Sydney Knowledge Hub building

Membership benefits and facilities

A collaborative space to create connections on campus
Our state-of-the-art coworking space provides an environment to foster innovation by providing an opportunity for researchers and industry partners to interact.

The membership-based startup incubator and industry engagement space serves as a ‘home on campus’ for early-stage ventures led by researchers at the University and for business to work in close proximity to the researchers, faculties, and students of the University. 

We help our members access:

  • Facilities including our coworking space, Hardware Lab, and the University of Sydney’s Core Research Facilities
  • The Research Capabilities at the of the University of Sydney
  • Commercialisation and Startup support such as new venture programs, investors, service providers


Our collaborative hub is located within the Merewether Building (H04) and offers the following features:

  • Coworking: Flexible workspace options with access to dedicated hot desks, collaborative spaces, private offices, coffee and tea, high-speed wireless internet, showers, bike parking, lockers, printing, meeting rooms, kitchen and 24hr access
  • Private offices (on application)
  • Hardware Lab; a workshop facility with shared prototyping equipment available for a fee to members.
  • Event spaces: Function room for up to 90 people (seated) available for hire
  • Research and development infrastructure: Close proximity to labs, core research facilities (with discounted access for members) and prototyping facilities on campus.

Research Capabilities

The Sydney Knowledge Hub helps members connect to the right researchers, students, and infrastructure at the University of Sydney for your research and development.   

Collaboration opportunities include connecting with a PhD candidate, providing work integrated learning placements, introductions for research collaborations, and more.

Commercialisation and Start-up Support

We provide a range of programs for researchers for capacity building, networking, and furthering their intellectual property.

We also have a robust calendar of events from venture capital, startup programs, and service providers help members network further into the startup ecosystem. See what’s on.

Accessing the space

Apply for membership or get in touch about hiring a space.

What our members are saying

Matthew Boustred
Matthew Boustred, Resus Right
"The opportunity for face to face collaboration, the serendipity of water-cooler chats, and the ability to build a team culture are all invaluable for any company. For a startup, with a grow or die mentality and who to some extent lives flying by the seat of their pants, it is irreplaceable."
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