Doing business with ANSTO


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ANSTO's Business Development team is responsible for identifying, protecting and commercialising ANSTO’s intellectual property (IP) as well as promoting the organisation's expertise, know-how and facilities.


ANSTO's commercialisation model brings together multidisciplinary specialists with a wide range of technical, commercial, marketing, corporate finance, management and legal skills to facilitate the application of knowledge and technology developed by the organisation for a wide range of industry applications.


ANSTO has a dual role of identifying, protecting and commercialising ANSTO’s intellectual property as well as promoting ANSTO’s expertise and facilities. The team provides an initial point of contact for incoming enquiries ensuring that potential clients are put in contact with the right person in a timely and an efficient manner.



Registered Research Service Providers


ANSTO is a registered Research Service Provider (RSP), registration number 12657, under section 29A of the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

Registered Research Service Providers (RSP) are specialist organisations registered with the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science to undertake research and development on behalf of, or under contract to other companies.

As a registered RSP organisation, you can be assured of the quality of the skills and resources being offered by ANSTO.

In addition, as ANSTO is a RSP, all eligible research and development expenses can be claimed, subject to certain criteria through the Research and development (R&D) Tax Incentive.


There are two core components to the R&D Tax Incentive:

  • A refundable tax offset for certain eligible entities whose aggregate turnover is less than AUD$20 million
  • A non-refundable tax offset for all other eligible entities

For more information visit the Australian Taxation Office website.

View the ANSTO RSP Certificate of registration 2016-2017.


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For full details on how the ANSTO Business Development team can help you, and for a breakdown of business and partnership opportunities, please contact us:


T: +61 2 9717 7000