Want to add value to your business, increase profits and gain competitive advantage?
Working collaboratively with ECU researchers can give your business the competitive edge. You can gain expert advice, access to the latest knowledge technology and research infrastructure at ECU.
Why not start collaborating with ECU for research assistance and take advantage of the Federal Government R&D Tax Incentive scheme and other opportunities to help your business grow?
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D) TAX INCENTIVE
The Federal Government Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive offsets some of the costs of doing eligible R&D activities for all industries. It provides a targeted tax offset to encourage more companies to engage in R&D. It aims to:
Boost competitiveness and improve productivity across the Australian economy
Encourage industry to conduct R&D
Provide business with more predictable, less complex support
Improve the incentive for smaller firms to engage in R&D.
HELP YOUR BUSINESS WITH UNIVERSITY RESEARCH EXPERTISE
Edith Cowan University (ECU) has significant research capabilities across a range of industry sectors. THE LINK team can assist you with your research and development needs by:
Identifying relevant research funding opportunities through access to comprehensive research funding databases
Making the necessary connections, including introductions to ECU researchers who are experts in your field of interest / innovation
Facilitating research project requirements, funding applications, agreements including but not limited to IP and collaboration.
By collaborating with a Research Institute at ECU organisations can maximise the value of their research spend through access to certain funding schemes. THE LINK team can assist your business with a range of research funding opportunities such as:
Research Online is a digital repository of research outputs produced by staff and postgraduate students of Edith Cowan University. Access research datasets and world-class research. For more information please contact us.
iPREPWA RESEARCH SUPPORT
iPREPWA is an initiative to support research collaboration between the universities and industries of Western Australia.
The program involves interdisciplinary teams of PhD candidates, from all five WA universities, working on a six week project with an industry partner during their thesis examination period. Industry partners may be from business, government and community settings and their projects will focus on solving authentic workplace problems.
For information on accessing PhD graduates for research support in your business view iPREPWA
ACCESS TO TALENTED ECU STUDENTS TO SUPPORT YOUR BUSINESS
Could your organisation benefit from hosting a motivated and enthusiastic Business students for 100 hours free of charge? Do you have any projects or programs of work that require an extra pair of hands?
The School of Business and Law at ECU are offering WA organisations the opportunity to host final year students for work placements in their businesses. Public, private and not-for-profit organisations of any size and across all sectors are invited to participate. The placements are free of charge and insurances are covered.