Research Collaboration and Partnerships
COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT: Please note that Macquarie University's Research Services remains OPEN and the Research Partnerships Managers will continue to support new and existing partnerships, adhering to all public safety measures in place. Please check University and Government announcements for latest updates as these may affect the feasibility of some research.
Impactful innovation through joint partnership
Our rapidly changing world requires real solutions to big and complex challenges—from fighting back against dementia and motor neuron disease to setting society-shaping policies and making groundbreaking scientific discoveries.
We see the big picture and have the expertise to make a difference. Our collaborative partnerships are vital in finding multifaceted solutions to the intricate problems we face.
Work collaboratively to
Provide our expertise,
Extract value to
Access to MQ
Help push the
boundaries of research
Expertise and knowledge
Our partnerships provide access to our research expertise, capabilities and knowledge which will help you gain competitive insights and advantages. You will also be able to use our world-class facilities and benefit from joint funding opportunities.
Consultancy and training
We can also provide a range of consultancy services, including program evaluation, training, analysis and testing, and expert witness services.
Intellectual property (IP)
To facilitate the efficient and timely transfer of our research to industry, government and the community, download our IP guiding principles (pdf, 512kb).
Depending on your research needs, we’re able to undertake the following partnerships:
- Research is determined together and funding is contributed by both parties.
- Research agenda is set and funded by your organisation.
We offer a generous Enterprise Partnership Scheme to encourage research engagement with commercial, government and philanthropic organisations, which could help fund your first pilot research project with the University.
The following government grant programs provide attractive leveraging opportunities for eligible research partner organisations.
By partnering with Macquarie, your organisation may also be eligible to participate in a range of industry sector specific research and innovation financial support schemes.
Our team can help you navigate the partnership process from making initial contact and exploring opportunities to negotiating and reaching an agreement.
If you are unsure which research partnership team member to approach, email email@example.com.
Faculty of Arts
Future shaping research priorities: Modes of Communication;
Macquarie Business School
Future shaping research priorities: Applied Finance; Corporate Sustainability &
T: +61 (2) 9850 1309
Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences
Future shaping research priorities: Aging; Cancer; Cardiovascular Disease;
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Future shaping research priorities: Secure Planet, Innovative Technologies
Download our research impact brochure (pdf, 5mb) to learn more about our achievements in research.
Find an expert—search our researcher portal to learn more about our researchers, their outcomes and achievements.
We have years of experience in pioneering research collaborations with industry, business and the public sector.
Research centres, groups and facilities
Find a research centre, group or and learn more about their research and capabilities.
Partnership funding and development
Information about partnership funding, developing and submitting partner-funded proposals.