receive guidance on their commercialisation project and feedback on its potential merit under the program.
Accelerating Commercialisation also offers grants of up to 50 per cent of eligible project expenditure, up to a maximum of $1 million over two years, to assist in the commercialisation of novel products, processes and services.
Find out more about Accelerating Commercialisation.
Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities scheme provides funding for research infrastructure, equipment and facilities to eligible organisations.
The scheme enables higher education researchers to participate in cooperative initiatives so that expensive infrastructure, equipment and facilities can be shared between higher education organisations and also with industry
The scheme also fosters collaboration through its support of the cooperative use of international or national research facilities.
Under the scheme, applicants may seek funding for:
Find out more about the Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities scheme.
The New South Wales (NSW) TechVouchers program encourages collaboration between NSW small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and public sector research organisations located in NSW.
TechVouchers are awarded on a competitive basis to eligible NSW companies for amounts up to $15,000, and must be matched by the partner organisations.
Find out more about TechVouchers from NSW Department of Industry.
The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) Industry Internship program is aimed at building links between the University and those in industry.
AMSI interns are post-graduate students and post-doctoral fellows who work on a pre-defined project designed to address a key business challenge faced by the host company. Companies benefit from access to world-class knowledge and expertise through students and mentor
We drive technology development by encouraging licensing from startups as well as welcoming investors to invest in, or partner with, startup companies and new venture projects already spun out from our technologies.
Elastagen Pty Ltd is a clinical-stage medical-device company that is pioneering Elastatherapy, which uses the human protein elastin to naturally repair and augment the skin.
The company has arisen out of patented research conducted by Professor Tony Weiss’s group and the first clinical trials have demonstrated the biocompatibility and safety of their synthetic human elastin in human subjects. Find our more about Elastagen.
Grok is the product of decades spent teaching high-school students, teachers and professionals how to program from scratch.
Dr Tara Murphy, Associate Professor James Curran, Mr Tim Dawborn, and Ms Nicky Ringland from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies founded Grok Learning in 2013. Find our more about Grok Learning.
An e-learning company with products for learning difficult STEM knowledge and skills through engaging game-like 3D experiences. The company has arisen out of research conducted by Professor Michael Jacobson from the Faculty of Education and Social Work. Find out more about Pallas.
An interactive medical device company to assist lung cancer patients to breathe well, facilitating stable lung tumour motion for accurate radiation delivery during cancer treatment. The company was founded by Professor Paul Keall based on his work at the University of Sydney and Stanford University. Find out more about Breathe Well.
We are a shareholder of ATP Innovations, an award-winning business incubator that works with researchers and entrepreneurs to help them raise capital, build a team, secure government grants, create new products, grow revenue and ultimately exit the business profitably.
Since 2006, ATP Innovations has worked with more than 80 businesses. It also hosts Sydney’s largest community of entrepreneurs within the National Innovation Centre, where more than 60 companies employ more than 350 staff. Find out more about ATP Innovations.
We are a shareholder of Uniseed, a venture fund operating at the universities of Sydney, Melbourne, Queensland, and New South Wales, and the CSIRO, with investment capital provided by the five partner research organisations.
Uniseed’s mandate is to facilitate the commercialisation of research partner-generated intellectual property by targeted investment in highly promising technologies.
Uniseed’s existing investments cover a range of technology sectors. To date, Uniseed has exited six investments with four of these through trade sales:
The group has also completed one asset sale: a human headlice treatment (Hatchtech) and an IPO of the pain therapy, QRx Pharma.
A number of companies have products on the market (Hydrexia, Progel, BT Imaging, Smart Sparrow), or are collaborating with leading global companies in the respective field. Find out more about Uniseed.
INCUBATE is an award-winning start-up accelerator and entrepreneur program founded by the University of Sydney Union.
INCUBATE fosters a proactive community of entrepreneurs on campus by providing funding, co-working space and mentoring from Australia’s most recognised entrepreneurs to accelerate the growth of high-potential start-ups.
The program is open to students, researchers and alumni at the University of Sydney and is expanding across Australia. Find out more about INCUBATE.
The Genesis Start Up Program is the longest running startup program at the University of Sydney.
At Sydney Genesis, we believe that when business and technology startups work side by side with social entrepreneurs, a truly unique exchange of knowledge and inspiration flourishes.
Our program is open to students and alumni from any background that are passionate about their ideas in business, technology or social entrepreneurship. We are dedicated to helping them bring their ideas to life through workshops, mentoring, networking, funding and prizes. Find out more about Genesis.
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