Cooperative Research Centres
Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) (opens an external site) bring together researchers from universities, CSIRO and other government laboratories, and private industry or public sector agencies, in long-term collaborative arrangements which support research, development and education activities that achieve real outcomes of national economic and social significance established to foster research in discipline areas across Australia involving research institutions and industry.
UTS is a member of:
- Capital Markets CRC Limited (CMCRC) (opens an external site)
- Formed in 2001 to bring together the best in innovative research and technology to the capital markets domain.
- CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CARE) (opens an external site)
- A powerful partnership of scientific, industry and government organisations set up to devise new ways of dealing with and preventing contamination of soil, water and air.
- Cotton Catchment Communities CRC (opens an external site)
- Supports research focused on producing competitve cotton farming systems, high-quality consumer-preferred cotton and increasing skills and knowledge of people working with cotton.
Whilst not a member, UTS is also an active participant in the research program of Sustainable Aquaculture of Finfish.
UTS was a member of the following CRCs:
- Australasian CRC for Interaction Design Pty Ltd (ACID) (opens an external site)
- ACID was a leader in collaborative solutions for distributed communities - found better ways for people to work, collaborate and create together.
- Sustainable Tourism CRC (opens an external site)
- This Centre undertook research into the strategic challenges facing the Australian tourism industry and produced reports, information, tools and products to improve business practices and inform policy development.
- Water Quality Research Australia Limited (WQRA) (opens an external site)