Newcastle Innovation specialises in finding solutions that give our commercial partners a competitive edge.

Is there a gap in your market? Could you boost production, cut waste or increase clientele by finding a better way of doing things?

With access to over 1200 University of Newcastle researchers, 15 Priority Research Centres and three world-class research institutes, Newcastle Innovation can draw from a wealth of expertise and knowledge to help industry solve problems and create opportunities.

Our Business Development Team can assist with any request, large or small – from the provision of expert advice to collaboration on a major R&D project.

Newcastle Innovation can help your business or organisation connect with research leaders across a diverse range of fields, including:

  • Health and medicine
  • Science and engineering
  • Energy and the environment
  • Humanities and the creative arts

As a Registered Research Provider under the Australian Government’s R&D Tax Incentive Plan, we can link commercial partners with a range of federal and state government programs designed to promote research and development through grants and other forms of assistance. These programs include the following:

  • Accelerating Commercialisation
  • Research Connections
  • Minimum Viable Product grants
  • Tech Vouchers
  • Collaborative Solutions

We also provide administrative support and guidance on licensing and investment opportunities.

Newcastle Innovation has a proud record of taking research ideas to the market, with inventions and discoveries that have made an impact around the world.

Would you like to know how the research strength of the University of Newcastle can help your organisation grow and meet its challenges?

Our business development team is ready to answer your questions.

+61 2 4921 8777

innovation@newcastle.edu.au