Become a partner
We collaborate with our partners at every stage of the innovation process, from identifying problems and questions to developing new technologies, techniques and ideas through to final application and commercialisation.
How we collaborate
We create partnership models that work for you. Some of the ways we collaborate with our partners to enable real-world results include:
- Field and lab testing and trials
- Co-funded industry scholarships and fellowships
- Collaborative research
- Commercial research
- Continuing professional education
- Research consultancy
Research-industry funding opportunities
We’re here to help you access the many research-industry funding opportunities that exist. Get in touch with us to discuss how we can collaborate here.
Industry partnership schemes
These leveraged schemes are attractive to both industry and university researchers. Funding supports collaborations that improve the transfer of skills, knowledge and ideas, enabling growth and productivity for globally competitive industries.
Industry centres programs
These schemes provide funding for large-scale, long-term, programmatic research initiatives involving investment from a multitude of external partners in industry, government and the non-profit sector.
Commercial research and consulting
We provide solutions for business, industry, government, non-profit and community sectors looking for solutions to real-world problems. Calling on experience and expertise from across our four research centres, we offer you:
- the ability to jointly develop a specific project that’s important to you
- skills based on research and applied knowledge
- world-class research infrastructure and facilities
- access to domestic and international networks
- demonstrated project management expertise including professional corporate support and extensive experience working with a broad range of partners and industries
Wastes to profits
QUT leads research on a $14 million national project which aims to catapult Australia’s growing bioproducts industry while advancing the war on waste.Livestock wastes to fuel Australian bioproducts industry
Flying high to find koalas
QUT has joined with Noosa and District Landcare to launch a project that will use technology and artificial intelligence to create a “census” of animals that survived the bushfires.Drones to seek out surviving koalas in bushfire zones
Green hydrogen exports
QUT is working with Japanese petroleum conglomerate JXTG to extract hydrogen from water for export using our solar facilities and expertise.Queensland celebrates first shipment of green hydrogen to Japan
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