Research facilities

Leading research facilities and infrastructure

Deakin opens the door to multimillion-dollar research facilities and infrastructure, some of which can’t be found outside our campuses. Access industrial-scale facilities and co-location opportunities, as well as our impact-driven research.

Infrastructure that supports your research

Our facilities are shared by researchers from across the University, giving you access to future-focused technology and new ways of thinking about your HDR or PhD project, or industry product.

Facilities for business, community and government

Utilise our facilities and research expertise if you are looking to commercialise products, develop initiatives, expand into new markets, shape policy agendas or create the jobs of the future.

Facilities for researchers

Looking for a research supervisor for your PhD, HDR research project or research group? Work with the best researchers in the world who use our unique research facilities to solve global challenges.

Discover our research community and partnerships

Use our tool to explore Deakin’s research institutes, groups and our many collaborations. See where your research project or business could benefit.

Enabling a sustainable world

Enabling a sustainable world

Sustainability is at the heart of our research – we’ve invested more than $30 million in sustainability-related research in 2023 alone. Our researchers are focused on innovative local and global sustainability solutions.


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)

Designing smarter technologies

Designing smarter technologies

We collaborate with partners and HDR researchers to develop human-centered technologies that address real-world challenges, while prioritising the wellbeing of our planet and society.

Join our industry and government partnership networks

We’re committed to supporting businesses, creating jobs and driving economic and social development in regional Victoria. We strive to enable our local industries and communities to unleash their ideas and innovations for global impact.

Advancing society and culture

Advancing society and culture

We take a contemporary approach to education, the arts and business to create a brighter and more inclusive future for everyone. We integrate First Nations knowledges to drive positive change in society and culture. Deakin Motion Lab uses digital and screen technologies to enhance our learning, work and entertainment experiences.

Building safe and secure communities

Building safe and secure communities

No matter where people reside or work in the world, every citizen deserves to feel safe. Our researchers collaborate with industry and government to take preventative approaches to global security threats.

Improving health and wellbeing

Improving health and wellbeing

We're driving meaningful research to solve significant health challenges, improve healthcare systems and identify novel technological solutions.

Contact us

Interested in researching with Deakin and using our unique facilities? Submit a partnership enquiry or find a research supervisor for your project.

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