Prospecting for a New Partnership

As a researcher, you will need to develop and approach opportunities for industry-funded research. This considerations guide supports JCU staff to generate new research income through the identification and establishment of new commercial relationships.

Finding the right research consultancy or project can take time, but there is a range of things that you can do to improve your prospects of finding a collaboration or partnership with industry, government or community partner that makes use of your capabilities. This checklist provides a series of steps that you can take when prospecting for collaborations and partnerships. We encourage you to work through these questions and record your notes on the Prospecting Considerations document provided.

Once you have considered your prospects, the next step is Preparing for a Collaboration or Partnership.