Research & Development

Making contract and collaborative research activities easier

The Commercial Research Team connects AUT academics with industry, community, and Government. Our ‘light-touch’ policy provides a seamless process; ensuring collaborative research activities are more productive and valuable for all parties concerned.

We can support you with:

  • Building teams/consortia, for funding bids and project delivery
  • Definition of work programmes
  • Phasing and workflow planning, along with budgeting and authorization
  • Negotiation of intellectual property terms and conditions
  • Negotiation of price and delivery agreements
  • Maintaining client relationships

For more information contact Gary Putt, Research & Innovation Manager – Industry Engagement