UniSA Ventures Pty Ltd is the technology commercialisation company of the University of South Australia.
We are here to facilitate the translation of research outcomes into products and services that create a commercial return and have a positive impact on society. We are an important conduit linking UniSA to industry, whereby industry-specific problems can be addressed using the world-class expertise and capabilities of the University.
Who we are
The UniSA Ventures team consists of highly qualified and multidisciplinary professionals with experience in business development, intellectual property management, licensing, finance and law. Our team consistently translates the outcomes of research into saleable intellectual assets and bridges the gap in understanding between academia and business.
What we do
UniSA Ventures offers a variety of services.
- Commercialisation and legal advice
- Research collaboration and networks
- Intellectual property management
- Product licensing, company formation and capital raising
Additionally, UniSA Ventures may financially support UniSA projects with commercial application through its own funding schemes, the Catalyst Investment Fund and the Pioneer Grant Fund.
How we do it
UniSA Ventures has the ability to be flexible, creative and innovative with the process of technology commercialisation. Our unique structure enables us to act quickly and decisively to capitalize on opportunities with the aim of maximizing the benefit for UniSA and other parties involved.
We have a strong track record of success in securing significant funds to support research within the University and in defining pathways for commercialisation of the research outcomes with Industry partners.
Why we do it
UniSA Ventures leverages the needs of industry against the core capabilities and intellectual assets of UniSA to create opportunities for industry to engage with UniSA, and to secure commercial interest in innovative technologies that have commercial applications.
UniSA’s core research focus is in the following areas:
- Health Sciences including bio- and pharma technologies
- ICT and computer sciences
- Mining and material sciences
- Advanced manufacturing
- Sustainable technologies