The UQCCR Industry & Commercialisation sub-committee invites you to hear from David Markwell who will provide an introduction and overview to commercialising intellectual property with UniQuest including:

  • Why UQ researchers should engage with UniQuest to commercialise their research
  • Managing intellectual property to help your research achieve impact
  • Overview of the commercialisation process and working with UniQuest
  • Commercialisation pathways, including licenses, options, assignments and start-ups
  • Industry engagement opportunities for researchers through UniQuest and UQ

About the Speaker

David MarkwellDavid Markwell is a Director of Commercialisation in Life-Sciences at UniQuest and is based at UQCCR on Mondays and Wednesday (office on level 8 of UQCCR). Email:

In his role David works closely with UQ researchers in identifying, protecting, and commercialising intellectual property through licensing and start-ups.  He is an Intellectual Property and Commercialisation professional with over 13 years’ experience in commercialising research outcomes from publicly funded research organisations, across a broad range of technology fields and industry segments.  David has led and closed technology transfer deals, managed diverse IP portfolios, and developed and executed commercialisation strategies for a broad range of research innovations.

About UQCCR Industry Engagement Seminar

Organised by the UQCCR I&C Committee.


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