Business and research partnerships

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.

Creating solutions

We connect our leading researchers and students with industry and business to develop solutions to local and international challenges, and to aid the success and sustainability of businesses. Our partnerships are strong and collaborative, where we share ideas and knowledge to create positive outcomes. Discover how your organisation can benefit from collaborating with us.

Engage with us

Deakin partners with industry and business in new ways, offering world-class research, facilities and co-location opportunities. Our research has led to the successful launch of commercial products, innovations in health care and the development of new technologies.

Whatever the size of your organisation, we can help you grow your idea from concept to reality, offering our expertise in a range of sectors and access to industrial-scale infrastructure.

Partner with us today

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Employ a Deakin student

Find your future employees at Deakin. We prepare our students for the jobs and careers of the future, and have created an innovative and personalised service for employers, students and graduates.

Advertise your employment opportunities on our Jobs and Internships board or let us manage your recruitment process with our no-cost full recruitment service including advertising to targeted cohorts, application review and interviewing.

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Research focus

With some of the brightest minds central to our work, research at Deakin represents the diversity of our people. With experts in a variety of fields ranging from haptics to sport science, we can provide you with the right people to solve the problems you're seeking to overcome. Our research strengths run across a range of industries including:

  • advanced manufacturing
  • artificial intelligence
  • circular economy

Find out more about our research areas

  • future food
  • materials.

Our facilities

Deakin is home to cutting-edge facilities to take Australian industry and business beyond the 21st century. From state-of-the-art biomedical research laboratories and engineering technologies to our international centre of excellence for fibre science, materials and manufacturing research and a purpose-built research vessel with the world’s most advanced multi-beam sonar systems.

Turn your ideas into reality

We have a dedicated team of commercial research experts with a range of industry backgrounds. We have the expertise to understand your needs, and provide support with a full range of commercial research opportunities.

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Recruitment solutions

DeakinTALENT is three-time winner of the Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards (AGRIA) for most popular careers service in Australia.* The AGRIA awards recognise outstanding examples of excellence in the Australian graduate recruitment industry.

DeakinTALENT's recruitment consultants can work with you to develop a recruitment plan for your upcoming role or the positions you're recruiting for. The team can help you with your company's branding, connect you with students, advertise your employment opportunities, and manage the full recruitment process to recruit the graduates that you need for your business.

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Our graduates

There are many fantastic reasons to hire Deakin graduates, as our courses, workplace learning programs and suite of career education offerings ensure they are work ready. Our graduates inject new thinking and ideas into your business and offer specialist skills and innovative thinking.

How can we help?

Training for staff

We provide learning and development solutions to enhance the performance of individuals and organisations.

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Organise your event

We offer a range of event spaces that make ideal locations for your next business, social or sporting event.

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Contact us

Submit an enquiry

Get in touch with our Deakin Research team to find out how we can work together.

Email Deakin Research


Melbourne: +61 3 9244 6002
Geelong: +61 3 5227 1242
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*2019 AGRIA Industry Awards