Queensland has a globally competitive life sciences sector. State Government investment in research, development and world-class infrastructure is paying dividends. The state is a highly attractive knowledge hub with successes in health, agriculture, the environment and industrial biotechnology, utilising the state’s unique biodiversity, state-of-the-art infrastructure and skilled workforce.
Queensland life sciences – Globally Competitive.
Video link: www.qld.gov.au/lifesciences
Ideally positioned at the crossroads of the Asia–Pacific, Queensland has many strong advantages as an investment destination including:
The Queensland Government has a long history of investing in the life sciences sector, which is paying dividends. It has committed over A$5.9 billion to boost Queensland’s science research, development and innovation since 1999.
The Queensland Government is continuing to actively support the state’s life sciences industry through:
Queensland boasts a critical mass of research centres across biotechnology, food and agriculture, health and medical and offers a distinct advantage for conducting clinical trials. Queensland has nine universities including three of Australia’s largest. There are many Queensland research institutions with international standing including the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Molecular Bioscience.
Details on Queensland science capability including in biotechnology/life sciences research are available by searching the Queensland science capability directory at www.qld.gov.au/ScienceDirectory
The Queensland Government is fostering key international alliances to promote technology transfer, the exchange of ideas and access to the skills required to advance research collaborations and development.
Queensland’s key intinternational relationships in science and research include working at the state or national level with: Canada, China, India, New Zealand, Europe and the USA.
There are plenty of exciting opportunities for collaboration or investment with Queensland’s life sciences sector. Find out more from: https://www.qld.gov.au/dsiti/science-innovation/science/investment-opportunities
Queensland is one of the top two Australian states and territories for scientific impact in most of the life sciences, including drug discovery, biochemistry, applied microbiology and biotechnology, molecular biology, genetics, animal science and zoology, and cellular and molecular neuroscience.
We invite you to discover more about Queensland’s strengths and investment opportunities in the Queensland life sciences brochure available from www.qld.gov.au/lifesciences