Technology licensing

At The Australian National University, our researchers are continually developing innovative solutions to real-world problems.

Give your organisation a commercial edge and help our research achieve the greatest possible economic and societal impact by licensing ground-breaking technologies from ANU.

We invite you to browse our available technologies below. If you are interested in working with ANU to license or further develop any of our technologies, please get in touch.

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A compound for selective sulfate precipitation from aqueous solutions  »

Background Sulfate removal is necessary to prevent the scaling of water injection equipment in oil and gas recovery and in desalination. Current...

Advanced 3D audio capturing microphone array »

ANU researchers have developed a new type of microphone array capable of recording 3D spatial sound, using a planar geometry. Background Capture...
The ANU solar thermal dish. Photo: Stuart Hay.

Air curtain control system to reduce heat loss from solar thermal receivers »

ANU researchers have designed an air curtain control system for thermal solar receivers for concentrating solar power applications. Background...

Chemical priming of stress signalling pathways for enhanced stress tolerance in plants »

ANU researchers have developed a novel method to regulate key plant stress responses such as stomatal closure using an agrochemical strategy....
Dr. Mingkai Liu with the prototype meta-device

Control of sideband scattering via a time-varying meta-device »

ANU and UNSW researchers have developed a time-varying meta-device that enables the frequency, scattering directionality, phase and efficiency of...
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Efficient and cost-effective method for cell-free protein synthesis »

Researchers from ANU have developed eCells (encapsulated cells) - a new protein production platform based on microbial cells, in which cell walls are...
Researchers Dr Jun Pen and Dr Thomas White in the lab holding a solar cell

High-performing electron transport layers for perovskite solar cells »

Background In the last 10 years, perovskite solar cells have emerged as one of the most promising next-generation photovoltaic technologies,...
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Multi-material electrochemical 3D printer »

Researchers from ANU have developed a 3D printer that utilises electrochemical deposition to fabricate polymer, semiconductor or metallic structures...

New method for fabricating photoelectrodes for solar hydrogen production »

Researchers from ANU have developed a novel way of combining catalysts with semiconductors, via a simple two-step process, resulting in...

Novel agrochemical control of stress signalling pathways for enhanced stress tolerance »

Scientists at ANU have developed a novel method to regulate key plant stress responses such as stomatal closure using an agrochemical strategy....

Real-time aberration correction in laser scanning systems »

ANU researchers have developed an adaptive optics solution for laser scanning systems that provides rapid removal of up to 50 aberrations across the...

Transferable high performance nanofilms for self-cleaning »

ANU researchers have developed a coating solution with superhydrophobic and superhydrophilic properties that allows the substrate to be coated...
A/Prof Yuerui Lu in the lab

Ultra-thin, focus-tunable and high-speed microlenses for miniaturised optical systems  »

An ANU researcher has developed an atomically-thin, solid-state electrically tunable focal length microlens system will offer fast, high-resolution...
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