Opportunities for collaboration

We offer many opportunities for industry, government and NGOs looking to work with us and gain access to our research expertise and university networks. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • research collaborations, including multi-disciplinary projects and government-funded industry-research schemes
  • supporting broader government and industry engagement across the University
  • development of industry/government-supported initiatives at Deakin
  • tenancy opportunities at ManuFutures.

Contact us to learn more about partnership opportunities

Meet some of our partners

Deakin has a long history of successful partnerships with business, industry, government and academia. We’re proud to have built long-lasting partnerships with the following organisations.

500+ active partnerships

Deakin has more than 500 active partnerships in 57 countries supporting education and research collaboration.

Contact the Deakin strategic research partnerships team to explore collaboration opportunities

How we can help you achieve your goals

World-class research capabilities

Harness the thinking of leading researchers who are experts in translating ideas into impactful solutions.

Investing and funding support

Receive support to source and secure investment opportunities, from angel investors all the way to pre-IPO and access funds that support research-industry collaborations.


Get support from our dedicated team of commercial research experts to transform ideas into commercial outcomes.

Access to our facilities

Our state-of-the-art facilities ensure the rapid translation of ideas into social and economic outcomes.


Build beneficial relationships across the University, and with our extensive industry and government partners both locally and globally.

Student engagement

We connect industry with our future research leaders. HDR students can help translate ideas into tangible social, cultural and economic benefits for industry and government.

International research partnerships

International research partnerships

We partner with universities, industry and research organisations around the world to address global social, economic and environmental challenges facing our communities. Get in touch to learn more about our research partnerships.

Email us to discuss international partnership opportunities

Our research community

We are home to four faculties, 14 schools and over 15 institutes and strategic research centres. We offer a broad and exciting range of multidisciplinary projects across our vibrant research community.

Explore our faculties, institutes and strategic research centres to see how we could work together to translate ideas into impactful solutions.

Explore our research groups

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