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A lot of resources about collaboration between different sectors already exist including a range of detailed reports, government resources, dedicated organisations, and popular articles. This is a collection of resources about collaboration which you might find useful. Please let us know of other resources you come across, so we can add them here too.

Government resources

  • Local collaboration and innovation provides a collection of resources from the Australian Government which support business to build partnerships with research.
  • IP Australia’s IP Toolkit for collaboration simplifies the management of intellectual property in collaborations. It is currently being updated and transformed to a more user friendly resource.

Popular articles


  • Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia is the ‘peak body leading best practice in industry engagement, commercialisation and entrepreneurship for research organisations’.
  • The Australian Technology Network Industry Doctoral Training Centre pairs students’ PhD research with work in the industry. Research under the program originates in the industry, as opposed to academia, and candidates spend their time doing their PhD while working at the industry partner site. Students are also given professional development components which teach them technical and executive leadership skills.
  • Australian Association for Unmanned Systems is an industry advocacy group. One of their focuses is facilitating collaboration between industry, academia, government and defence.


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