Benefits of participating

  • Value for money consultancy from an experienced team of researchers

  • Innovative, creative and credible solutions to business problems

  • Increased engagement with all five universities to optimise knowledge translation from research outcomes

  • Build your public profile by promoting your organisation to academic, government and community settings

  • Test-drive potential researchers as employees

  • Virtual and remote options are available for companies who are outside of Western Australia. 

Engagement costs

 $10,000 + GST Partnership
  • Team of 3 PhD students for 7 weeks full-time

Startup and Not-for-Profit Sponsorship Opportunity

  • 50% off for eligible startups and not-for-profits ($5000 + GST)

  • All applications will be assessed


  • Submit an EOI which can be further scoped once students are selected

  • Provide a mentor from the organisation who is available to collaborate online or in person during the 7 week program

  • Be available for key events within the timeline (inductions and presentation event).

  • Progress reviews and evaluation as required

Current Industry Partners 

Round 1 2021

Submit Your EOI


 3 March – 21 April 2021 (7 weeks) 

Timeline for Round 1

“iPREP can provide an effective and low-risk pathway for bringing new employees into the organisation, where we get to see how a particular student functions within our working environment prior to potentially recruiting them as an employee.”


- Michael Garrett, Cinglevue, Head of Research and Innovation

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