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UniQuest manages the intellectual property of The University of Queensland.

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A Brisbane startup company founded on University of Queensland technology to monitor the health of electricity network transformers has been acquired by French multinational Schneider Electric in a multi-million-dollar deal.

Aurtra develops remote industrial sensors to monitor ageing transformers, using patented technology designed at UQ’s School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering by Professor Tapan SahaDr Hui MaDr Chandima Ekanayake and Dr Dan Martin.

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Industry Connect

Industry Connect events enable pre-qualified collaborations between industry and researchers.

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We host free, two-day Research Commercialisation Workshops for UQ’s early-career researchers.

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Impact Stories

From idea to impact, UniQuest commercialises UQ research to create change.

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Gardasil®: A global solution to eradicating cervical cancer

From its origins in groundbreaking research at The University of Queensland, to its use in more than 130 countries worldwide, the Gardasil® cervical cancer vaccine has led to an approximate 90 per cent decrease in the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV), the major cause of cervical cancer.

Better gut health with the world's first encapsulated probiotic drink

The world’s first encapsulated probiotic drink uses patented technology to deliver beneficial bacteria safely to the gut. PERKii® is sold in more than 2000 stores across Australia and New Zealand.

Bringing the benefits of positive parenting to the world

The Triple P-Positive Parenting Program is changing the lives of millions of families around the world, thanks to the work of leading researchers at UQ and the acumen of licensee Triple P International Pty Ltd.

Available technologies

Our specialised team delivers the highest quality commercialisation expertise and can help you access the world class research, resources and intellectual property of The University of Queensland. We have a suite of available technologies and discoveries for licensing or investment.

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