Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is an established and internationally recognised provider of high-impact biotechnology research. High quality, externally relevant research and development programs are delivered through:
The Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI), a multidisciplinary research institute devoted to improving the health of individuals and communities through research innovation. IHBI has world leading expertise in areas such as genomics, cancer, burns and wound management, vision, medical robotics, medical devices.
The Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities located within the Institute for Future Environments, brings together a unique mix of international expertise in tropical crop biotechnology, biofuels and biomaterials, industrial chemistry and process engineering to create horizontally integrated research and development solutions from laboratory through pilot plant and field trial to commercial feasibility.
Our Medical Engineering Research Facility (MERF) supports research, validation, commercialisation and training activities targeting orthopaedic research and the development and deployment of innovative medical devices.
The facility offers:
• Anatomical and Surgical Skills Laboratory (ASSL) providing training for surgeons in the latest surgical techniques
• Cell culture laboratories
• Materials testing laboratories
• Mechanical and electrical workshops
• Dedicated training and collaboration spaces.
Further information is available at: https://www.ihbi.qut.edu.au/about/facilities/merf.jsp
QUT’s technology transfer and commercialisation company, qutbluebox, aims to bring the benefits of QUT's research discoveries to the global market via the identification, protection and commercialisation of intellectual property.
Professor in Smart Systems at Queensland University of Technology