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.

  • Innovators

    Innovators

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

  • Industry

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

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 materials scientist and trademarks attorney.  In industry, after successfully specialising in product development at A Goninan & Co, Email Limited, and James Hardie Industries Ltd. she embraced the challenges of Intellectual Property and commercialisation.  Anna  previously worked 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 such as Sunbeam Corporation Limited, North East Region Water Corporation, and the University of Western Sydney.

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   
Email: anna.grocholsky@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 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

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