What is Rapido?
Rapido bridges the gap between academia and industry by delivering commercial and social impact technology-based solutions.
Founded in 2016 in the Faculty of Engineering and IT, UTS Rapido has quickly positioned itself as a key industry partner in developing bespoke R&D solutions.
Rapido can help solve a specific problem through our leading tech expertise or help to commercialise research, using the wide array of resources and facilities (3D printing, data visualisation and tech labs) available at the university. Our expertise includes mechanical, mechatronics and software engineering whilst our capabilities span across many domains such as data science, machine learning, robotics, 3D geometry processing, AI, IoT and other 4.0 industry technologies. We also have a dedicated social impact and humanitarian engineering wing – Rapido Social. Rapido Social engineers are experienced in developing technologies with and for vulnerable communities and in the context of challenging societal problems – another key capability of the wider Rapido team.
- Our partnerships include start-ups, SME’s and global companies
- Over 20 combined projects completed to date
- Experience across mining, medical, leisure, manufacturing, Not-for-Profit, railway, fashion, industries
- Access to AU government grants (CRC, CRC-P, AMGC, Innovation Connection, Tech Vouchers, Mets Ignited etc)