Projects underway at the PAH/Boggo Road Innovation Precinct

Research and development

Read about the work being done at the CSIRO BioFoundry to rapidly design, build and test new biotechnologies: BioFoundry - CSIRO

Find out about the Synthetic Biology Roadmap for Australia: Synthetic biology promises a $27B dividend for Australia - CSIRO

From waste to reversing climate change: rebuilding soil organic matter Prof Susanne Schmit, Prof Ram Dalal; University of Queensland (UQ)

Microalgae for sustainable production of biofuel, innovative food, nutraceuticals or animal feed Prof Peer Schenk; UQ

Selenium supplementation may boost vaccine efficiency Professor Di Yu; Translational Research Institute (TRI)-based UQ Diamantina Institute Professor of Immunology

Testing and clinical trials

Research program targeting improved care of kidney disease patients Professor David Johnson

Improved response to drug therapy for cancer. Dr Fiona Simpson and her team are undertaking a clinical trial to test drugs at the Princess Alexandra Hospital

Regenerating the skin to repair wounds and fight cancer Dr. Edwige Roy, Dr Jatin Patel, Dr Rehan Villani; TRI, UQ, Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH), Queensland Institute of Dermatology

Targeting obesity-related liver disease. Prof Mike McGuckin, Prof. John Prins and Dr. Sumaira Hasnain; Translational Research Institute (TRI), Mater and University of Queensland (UQ)

Scale-up and manufacture

Australian-first clinical manufacturing and hands-on training facility involving the Translational Research Institute (TRI) and Vaxxas. Read more about the work of Vaxxas to disrupt and revolutionise vaccine delivery through their innovative High-Density Microarray Patch.