Global Cafe

On 12 and 13 November the Brisbane Global Café will see influential thinkers explore a range of important issues in the lead-up to the G20.
Register here.

Science Champion announced

Professor David Swain

Central Queensland University's Professor David Swain has been announced as the latest Science Champion for his research on livestock management tools for northern beef production systems.

TRI National prize

Translation Research Institute

Brisbane's Translation Research Institute (TRI) is offering a national prize to recognise Australian research that has resulted in a technology or treatment to improve human health.

2014 Liveability Index

2014 Liveability Index

Each year, the Economist Intelligence Unit assesses which locations around the world provide the best or the worst living conditions. 140 countries were surveyed. Brisbane ranked 20th

Accelerate Ideas

The program provides grants of $25,000 - $50,000 to help Queensland-based organisations to demonstrate the commercial viability of an idea. Applications are assessed quarterly.

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Interesting facts and figures

$3.6 billion invested

Since 1998, the Queensland Government has invested $3.6 billion in R&D and innovation, supporting 40 new research institutes and more than 300 research-related projects, scholarships and fellowships.