Newcastle Innovation (NI) is the industry engagement and commercialisation/technology transfer office of The University of Newcastle.
NI provides support to The University of Newcastle’s researchers and is the front door for industry to connect with The University’s world-class research and technologies.
The core business of NI is to provide expertise and knowledge to:
- Generate collaboration opportunities for research and industry
- Build and retain relationships between The University of Newcastle and industry
- Understand industry priorities and emerging sector trends
- Communicate The University of Newcastle’s research and research value propositions to industry audiences
How industry can engage with NI
|Options||Indicative time frame||Investment or|
|Contract Research||Flexible, 3 weeks to 3+ years||A range of funding options are available including leveraged programs partially funded by government.|
|Consultancy||Flexible, 3 weeks to 2 months||Directly funded by industry partners.|
|Undergraduate student engagement||6-12 months||Either employ students for a wage or provide student placement for final year projects.|
|Postgraduate student engagement||Multiple options from 3 month engagements to long-term (3 year) support||Short-term contracts or co-funded scholarships are available.|
|Technology licensing||Long or short-term licensing or permanent assignment of UON technologies.||Usually ongoing royalty, terms are negotiable.|