Queensland’s information and communication technology (ICT) and multimedia sector has developed a reputation for world leading expertise in:
- information security
- 3D animation special effects and post-production services
- game development
- products and services to support industries such as mining, agriculture, health, transport and tourism.
Key industries including the life sciences, defence, mining, advanced manufacturing, food and agriculture work closely with ICT providers, who provide analysis and management of large-scale data sets.
The Queensland Government coordinates ICT policy across all agencies including implementing the state’s ICT Strategy and the Digital1st Strategy, and working closely with key industry stakeholders.
Queensland has nine universities including three of Australia’s largest. Details of 200 plus research centres in Queensland are available by searching the Queensland science capability directory. Most Queensland’s universities undertake pure or applied ICT and multimedia research.
Digital economy centres
More than 60 key Queensland-based institutes, facilities, precincts, and centres are involved ICT and multimedia research, big data and large system development and management.
Researchers at The University of Queensland have used satellites with radar imaging sensors to see through clouds and map flooding and says the technique could provide faster, more detailed information to keep communities safe.
What makes the perfect avocado? In a world-first, University of Queensland scientists have completed mapping the genome of the popular fruit, a resource that can drive future research and innovation
First of it's kind in Australia, Nano 3D printer Seminar installed at ANFF-Qld. In person seminar introducing the CEO of MultiPhoton Optics Dr. Benedikt Stender
Griffith University researchers will lead 17 new Discovery Projects across a broad field of knowledge after being awarded over $7.735 million from the Australian Research Council.