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Join a dynamic community striving for innovation and impact

Sydney Knowledge Hub members are part of a dynamic business and research community, supporting one another individually and collectively.

Member benefits

Members of Sydney Knowledge Hub enjoy access to space and facilities at the University of Sydney, including a desk at our purpose-built coworking space, as well as support with wayfinding within and outside of the University.

Explore our member benefits.

Membership

Membership is application-based with selection criteria based on the level of collaboration potential with researchers at the University of Sydney.

Monthly membership fees are as follows:

  • Full Time membership is $450 per month (excluding GST) and gives you access to a dedicated desk.
  • Flexi membership is $350 per month (excluding GST) and gives you access to a hot desk.

Pre-seed or pre-revenue startups may be eligible for a three-month initial pro bono period.

Introductory rates to expire on 31 December 2021.  Rates to increase to $600 (full time) and $400 (flexi) + $80 onboarding fee from 1 January 2022. 40% discount applies to current USYD researchers.

Apply to become a member

Complete the online application form to become a member of Sydney Knowledge Hub. Applications are reviewed by our Membership Selection Committee for evaluation based on type, level of scientific research, collaboration potential with the University, and potential for positive social impact.

Got a question? Get in touch to speak to a team member.

 

Frequently asked questions

Members of the Sydney Knowledge Hub use the space as their primary place of work and gain access to its benefits & events - for a fee.

Students, staff and researchers at the University of Sydney working for research-based organisations are eligible for a three-month pro-bono membership, pending approval of their application from the Member Selection Panel. After this period, they have access to a discounted membership.

The selection process is in place to ensure that members benefit from working in the space.  The selection process vets applications based on the collaboration potential with the University of Sydney.

No. We have startups, nonprofits, and ASX listed companies as members.

Our team has experience working with startups but we don’t actively get involved in your business operations. We can connect you to startup programs, accelerators, mentors and consultants if you need.

No, however, if you are a researcher at the University of Sydney looking to commercialise your research, we recommend getting in touch with the Commercialisation Team first. Working at the Sydney Knowledge Hub does not affect IP ownership.

We are closely connected to the faculties and schools at the University of Sydney and actively promote programs and internship opportunities to our members.

If you are looking for an intern but you are not a member of the Sydney Knowledge Hub, please get in touch, we might still be able to assist you.