When industry collaborates on research with us, we can deliver direct benefits to companies as well as impact the economy, society and the environment.
Collaborating with our world-class researchers on complex challenges helps companies drive innovation opportunities and stay competitive in a rapidly changing world. By bringing together our combined knowledge, expertise and resources we can work on significant problems which require multiple perspectives.
Partner with us on your organisational challenges with our research experts, leverage government funding to support collaborative research initiatives, develop applications of new knowledge and find opportunities for commercialisation.
Benefits to your organisation
- Innovate new products and processes
- Develop your talent
- Access our customer networks
- Build positive brand perception.
Discover research collaboration opportunities
There are many ways you can collaborate with us to deliver mutually beneficial outcomes and help innovative discoveries become part of shaping new industries.
Solve your priority business challenges by contracting our world-leading research experts at the University of Melbourne.
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First published on 15 March 2023.
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