Our industry partnerships
The Faculty of Science is committed to growing links with industry by building partnerships with commercial, government, cultural and professional organisations.
The Faculty of Science at Macquarie University is located next to the high-technology corridor of Sydney's north-west, home to many innovative companies. This places the Faculty in a unique position to partner in a collaborative approach to teaching, learning and research.
Some of our industry partners include:
Benefits of our industry partnerships to students
The benefit of these partnerships for our students is that it provides them with real career opportunities and the chance to learn from companies working in the field. Through our industry partnerships, our students benefit from:
- work experience
- prizes for academic achievement
- guest lectures by industry partner representatives
- strategic advice by our industry partners in the development of our programs such as integrating the latest industry practices
Benefits for industry in partnering with our researchers
Our researchers regularly partner with companies, industry groups, institutes and government departments through contracts, grants or partnerships. There are various ways for industry to engage our researchers such as via:
- simple contracts for an expert opinion
- assessment or collaborative research projects or contracts.
- development of customised research projects
- access to opinions and current experience from world-renowned researchers
- opportunity to access our research network by connecting to other researchers, organisations and thought leaders
- access to equipment and skills on a project basis
- professional research services
The Faculty of Science is home to over half of the University's Centres of Research Excellence. More information about the individual centres can be found at Schools, Departments, and Centres. Research Centres elsewhere in the University can be found at Macquarie University Research Centres.
- Find out more about our engineering industry partnership program
- Find out more about computing industry partnerships
To find out more about our industry partnerships and business development opportunities contact: