At UniSA, our research is adventurous and inventive. Our approach to research has always been strongly aligned with industry, and we work collaboratively with partners who help us shape the questions we ask. Our collaborators are global, meaning our discoveries can be translated into solutions that benefit economies and communities worldwide. Together, we can explore research-led solutions, leverage funding opportunities, and build prosperous and sustainable futures.

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“The world is evolving faster than it ever has. With a smart and dedicated TTG and UniSA team, we will continue to maintain a heightened level of curiosity and focus on how we improve technology capability to drive sustainability in transport.”

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Ben Dvoracek

Managing Director of ANZ Rail
TTG and Trapeze

Ben Dvoracek

Managing Director of ANZ Rail
TTG and Trapeze

“Through the collaboration with Prof Garg’s team of researchers at UniSA, we have together invented something of great direct benefit to horses, and secondarily to their owners, worldwide. The unmet clinical needs we are endeavouring to solve are all very challenging – they have never been solved before.”

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Dr Stephen Page

Head of Product Development
Luoda Pharma

Dr Stephen Page

Head of Product Development
Luoda Pharma

“As an immediate result of the collaboration with UniSA, SMR Australia constructed a world-class advanced surface technology manufacturing facility. By adding this new capability to its manufacturing portfolio, SMR Australia successfully capitalised on this opportunity and is now supplying advanced interior lighting products for a European supercar manufacturer.”

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Dr Bastian Stoehr

Design Engineer
SMR

Dr Bastian Stoehr

Design Engineer
SMR

“We came to UniSA with a fantasy… a customer request that we wanted to accomplish. The key thing was that UniSA didn’t sit back and wait for a list of requirements… they had a keen understanding of how both public safety and security really worked and what the product would need to do.”

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Cameron Chell

CEO
Draganfly

Cameron Chell

CEO
Draganfly

“Through our collaboration with UniSA, we have been able to showcase our technology to new customers and prove just how good it is. The university has been able to expand its capabilities and generate industry relevant outputs and engagements, which helps the sector as a whole.”

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Dr Thomas Schläfer

Engineering Manager, R&D
LaserBond

Dr Thomas Schläfer

Engineering Manager, R&D
LaserBond

“The collaboration with UniSA over the past 11 years has resulted in the development of what is Australia’s most advanced viral-vector vaccine technology platform technology, and we look forward to continuing the collaboration to support the work of Sementis to scale this vaccine technology ready for clinical trials.”

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Leanne Hobbs

CEO
Sementis

Leanne Hobbs

CEO
Sementis

“Over many years, we have successfully partnered with UniSA on developing the nation’s sovereign capabilities in defence and space, through various initiatives ranging from the Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program to numerous Defence Innovation Partnership projects. These collaborations have brought UniSA’s expertise to the fore, particularly in the areas of autonomous systems, human factor research and advanced materials, contributing to the development of industry-leading products, systems and services that will deliver enhanced capability for defence now and into the future.”

Richard Price

Chief Executive
Defence SA

Richard Price

Chief Executive
Defence SA

“Babcock is excited to collaborate with the University of South Australia on technology development for the Australian Army’s LAND125 Phase 4 Integrated Soldier System. Through this partnership, Babcock can access decades of research and expertise through UniSA, which will contribute to the spiral development of technologies and their use by the future Australian soldier and ultimately help generate the best outcome for Defence. It was an easy choice to engage with UniSA; they are collaborative, committed and local.”

Craig Schwartz

Head of Customer Solutions (Defence & Security)
Babcock Australasia

Craig Schwartz

Head of Customer Solutions (Defence & Security)
Babcock Australasia

“We are proud to support innovative and lifesaving medical research led by the University of South Australia that has the potential to change and dramatically improve the lives of South Australians impacted by disease and illness.”

Paul Flynn FUniSA, MAICD, FFIA

CEO
The Hospital Research Foundation Group

Paul Flynn FUniSA, MAICD, FFIA

CEO
The Hospital Research Foundation Group

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