JCU Connect Partner and collaborate with us

Partner and collaborate with us

JCU has a proven track record in the delivery of high quality research which delivers outcomes for our industry and community partners. JCU Connect can assist your organisation with developing strategic partnerships and connect you with world-class University expertise across our global networks.

We support:

  • Research and Development (R&D) partnerships.
  • Professional and consulting services.
  • Access to facilities, expertise, student talent and networks.
  • Access to government grants and tenders to support projects and problem-solving.
  • Innovative thinking and commercialisation of great ideas.

Tailored solutions to meet challenges and needs

We can work with you in a range of ways to help you achieve your organisation’s goals or overcome challenges.

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JCU is passionate about innovation and making sure great ideas and inventions get to market.

JCU Connect’s Development and Commercialisation team offers advice to researchers on intellectual property protection and commercialisation of research outcomes as well as delivers education and training to staff through seminars and workshops.

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Intellectual property (IP) is the property of your mind or proprietary knowledge. Basically, the productive new ideas you create. It can be an invention, trade mark, design, brand, or the application of your idea.

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Researchers must seek the advice of JCU Connect before entering into any discussions on legal or commercial terms with industry partners or external funding bodies.

Without endorsement from JCU Connect, no agreement governing research activities can be signed off by the University.

Authorities to sign contracts are detailed in the Council's Delegations of Authority.

For all contractual and legal matters relating to research, contact Project Manager, Contracts - Naomi Galvin via naomi.galvin@jcu.edu.au or phone (07) 4781 5238.

Find the answers to common questions about the management of research commercialisation, contracts or related policy guidelines.

Click here to find a researcher or advisor, discover our research fields and learn about our JCU collaborations.