Early-career researcher?
Want to make an impact?

The free, two-day Research Commercialisation Workshop focuses on creating an awareness of
intellectual property management and commercialisation.

With a mix of small group activities and presentations from industry leaders and fellow researchers, the Research Commercialisation Workshop will guide you along the tech transfer journey, outlining how your individual research project could be commercialised to create change.

Engaging, tailor-made content

The Research Commercialisation Workshop's program is tailor-made for the academic and research staff and research higher degree students of The University of Queensland, designed to inform, encourage and inspire those interested in creating impact through the commercialisation of their research.

Protecting intellectual property

What is IP, how is it protected and what goes wrong if you don't think about it?

Commercialisation pathways

Explore the different pathways to market - startup companies, licences, options and assignments - and consider the right path for your research

Engaging with industry

Explore business development and engagement strategies, prepare a pitch and learn how UniQuest can help along the way

Past attendees have told us about their experience


100% of 2019 attendees found the workshop a worthwhile investment of their time


96% of our 2019 attendees say they now know what the key steps would be to commercialise their research

High quality

100% of 2019 attendees say the quality of the Workshop's presentations was high


Since 2004, we’ve held 25 Research Commercialisation Workshops for researchers and students


More than 2,500 researchers and students have attended the Research Commercialisation Workshop


97% of past attendees would recommend the Research Commercialisation Workshop to their colleagues

Register your interest

Register your interest in the 2020 Research Commercialisation Workshop by completing the online Workshop Application Form

Workshop Application Form