The Australian Government offers a range of support mechanisms for business-research collaborations. At, a search for ‘collaboration’ will provide information on grants and assistance that your collaborative project might be eligible for.  You can also find detailed information and advice, as well as links to different advisory services.

If you have agreed to set up a new business in order to commercialise an idea, you can find an extensive range of information to assist you on

General information about IP, including where to find professional IP advice, is available on IP Australia's website.