Commercialisation and innovation

Commercialisation and innovation

Let's put our heads together

We see a world of potential. Great ideas, waiting for the right opportunities and the right people to turn them into bigger, better things.

As one of Australia’s leading research universities, we bring together the best minds in industry, research and academia. With our expert team and ability to make powerful connections, we can help you achieve your goals.

  • Industry

    Partner with us to solve your business needs, or explore our current licensing opportunities.

  • Innovators

    Innovators

    We make it really easy for you to turn your innovations into real-world solutions.

  • Impact

    Translating Macquarie University’s research expertise to achieve real world impact.

Commercialisation, innovation – what’s the difference?

Commercialisation transfers the results of Macquarie’s research into products and services that benefit industry and the wider community. Innovation translates an idea into something that has concrete value.

What we do

Identify a need
Identify a need
We work with our partners to investigate and understand current and future market needs.
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Create a solution
Create a solution
Working with our researchers, we develop robust solutions backed by efficient planning, contract negotiation and risk reduction strategies.
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Match it for impact
Maximum impact
We find the best vehicle to translate research outcomes into maximum real-world impact.
Identify a need
Identify a need
We work with our partners to investigate and understand current and future market needs.
Arrow
Create a solution
Create a solution
Working with our researchers, we develop robust solutions backed by efficient planning, contract negotiation and risk reduction strategies.
Arrow
Match it for impact
Maximum impact
We find the best vehicle to translate research outcomes into maximum real-world impact.

Contact our experts

Anna Grocholsky, Director Commercialisation and Innovation

Anna is a successful strategist, negotiator and intellectual property specialist.  With a materials science background Anna then broadened her skills and qualifications through management, creative problem solving and law.  Anna is a registered trade marks attorney and is one of a handful of Australians with the attainment of a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP) through the global Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals.

After successfully specialising in product development at A Gonian & Co, Email Limited and James Hardie Industries Ltd., Anna embraced the challenges of Intellectual Property and commercialisation moving into roles at Sydney University in business development and IP management.  In 2011 Anna established her own thriving IP and commercialisation business.  Clients include individuals, small and medium enterprises and larger companies and institutes.  In the two years Anna has been at Macquarie there has been an increase in innovation disclosures and commercial deals have doubled.  Anna has also rolled out the Research Engagement, Impact and Commercialisation Framework, IP Guiding Principles and Startup Checklist.

Anna welcomes the opportunity to promote innovations generated within the Macquarie University research community and to foster commercialisation partnerships by engaging with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Phone: +61 2 9850 4599   or +61 (0) 437 463 317
Email: anna.grocholsky@mq.edu.au

Sarah Dacombe, Personal Assistant & Office Co-ordinator

Phone: +61 2 9850 4576  
Email: sarah.dacombe@mq.edu.au

Glen Mcintyre, Knowledge Transfer Officer


Phone: +61 2 9850 4542  
Email: glen.mcintyre@mq.edu.au

Bel Coppock, Administration Manager

Bel has a diverse background in events, regional marketing, customer service and patent management. Bel is responsible for keeping the Office of Commercialisation and Innovation organised.  She also liaises with Macquarie University's existing pool of inventors and administers royalty payments.

If you have any questions about the commercialisation process at Macquarie University, please talk to Bel.

Phone: +61 2 9850 4598 
Email: belinda.coppock@mq.edu.au or ip@mq.edu.au

Gabi Teli, Administration Officer

Phone: +61 2 9850 4489  
Email: gabi.teli@mq.edu.au or ip@mq.edu.au

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