Business and industry

We maintain strong, collaborative relationships with companies in Australia and around the world to advance teaching and research.

Some of our major partners are:

The Alcoa logo displayed over machinery


Alcoa of Australia Limited (Alcoa) operations represent one of the world’s largest integrated bauxite mining, alumina refining and aluminium smelting systems and add value to Australia’s local, state and national economies.

The front of the Curtin Bankwest economics centre


The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) is an independent economic and social research organisation located within the Curtin Business School at Curtin University.

A group of students in a mine shaft underground with mining equipment


BHP values their heritage and the strong foundations on which the company is built. From two small mining companies founded in the mid-1800s, they are now a world leader in the diversified resources industry.

Daffodil Day charity event volunteers selling merchandise to raise funds for cancer research

The Cancer Council WA

The Cancer Council WA funds more cancer research than any other non-government organisation in Australia and invests in research into every stage of the cancer journey.

Shipping container with Chevron logo


Chevron Australia operates domestic gas projects; manages its equal one-sixth interest in the North West Shelf Venture; operates Australia’s largest onshore oilfield and is a significant investor in exploration.

A female and male student in the Innovation Central Perth building


Innovation Central Perth (ICP) is an industry and research collaboration centre located at Curtin University, with the vision of advancing digital transformation through an open innovation ecosystem.

Surveyor builder Engineer with theodolite transit equipment at construction site outdoors during surveying work


Founded in 1919 in Perth, Western Australia, Clough engineers, constructs, commissions, operates, and maintains facilities whilst optimising productivity and costs at every phase of a project.

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The National Resource Sciences Precinct (NRSP) is a CSIRO, Curtin University and The University of Western Australia collaboration connecting the world’s best researchers with industry and government.

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Health Department of WA

Western Australians enjoy a standard of health that is among the highest in the world, thanks to the delivery of their vision to deliver a safe, high quality and sustainable health system for all Western Australians.

Roads running down the main street in Perth city centre

Main Roads

Main Roads are responsible for delivering and management of a safe and efficient main road network in Western Australia

Rocket liftoff. The elements of this image furnished by NASA.


NASA is a U.S. government agency that is responsible for science and technology related to air and space.

World environmental ecology concept with rain forest tree planting on green globe with water faucet.

Water Corporation

CWQRC is a strategic alliance between Curtin University and the Water Corporation of Western Australia that focuses on water quality and strives to meet both industry and academic objectives.

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Western Power

A Western Australian State Government owned corporation with the purpose of efficiently connecting people with electricity in a way that is safe and reliable.

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Woodside is the largest Australian natural gas producer and is recognised for it’s world-class capabilities as an integrated upstream supplier of energy.