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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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...

Droplet lenses »

By harnessing the natural shape of water droplets, ANU researcher Dr Steve Lee has invented a new way to make microscope lenses capable of...
picture of wheat field

Metabolic markers for predicting drought tolerance in wheat »

ANU researchers have developed a screening method/tool for the selection of improved drought tolerance wheat varieties using metabolic markers. ...

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....
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Novel nano-scale production of autolysing encapsulated cells for cell-free protein synthesis  »

ANU researchers have developed a novel nano-scale method of producing autolysing encapsulated cells for cell-free protein synthesis. Background...
Stephen Holgate (and John Mackey displaying the support stand.

Support stand for brass instruments »

Researchers at the ANU have designed a support stand to alleviate a specific cause of overuse strain in professional and recreational musicians by...

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...