Find out how to collaborate with UWA's world-class researchers and students, and apply cutting-edge thinking to tackle hard-to-solve problems.

UWA has a long history of engaging with industry and our researchers have extensive experience working alongside a range of different stakeholders in the private sector, public sector and not-for-profit: from startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to large corporations. We can help you stimulate innovation and R&D within your organisation, explore opportunities to invest in ground-breaking research, or recruit UWA student interns.

  1. Collaborate with UWA researchers
  2. Invest in UWA research
  3. Learn and get inspired
  4. Collaborate with UWA students

Collaborate with UWA researchers

Work alongside some of WA's most innovative minds

Your organisation can partner with UWA and work alongside world-leading researchers to help optimise your business through the MO4U (Mutual Opportunities For Us) initiative. UWA IQ is working to bring researchers and industry together to collaborate and innovate.


Explore opportunities for industry-university co-location

What better way to promote a culture of innovation within your organisation than to work right here on campus? Increase exposure to cutting edge research and work alongside UWA staff and students. Explore opportunities to embed your organisation within one of our faculties.

Invest in UWA research

Partner with UWA to develop and commercialise new technologies. For more information, contact our Office of Research Enterprise.

Discover UWA patents with commercial potential

Browse a range of patents filed by our researchers which have the potential to enhance innovation in healthtech, the resources industry, agriculture, manufacturing and more.


Explore new tax incentives to support investment in research

Take advantage of new tax incentives proposed under the National Innovation and Science Agenda to support investment in university research.

Learn about successful UWA spinout companies

Explore examples of UWA's innovation that have already been commercialised or are under development with partners around the world.

Learn and get inspired

Institute of Advanced Studies

UWA hosts regular public lectures on a range of thought provoking topics by prominent local, national and international speakers. Join the conversation.


If you are interested in gaining insights into the university sector and learning more about research enterprise and student entrepreneurship there is so much happening on and off campus. Explore upcoming events.

UWA Executive Education Alliance

Australian Institute of Management (AIM) and UWA Business School Executive Education Alliance offer general and specialised courses in critical areas of business including management, leadership, strategy, marketing, entrepreneurship and finance.

Accelerated Learning Laboratory ([email protected])

Drawing on the latest research from the UWA School of Psychology and UWA Business School, [email protected] specialises in experiential learning and seeks to enhance a range of knowledge and skills key to leadership such as problem-solving, communication, and creative thinking.

Collaborate with UWA Students

UWA attracts a cohort of high-calibre undergraduate students from Australia and around the world, eager to create change during their studies by applying skills and knowledge beyond the classroom. Our honors, masters and PhD students are highly skilled problem-solvers who can work to identify 'problems worth solving' within your organisation and develop innovative solutions.

Recruit UWA student interns and graduates

The UWA Careers Centre

Our Careers Centre provides a customised service for employers and can work with you to find the most effective way to engage with UWA students across a range of faculties–from Arts and Business to Science and Engineering. Find out more.

Connect with UWA student volunteers

Guild Volunteering

Our student-run community-outreach program works directly with community organisations in need. Promote meaningful volunteering opportunities within your organisation to UWA students.

McCusker Centre for Citizenship

Working with community groups and not-for-profit organisations is a key part of the UWA learning experience. Explore opportunities to work with UWA students through structured internships.

Work alongside postgraduate research students

CEED (Co-operative Education for Enterprise Development)

This successful program links the abilities and training of postgraduate students with the research and development needs of progressive organisations within our wider community. Find out more.

iPrep (Industry and PhD Research Engagement program)

A six-week program that sets teams of high-achieving PhD students, from all five Western Australian universities, to work on hard-to-solve industry problems. Find out more.

Get in touch

Do you have a question about innovation or entrepreneurship at UWA? Would you like to explore opportunities to work with us? UWA IQ can direct you to the right people, places and resources to help you take the next step. Get in touch with us.