Brisbane: St Lucia, Qld (Queensland Bioscience Precinct)
The Queensland Bioscience Precinct is a state-of-the-art research facility based at the University of Queensland, housing more than 700 researchers.
The Queensland Bioscience Precinct (QBP) is a world-class environment for biological research, development and commercialisation.
The QBP is located on the University of Queensland's St Lucia campus in Brisbane, Queensland.
The QBP covers 35 000 square metres and includes:
- four major buildings
- dedicated conference facilities
- high-tech research laboratories
- plant growth facilities.
Laboratory facilities at the QBP include:
- a focused suite of web-accessible databases
- tools for the storage and analysis of information.
Research at the precinct includes:
As a purpose-built collaborative research facility, the QBP brings together:
This mix of scientific staff interactions generates strategic benefits both in terms of research and the sharing of infrastructure costs.
As part of the global scientific community and in strong partnerships with universities, other science agencies and industry, we bring to bear the latest scientific discoveries and advances in technology to tackle the social, economic and environmental challenges that face Australia (CSIRO Strategic Plan 2007-2011).
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