UniQuest is The University of Queensland's main commercialisation company
UniQuest is owned by The University of Queensland (UQ) through its holding company – UQ Holdings Pty Ltd, which reports to the Senate of The University of Queensland.
UniQuest has an independent Board of Directors, led by Mr Douglas Ritchie since his appointment as Chairman in 2013.
Our Chief Executive Officer, Dr Dean Moss, provides advice to UQ’s President and Vice Chancellor Professor Peter Høj, Provost Professor Max Lu and other members of the UQ Senior Management Group. Dr Moss is a member of UQ’s Industry Engagement Council.
UniQuest’s Senior Directors provide strategic advice to both UQ’s Senior Management Group and Research Management Office.
UniQuest’s staff work closely with their UQ colleagues, including those in the Research Partnerships Office, UQ Advancement (alumni and donors), and UQ Global Engagement.
UniQuest advises the Research Partnership Managers (RPMs) in UQ’s Research Management Office regarding intellectual property and other commercialisation terms and conditions when they are drafting research grant contracts.
Our shared aim is to:
Encourage research alliances and commercial partnerships between UQ and industry;
Promote UQ researchers and their research, and
Enable UQ’s new knowledge, products and services to benefit society.