The Newcastle Innovation Business Development Team provides a range of services to commercial partners of the University of Newcastle and assists in research commercialisation.
Strategically positioned to access the University of Newcastle's state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, Newcastle Innovation provides businesses with value-added solutions to their research and technology challenges.
We also assist companies build lasting partnerships with the University to leverage the considerable research expertise within the institution and support research commercialisation.
Examples of our research and development capabilities, expertise and specialist services are outlined below. In addition, the depth of innovation that transfers knowledge and expertise into commercial products is demonstrated in the investment opportunities available to commercial partners.
Inventions which come from academics and professional staff are deemed to be the property of the employer, in this case The University of Newcastle.
Newcastle Innovation's role is to assess the commercial potential of inventions. If Newcastle Innovation believes the disclosed invention will be beneficial to the University, a patent protection will be applied for. Newcastle Innovation will then assist with the search for a commercial partner.
Contact our team to discuss how we can assist your business, gain access to expertise and guide the research commercialisation process.
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