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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.

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Our 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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Biomedical Sciences
Improved anti-cancer contrast agents
This has the potential to improve cancer treatments with targeted drug delivery, enhanced in vivo tracking using MRI, ultrasound and CT, and reduced in vivo drug leakage.
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Defence & Security
Improved fuel system for scramjets
A fuel system developed to increase the energy density and lower the ionisation threshold for hydrogen and hydrocarbon fuel in high speed air breathing engines such as scramjets.
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Biomedical Sciences
Reducing the risk of surgery
One of the major risks associated with surgery is stroke. This invention provides safer, targeted anti-coagulants to minimise the risk of bleeding and stroke.
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Next Generation Materials
Superior brass fittings and fixtures
A new class easily machinable and formable brasses. Superior physical and mechanical properties. Lighter in weight and 20% cheaper to produce than regular brasses.

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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