Industry & Investors
CSU has significant industry partnerships for building regional communities and achieving sustainable futures.
Information for Industry & Investors
Charles Sturt University has a strong applied research profile that naturally invites partnership with end-users.
CSU works in partnership with industry, business, government and not-for-profit organisations to answer research questions and where possible seek to translate research innovations into new products, including through licensing or collaborative development.
Successful collaborations are built from understanding end-user requirements, the environment and commercial imperatives and by focusing on outcomes. Research partnerships with CSU can provide access to discipline expertise, key networks, resources and facilities.
Research can be accessed or joined by partners in several ways, including;
Collaborative funding proposal development
Engagement of research students
Access to library collections
Commercial testing and analytical laboratories
Problems can be tackled under a consultancy arrangement
The Research Office also assists researchers in assessing their the commercial potential of their research outcomes and provides guidance on Intellectual Property protection.
There are a number of ways to invest in research at CSU, including through philanthropic donations.
For more information, please contact the Research Office.