Collaborative Research

Collaborative Research

At AIT we work closely with industry partners in developing innovative and applied solutions, through:

  • Collaborative research
  • Fully-funded research
  • Contract industrial services
  • Technology licensing
  • Consultancy.

MRI3 Complemented with funding supported by

AIT-Industry co-funded Masters by Research

This unique model developed by AIT offers industry partners an opportunity to investigate a research area of interest while part-sponsoring a Postgraduate student. Over 18 months the Postgraduate student will divide their time between the Company (up to 4 days per week) and AIT to suit the individual needs of the project.

MRI3 Benefits to the Company include:
  • A body of cost-effective, Company-specific research carried out by a researcher;
  • A comprehensive report on the findings and recommendations from the research;
  • Assignment of foreground IP if required;
  • Aligned with National IP Protocol, industry facing approach to agreements on IP assures swift technology transfer to Company;
  • Open for applications all year round.


AIT’s industry focused research delivers impact to our client companies and contributes to economic development regionally and nationally.


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