How a partnership can help your business

A research partnership with Swinburne will provide you with access to expertise, funding, facilities, training and resources.


Swinburne can assist industry partners in accessing government grants and subsidies for research and development. Swinburne is registered under the Australian Government's R&D Tax Incentive Program as a Research Service Provider. Read more about funding and grants.


Access our state-of-the-art research centres and world-class equipment, including the $140 million Advanced Technologies Centre and the $100 million Advanced Manufacturing Design Centre. Our research partners have access to technology and equipment in areas such as astrophysics and supercomputing, computer software and systems, psychological science and engineering.

Access industry experts

Swinburne has world-class researchers working on a wide range of topics. We can put you in touch with them to help you with:

  • innovation and entrepreneurship
  • market and technological developments
  • design-led innovation
  • product design and development
  • product testing.


We offer professional programs and customised training to develop your workforce.


Our partners gain access to research networks through our membership of international and national centres of research excellence and cooperative research centres, as well as to our extensive library collections.