Innovate with us

Research Commercialisation

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.

Whether you’re starting with copyright, registered IP or know-how, JCU Connect will make sure your IP is protected and that you receive the appropriate recognition for your research.

The Development and Commercialisation team will provide personalised advice and support to:

  • Assist with completing an Innovation Disclosure and Originators Statement.
  • Determine the potential commercial value of an idea or design.
  • Protect the intellectual property of appropriate.
  • Obtain access to sources of funding to commercialise technology.
  • Develop a commercialisation strategy.

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Contact the Innovation team

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Brook Orr

Associate Director, Innovation

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Keith Sue

Innovation Facilitator



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Louise Ottewell

Innovation Coordinator