Melbourne Connect

Powered by the University of Melbourne in partnership with a consortium led by Lendlease, Melbourne Connect brings together world-class researchers, government, industry, SME’s, startups, higher-degree students, artists and Science Gallery Melbourne, in a purpose-built innovation precinct right in the heart of Carlton and next to the Parkville campus and Biomedical precinct.

Drawing on the University’s expertise across emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, computer science, cybersecurity and privacy, it will become a digital and data powerhouse with the people, place and programs at Melbourne Connect designed to help unlock digitally driven, data-enabled and socially responsible solutions to our most pressing challenges.

Melbourne Connect is located on the former Royal Women’s Hospital site, on the corner of Swanston and Grattan Streets and boasts smart and sustainable design with a 6-star Green Star rating, a 4.5-star NABRS water rating, a 5-star NABRS energy rating and employs on-site rainwater harvesting as well as solar and geothermal energy.

It is where great minds connect, and incredible futures emerge.