News & Updates

New structure to drive industry engagement & commercialisation

The University of Adelaide has created two new divisions to replace the services currently provided Adelaide Research & Innovation.

AstraZeneca Open Innovation Partnership

Funding round is now open for Adelaide University researchers to collaborate with AstraZeneca’s industry-leading scientists and develop new medicines.

University spin out secures more funding to continue development of Green2Black technology

Muradel, has been awarded a new federal grant to start scaling up its demonstration plant as it refocuses on new feedstock.

SA Innovation Network connecting industry to universities

In the global knowledge economy South Australia’s competitive position depends on a capacity to develop new knowledge and exploit new ideas. At ARI, believe the best way to do this is through open engagement and being proactive around the co-creation of new ideas and applied research and knowledge.

Collaboration – the DNA of innovation

The Technology Industry Association (TIA) presents a special breakfast event with guest speaker Jason Cotton, MD of full service marketing agency Nucleus.

Six hot innovations have been awarded funding from ARI

These projects will share in $400,000 allocated through the Commercial Accelerator Scheme (CAS).

Take the Awesome App Challenge and get your idea off the ground!

Thanks to Applaunch, first prize winner receives $2,000 in cash and $8,000 worth of design and prototyping to help get their idea off the ground.

Johnson & Johnson seek innovation in Adelaide

Around 30 University researchers from a broad range of disciplines attended a partnering briefing from Johnson & Johnson Innovation hosted by ARI.

An expansion of expert commercialisation staff

Let’s hope you caught the news – the University of Adelaide has announced its intent to create a new team – Adelaide Commercial – dedicated to the commercialisation of research.

AusIndustry support – find out more

AusIndustry are hosting information sessions on the services and grants offered through Accelerating Commercialisation.

Emerging agtech boom

Westpac has indicated a long term interest in the emerging market for innovative start-ups in the agricultural sector.

Record number of requests for commercial acceleration

Interest in the Commercial Accelerator Scheme (CAS) has reached record highs this year. In total 25 expressions of interest have been received by ARI’s Commercial Development team.

People’s Choice Winner!

Congratulations to Associate Professor Bertram Ostendorf and his team for winning the Westpac Innovation Challenge People’s Choice Award with their ‘Drones for Grapevines’ idea.

Australia China Health Summit

Our Commercial Development Managers Kerstin Holata and Valerie Morris recently attended the Australia China Health Summit in Melbourne.

Vote for our finalist in the Westpac Innovation Challenge

A team of University of Adelaide researchers led by Associate Professor Bertram Ostendorf is a top-five finalist and in the running to win the 2015 Westpac Innovation Challenge for Agribusiness.

DNA detectives at work

Researchers in The Australian Centre for Ancient DNA have been assisting SA Police on the case of the child whose remains were found near Wynarka last month.

ARI talks to Family Business SA around industry collaboration

Rob Chalmers recently spoke to the SA chapter of Family Business Australia around the role of ARI and how businesses can drive innovation.