QMI Solutions’ Australian Institute for Commercialisation (AIC) helps businesses improve their R&D outcomes by providing an independent external overview, and through mentoring the internal R&D team.  Our extensive experience in this field brings knowledge, systems, skills transfer and connections to enable you to turn your ideas into future success.


R&D Mentoring program


AIC assists Australian businesses undertaking Research & Development though our R&D Mentoring program.  We work with your team to Plan and Progress concepts to production using a methodical monthly program that aligns with the requirements of Australian government taxation incentives. 


What we offer:

  • Ongoing guidance on running an effective R&D Program

  • Compliance with R&D Tax Incentive requirements

  • Proven process for research-based New Product Development

  • Knowledge of advanced technologies

  • 30+ years of R&D success added to your team

  • Access to capable supply networks

  • Experience with targeting new markets

  • Developing your R&D team capabilities

  • Reduced risk product development 







Dr Michael Sinnott and Dr Neville Henry AM

“….we have utilized the expertise of QMI Solutions R&D Mentoring Program. This support has been wide ranging, from assistance with technical issues, design improvements, updates on available plastic materials and rapid prototyping choices. It has also included business updates ranging from focus group testing advice, simple advice on improving our project management processes and updates on R&D tax concessions. The advice has always been presented both personably and professionally and even small tweaks to current practices have been very beneficial to our company.”


Is your R&D set to drive your future success?

Getting started is the most difficult step to take. 


Call us now to learn how this might help your business   1300 364 739                



Through this program you will benefit from the expertise of our ‘designer in residence’, mentoring your project team, where they work.  Robert has had an extensive career in the development and commercialisation of new products.  He is a Fellow of the Design institute of Australia and the AIC R&D Mentoring program leader Rob Geddes  










Robert Geddes FDIA


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