Agreements and engagement—a snapshot

The Queensland Government has forged strong ties with the United States through formal agreements and collaborative projects. Queensland universities including The University of Queensland and James Cook University have university and business collaborations across the USA. These support breakthrough science and help translate research into potential new products and services.

Current Queensland–US agreements are with:

These agreements build on our shared priorities and also pave the way for potential new opportunities for collaboration and commercialisation.

Missions and delegations

Outbound Queensland missions to the US, include the annual BIO International Convention offer important opportunities to strengthen our strategic partnerships and agreements, and to identify new partners and markets.


We have a range of targeted funding sources for Queensland-USA science, technology and industry collaborations.


There are a number of contacts whose job is to assist potential research and investment partners and startups get connected, or gain a foothold in new markets.