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Hobart is a place of creativity and innovation, whether it’s producing cool-climate wines or developing new approaches to business, scientific research and the arts.
Hobart is a leader in many specialised industries, including agribusiness and aquaculture, marine manufacturing, health and medical research, resources and Antarctic research.
The Menzies Institute for Medical Research has been performing international research for around 30 years and has made many significant breakthroughs.
Hobart is home to a significant concentration of scientists engaged in Antarctic and Southern Ocean research programs.
Located on Hobart’s waterfront are two major research hubs - The University of Tasmania’s Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Oceans and Atmosphere Flagship. These purpose-built facilities support more than 800 scientists and staff, making Hobart the world’s largest centre of cold climate expertise and research.