At AUT, our research creates opportunities and develops solutions, products and ideas for organisations and businesses. You might have a prototype you want to test, or perhaps you'd like to partner with us to help confirm proof of concept for a new product.
We're solving real-world problems for today, and tomorrow – from brain injuries and earthquake safety to stabilising bone fractures, designing optimal COVID masks, rebuilding aquaculture businesses and more. Our research encompasses a wide range of disciplines.
Our research covers a a range of fields, and is often multidisciplinary – bringing experts from different fields together to create optimal solutions. From feasibility testing using machine learning algorithms to fabricating prototypes, our research can create opportunities and develop solutions, products and ideas for organisations.
Our Industry Research team is part of the Research and Innovation Office.
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We also provide a seamless transition from IP generation to IP licensing by working closely with AUT’s IP commercialisation arm, AUT Ventures.