What is BlueBox?
qutbluebox Pty Limited (bluebox) is the innovation and knowledge transfer company for the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia. We work with QUT researchers to identify, protect and enable the commercialisation of QUT’s innovations through managing QUT Intellectual Property assets, negotiating licence agreements, forming start-up companies and working with industry and the community.
We have the expertise and networks to improve the overall impact of QUT research through translating QUT innovations into commercial products, processes and services. Our team consists of experienced professionals with industry-relevant technical backgrounds and a broad range of skills in innovation, intellectual property protection, legal, financing and management areas.
We manage the portfolio of QUT Innovations and administer the bluebox Proof-of-Concept fund which aims to accelerate the overall innovation transfer and diffusion process.
We aim to foster QUT’s spirit of innovation by increasing QUT researchers understanding and awareness of intellectual property management and commercial practices through attending and hosting various events.