PARTNER: Queensland Government

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Queensland is becoming a globally competitive Asia-Pacific biomedical industry hub. Our technologies, products, systems and services are innovative, sustainable and embedded in local and global supply chains.

Queensland is home to a cluster of agile, innovative and entrepreneurial biomedical businesses. Our pre-clinical and early-phase clinical trial capabilities are underpinned by a world-class research base and state-of-the-art translational facilities.

Existing strengths and emerging capabilities include:

  • vaccine development and delivery
  • biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing
  • microbiome analysis and development
  • immunotherapies
  • generic pharmaceuticals
  • complementary medicines
  • nutraceuticals
  • medical devices and diagnostics
  • tropical health and medicine
  • clinical trials
  • digital health technologies such as:
    • connected devices
    • remote monitoring technology and point-of-care diagnostics
    • wearable devices
    • telehealth.

Queensland's biomedical sector at a glance:

  • A$2.11 billion estimated annual gross value added to the Queensland economy (March 2022)
  • 12 400 people employed (March 2022)
  • export value estimated at $450 million (March 2022)
  • global expertise in tropical medicine and infectious diseases
  • mature and emerging health and knowledge precincts
  • established networks of top-tier industry support services
  • expertise in e-health and telemedicine
  • two decades of state government investment in science and innovation
  • world-class research base, state-of-the-art translational research facilities and hospitals
  • home to two of Australia's leading biopharmaceutical contract manufacturers

The Advance Queensland Biomedical 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan highlights the collaborative approach between government and industry to further grow this priority sector, which is already a major employer and contributor to the state economy.

Find out more at DSDMIP.

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