Reasons to partner with La Trobe


Access to innovation and opportunities for collaboration

  • Our research is interdisciplinary, connected and solves real world problem
  • We are committed to delivering relevant, implementable research that directly responds to our needs
  • Technology available to license
  • Support for start-ups and spin-outs.

Access to infrastructure and expertise

Our Research Platforms bring together capabilities, expertise and equipment;
  • Bioimaging - optical and electron microscopy imaging, flow cytometry and image analysis
  • Genomics - next-generation sequencing equipment and bioinformatics assistance
  • Proteomics - synergistic capabilities for the characterisation of proteins across many industry sectors
  • Statistics support - consultations available to industry collaborators.

Co-locate within our Research and Innovation precinct strategically located in Melbourne's North

  • Easy access to the CBD, airport, major transport routes and residential growth corridors
  • Office and lab space to support your business growth
  • Existing services and amenities, including back-up power, security, free shuttle bus, public transport and on-site and nearby retail
  • Available and affordable land
  • Access to large and growing population base
  • Ethnic diversity and cultural richness.

Access to the La Trobe National Employment and Innovation Cluster

  • Access to a unique blend of knowledge and research-based activity to assist existing and new business to expand into more advanced manufacturing.

Access to talent and talent development

  • Ready source of graduates; 35,000 students across 7 campuses
  • Student placements in industry through Work Integrated Learning projects, Internships, Industry PhDs and casual workforce
  • Opportunities for staff development and executive education
  • Opportunities to co-develop courses of interest to staff and/or clients.