Business-Research Match-up expression of interest

  • The Business-Research Match-up will be held on Wednesday 24 May 2017 from 9:00am to 5:00pm at QT Canberra, 1 London Circuit. It will be part of the Cooperative Research Centres Association annual conference, Collaborate | Innovate | 2017.

    The CRC Association is inviting businesses to apply for the special opportunity to attend the Match-up free of charge. Note the standard registration price for this day is $650.

    If your business is not selected for the free opportunity, you will be notified, and will still be able to attend the Match-up by registering for the conference.

    We encourage businesses to also attend the Awards for Excellence in Innovation gala dinner to be held in the Great Hall at Parliament House that evening. The dinner attracts around 400 people including politicians, advisors, senior academics and business people, and ambassadors, providing another great networking opportunity. Tickets can be purchased for $230. Businesses may also like to consider attending the whole conference, the cost can be negotiated with the CRC Association. If you have any questions contact Jordan Gardner at the CRC Association, or 02 6273 1124.

    Please complete the form below to submit your interest in this opportunity.


  • Your business

  • Please provide a description of your business.
  • Contact details

  • Other details

  • Please indicate if you plan to bring additional people to the match-up with you.
  • Please tell us what areas of research you are interested in.
  • We will have space available for some businesses to set up small displays. Would you be interested in bringing any display materials? e.g. pop-up banner or brochures etc. Please specify and we will try to allocate you some space.
  • We will contact you to let you know if we can accept your business registration for the day free of charge or not. Meanwhile, is there anything else you would like to tell us or questions you would like us to answer?