UniQuest is Australia's leading commercialisation entity, specialising in commercialising the intellectual property of The University of Queensland, a global top 50 university. We benchmark in the top tier of technology transfer worldwide. 

Celebrating 100 UQ startups

More than 100 startup companies have been founded on intellectual property
originating from The University of Queensland - 
a milestone unsurpassed by any other Australian university.


We grow the capacity of industry
by connecting researchers,
industry and investors

We work closely with UQ researchers to
identify, secure and commercialise
intellectual property


Our track record

  • Internationally acclaimed Positive Parenting Program
  • The cervical cancer vaccine has led to a 90 percent reduction in HPV infection rates in some countries
  • UQ MRI technology is saving lives around the world

Why choose us?


Client focused

We listen. We partner with you to understand your needs, and tailor solutions to meet those needs. We’re flexible, committed and passionate about using UQ innovation and expertise to solve real-world problems.



Our commercialisation managers and directors continuously engage with industry, tracking existing and emerging industry trends to understand your organisational needs.


Experienced in matching fund grant applications

Our track record of securing capital from government and agency funding programs allows your dollar to go further.


B2B experienced

Our people are highly-educated and business-savvy industry professionals with business and international industry experience.



Flexible, solutions-focused deal-makers

We enjoy achieving mutually-beneficial deals that benefit our industry partners and see UQ innovation and expertise used to solve real-world problems.


Structured to make it easy for industry

You don’t need to navigate UQ’s faculties and institutes to find what you need. Just contact UniQuest and we’ll find the right expertise for you.

The University of Queensland

Backed by UQ


  • Strong, research-intensive university with over 100 years' of experience

  • Ranked in the top 50 universities worldwide

  • With more than 7000 delivering world class research across 30 different areas of research

  • Our research is transforming more than 50 industries in 12 industry sectors


and most importantly...


Latest news

Text analytics software developed by The University of Queensland will be available as a ‘Software as a Service’ product to individual subscribers for the first time.

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 - 6:00am

Grünenthal and UniQuest join forces to develop novel, non-opioid drug therapies from cone snail venom to help treat chronic neuropathic pain

Tuesday, 3 September 2019 - 11:15am