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Taking your research further, faster

TRAM is Australia's premier university-based research impact accelerator. We'll equip you with the skills and mindset to transform your research and inventions into products and services that have real-world impact.

About TRAM

TRAM runs a comprehensive suite of four programs that enable researchers to have greater impact with their research. We help you to understand your target market, assess the viability of commercialisation opportunities and successfully bring them to market.

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Who can apply?

TRAM is open to all researchers from the University of Melbourne and the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct. We’re here for innovators who want to change the way they think about innovation and who want to see their research make real-world impact.

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Get in touch

TRAM is always looking to speak to individuals and organisation who have a similar passion for turning research into impact. Get in touch if you want to speak about our programs or a partnership.

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“Once you put the commercial lens on, you start to see how you can commercialise even just a fragment of your research so you can finally help people.”

Dr Tia Cummins


“Being able to speak the language and understanding how to actually get exciting information you make in the laboratory out there where it will actually help people is a really useful skill, and that understanding comes through understanding business.”

Dr Karl Brown


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