For Researchers

MCRI is committed to fostering a culture that promotes innovation and supports the dissemination of knowledge and translation of research into outcomes that have a beneficial impact on society. The Business Development team provides advice and expertise to researchers in the translation of their research into new products and services. This includes development of commercialisation and business plans, industry partnerships, venture and private equity investment, the identification of alternative funding sources, and the capture and protection of intellectual property (IP).

Services provided

The Business Development team can assist in a number of different areas, including:


We help you find the right partner to further fund the development of your research, either internally (Remarkable Challenge) or externally (with industry, industry partnerships and sponsored research)

Add value/pathway to impact

We help you add value to your discovery through determining a pathway to impact through the development of a product or commercialisation/translation plan


We help you identify, capture and protect the Intellectual Property in your research


We help you take your discovery to the market through a licensing agreement, the creation of a new company, securing investment or an industry partnership.