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Brisbane is a renowned centre of excellence in the fields of environmental sustainability, health, agribusiness, energy, ICT, construction, infrastructure and many more.
A world leader in many areas of research and innovation, Brisbane is home to three of Australia’s top universities and Australia’s largest medical research centre, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. Brisbane also has a proven track record for staging business events on the global stage, such as the highly successful G20 Leaders’ Summit in 2014.
Health and life science
Brisbane is a centre of excellence in health and life science research, in particular, biomedical, biopharmaceutical and human therapeutics, diagnostics and clinical trials.
The Queensland capital is home to the world-renowned QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, The Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence and the Translational Research Institute, which is the vision of Professor Ian Frazer - the scientist and researcher who developed the world’s first cervical cancer vaccine.