Discover research solutions at one of the top 1% of universities worldwide

 

Work with a brilliant team of researchers ranked in the top 1% for global impact

 

400 research scholarships available

 

$110.4 million in research income in 2021

 

Join a globally connected research community that spans 50+ countries

 

Be part of the Geelong Future Economy Precinct supporting 2,000 jobs and nearly 20 businesses

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Achieve your business goals with a Deakin partnership

Whatever the size of your organisation, we can help you grow your ideas from concept to reality. Tap into the best and brightest minds from our faculties, institutes and research centres. Access industrial scale facilities and co-location opportunities, as well as our world-class, impact-driven research.

In partnering with Deakin, you’ll gain a collaborator who is open and flexible to your needs, understands your goals, and shares your ambition.

With proven success in tailoring practical interventions and launching scalable commercial applications, we’re consistently delivering transformational solutions to local and global challenges.

Our Partnerships

As Victoria’s first regional university, we’ve built strong partnerships with businesses, government, and communities not only across the world but in the Geelong and Warrnambool regions. From Barwon Health to local carbon fibre and hydrogen industries, we’re committed to supporting businesses, creating jobs and driving economic and social development in regional Victoria. Restless for local success, we strive to enable our local industries and communities to unleash their ideas and innovations for global impact.

Partnership successes

Discover how we can work together

No matter your question, challenge or vision, our research community at Deakin is ready to work closely with you to deliver impact.  We’re out in communities helping to drive positive change. We’re in laboratories and on factory floors testing prototypes for scale up. Join thousands of companies – across a diverse range of industries – who have benefited from our ingenuity and multidisciplinary research.

Research for industry and government

Together we can better understand and address the needs of the communities we serve. Connecting our people and capabilities to your ideas, we develop practical and effective solutions for the major challenges facing communities in Australia and abroad.

With over 500 active partnerships across 57 countries, join our rapidly expanding strategic partnerships network and leverage our capabilities, connections, and facilities.

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Working with industry

Dr Minoo Naebe talks about Deakin's great platform for industry and government.

Contact us

To find out how you can partner with us, connect with the Deakin Research partnership team.

Based on a tour of the Deakin facility and meeting the team, we were inspired to work together and saw real possibilities to develop the technology for industrial and training applications.

Mark Keen

HYDAC Managing Director (Aus/NZ)

Access leading research facilities

Your partnership with Deakin opens the door to multimillion dollar research facilities and infrastructure, some of which can’t be found anywhere outside of our campuses.

Our facilities are shared by researchers from each of our four faculties, giving you access to future-focused technology and new ways of thinking about your question or product. Some of our unique facilities include:

  • Carbon Nexus – a world-first, open-access facility with an unparalleled suite of carbon fibre research technology
  • BatTRI-Hub – an innovative research centre focused on advanced battery prototyping and commercialisation
  • Cognitive neuroscience facilities – featuring EEG, EMG, TMS, near infrared spectroscopy and much more
  • Motion.Lab – research, art and movement-based technology intersect at this reality-bending VR facility

Our research strengths

Advancing society and culture

Building safe and secure communities

Improving health and wellbeing

Enabling a sustainable world 

Designing smarter technologies 

Advancing society and culture

Advancing society and culture

Our research helps strengthen society, culture and the economy through creative, contemporary and intercultural approaches to education, the arts and business.

Find out how Deakin researchers are advancing society, culture and the economy 

Building safe and secure communities

Building safe and secure communities

From strengthening community resilience to the development of cutting-edge cyber security, our cross-disciplinary research builds ethical and innovative solutions to global security problems.

Find out how Deakin researchers are building safe and secure communities

Improving health and wellbeing

Improving health and wellbeing

Improved health and wellbeing underpins the success of any society, and at Deakin, we’re driving research that impacts lives – globally and locally – in meaningful ways.

Find out how Deakin researchers are improving health and wellbeing

Enabling a sustainable world 

Enabling a sustainable world 

Sustainable outcomes guide our research from idea to solution and application.

We protect and manage our land, air and marine ecosystems; use innovative resource management technologies; and support the transition to sustainable energy solutions.

Find out how Deakin researchers are enabling a sustainable world

Designing smarter technologies 

Designing smarter technologies 

We’re developing practical technology with ethical foundations to support a sustainable, progressive society.

Find out how Deakin researchers are creating smarter technologies

Open a world of opportunity with a research scholarship

Re-imagine your career, connect with industry, and make your impact alongside world-leading researchers in one of Australia’s leading research communities. There are 400 research scholarships available.

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