For industry


Commercial Development and Industry Partnerships actively markets and licenses the University of Sydney’s intellectual property worldwide.

Potential licensees are invited discuss with Commercial Development and Industry Partnerships the opportunities available and arrange to meet the research teams involved.


We offer a series of user-friendly standard agreements which facilitate government and industry access to the University of Sydney’s broad range of technologies and academic expertise. These agreements incorporate the University’s preferred terms and conditions, and are designed to expedite the process of negotiating agreements with the University’s commercial partners.

Research Grants and Contracts enters into agreements on behalf of the University and is responsible for negotiating and managing these agreements.

We strongly prefer to use the following standard agreements in negotiations: