Industry and business

Deakin has a long history of working with local and international industry and business to turn ideas into commercial reality, solve real world problems and provide current and future employees with the skills they need for 21st century careers. What can we help your business with?

Turn your ideas into reality

Our world-class R&D capabilities make a real difference to industries as diverse as health, engineering, machine learning, artificial intelligence, IT and renewable energy.

From big companies to small, we can help you grow your idea from a concept to reality, offering our expertise in a range of sectors and access to industrial scale infrastructure and funding and co-location opportunities.

Find out more about our research for industry

How we can help


We can help you develop your employees’ skills with tailored and measurable training and education programs. We also assist with professional development, workforce planning and talent management through our world-first system of independently verified, evidence-based employability credentials.

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Workplace learning

Our faculties work closely with industry and business to develop course content, source guest lecturers who are experts in their commercial fields and give students workplace opportunities that enhance their skills and employability.

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We work closely with industry and business to produce graduates with the skills you need by seeking input into our curriculum development and through work experience, internships and graduate engagement programs.

We can connect you with your future employees by helping you raise your profile on our campuses and advertising your employment opportunities directly to our students.

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Access our facilities

Our regional and metropolitan campuses are vibrant hubs for ideas and communication. What better place to hold a meeting or your next business function?

Find out how we can help you organise your business event

Global connections

Strong international partnerships are vital to success in a globally connected world. Deakin is a leader in this space, establishing international partnerships with over 300 partners in more than 50 countries.

Find out more about our international partnerships

Build our communities

Deakin partners with Australian and international organisations to provide better and more accessible individual educational outcomes and to positively contribute to community growth and sustainability.

We strive to be an integral part of our local and international communities, contributing to economic growth and development and fostering social and cultural connections.

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Our recent success stories

Our partnerships and collaborations with industry and business have led to the successful launch of commercial products, innovations in health care and the development of new technology.

Read more about our successes

Contact us

Industry Engagement Office
+61 3 5227 1102
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