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UNSW Innovations is the technology transfer and innovation office of UNSW Australia

Together with our partners in industry, government and the community, we transform research discoveries into successful innovations to benefit society, the economy and future generations.

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Why innovate with us?

Easy access to cutting-edge research

Imagine if you could work directly with our researchers and benefit from their knowledge and expertise. It’s possible and it is easy.

We help businesses innovate

Whether you’re a small business or large corporate, you can tap into the University’s vast resources to help develop innovative products and services.

From bouncing around ideas with us at brainstorming sessions to working with some of the greatest scientific minds in the world, we bring researchers and industry together to collaborate, share knowledge and innovate.

Tap into our resources

Cochlear
DOW
Onesteel
Leica microsystems
LG Electronics
Trinasolar

Our technologies

  • Renewable Plastics - converting the abundant waste of banana trees into eco-friendly packaging. UNSW researchers have developed a bioplastic technology to produce plastics from banana stems.
  • This invention will improve the safety of aeroplanes worldwide and could save the lives of countless people. It's a brilliant laser air speed sensor for both commercial planes or military.
  • UNSW researchers have developed an efficient Ion Exchange (IEX) desalination technology which is superior and lower in cost to the current state of the art technologies.

Free technologies - Easy Access IP

UNSW was the first University in Australia, and one of the first in the world, to offer the majority of our research discoveries and inventions for free. We call our approach of "giving innovation to the world" Easy Access IP.

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Water, Environment and Sustainability
Packaging from Banana Trees
Renewable Plastics - converting the abundant waste of banana trees into eco-friendly packaging. UNSW researchers have developed a bioplastic technology to produce plastics from banana stems.
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Biomedical Sciences
Visible-light cured dental and surgical materials
This invention is a new method to produce safer, non-toxic, more durable resins for the dental and medical professions.

Student Entrepreneurs - Start your own business

Turn your ideas into reality 

We encourage students to become entrepreneurs and leaders of the future

 

For UNSW staff and researchers

At UNSW Innovations we focus on helping researchers and staff transform research discoveries into successful innovations.

With a team of technically trained business managers with experience in commercial negotiations, legal matters and marketing technologies you can be assured of the best possible team at your service.

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