We welcome the opportunity to collaborate and form new partnerships.

The Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute is building on existing partnerships with other research institutes, hospitals and industry.

Current collaborations and projects

Burnet Institute

A project on HIV transmission has commenced with The Burnet Institute. Together with colleagues at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, we are working on the development of thermal-sensitive hydrogels for peptide and drug delivery.

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

We have ongoing programs in improving adherence to medications with the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

International Society of Hypertension

In collaboration with the International Society of Hypertension, the institute has been involved in facilitating May Measurement Month, an international initiative in screening blood pressure across Swinburne’s campuses.

We are also currently working with:

We welcome the opportunity to collaborate and form new partnerships. Please contact us to discuss how we can help find solutions for you.

Successful partnered projects 


External partners: Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV)
A digital prototype addressing loneliness in older adults.

An interdisciplinary psychology and human-computer interaction (HCI) approach generated solutions to optimize content engagement, leading to real life outcomes in establishing positive and meaningful relationships (e.g., gamification or safe digital spaces).


External partners: Stryker, St Vincent’s HospitalOPUS Centre for Research Excellence Total Joint Replacement
Flipping high-risk healthcare: A design-led service blueprint for surgical pathways.

This partnership combined Stryker’s expertise in performance solutions, the Melbourne Design Factory’s process engineering expertise and the St. Vincent’s/University of Melbourne Department of Surgery team’s clinical and academic expertise to map the processes and stakeholder experiences for knee and hip replacement surgery.

Contact the Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute

There are many ways to engage with us. If your organisation is dealing with a complex problem, then get in touch to discuss how we can work together to provide solutions.

Call +61 3 9214 8180