Helping you find new business opportunities

Realise your business objectives by working with us. With 96 per cent of Macquarie University’s research disciplines rated at world standard or higher (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015), we can help you create solutions that are informed by some of the world’s most innovative thinking.

We offer flexible solutions through every stage of the innovation and commercialisation process. Our objective is to achieve win-win deals.

Contact us to discuss your individual needs, or explore our current licensing opportunities.

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

Glen Mcintyre, Kowledge Transfer Officer

Phone: +61 2 9850 4542  

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 

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