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Brisbane researchers in world-leading bid to develop coronavirus vaccine

A team of Brisbane-based researchers at The University of Queensland is working swiftly to devise a vaccine for the novel coronavirus with human trials commencing this month.

Brisbane Economic Development Agency lends a hand to help food businesses survive

Brisbane Economic Development Agency’s Industry Growth and Trade team responded quickly to help prepare the Brisbane region’s food manufacturing businesses to survive COVID-19 restrictions.

Winery toasts success of transforming to in-home experiences during COVID-19

When Brisbane’s only inner-city micro-winery faced the closure of its in-house customer experiences due to COVID-19 restrictions, its team moved all those experiences off site.

How a beauty chain took a new product to market during COVID19

When COVID-19 restrictions were announced in March, Brisbane-based Brazilian Beauty founder and CEO Francesca Webster realised with a shock that the company and franchisee network of 21 luxury salons across the country would have to close.

From little things, big things grow

It may not look like much from the outside, but there are trillions of viruses, fungi and bacteria that make up the gut microbiome. And for one Brisbane business, those microscopic organisms present infinite possibilities.

News from the Invest & Industry Development Team

Over 100 of Brisbane’s finest digital minds came together to explore how we can leverage digital innovation to better respond, manager and recover from emergency situations.

Technology in Brisbane

Anthony Musumeci, Head of Technology Investment at Brisbane Economic Development Agency, identifies three global trends that represent particularly exciting opportunities for Brisbane.

Tourism and Talent in 2020

Dustin Welch, Head of Property & Tourism Investment at Brisbane Economic Development Agency, explains the forces that are driving Brisbane’s arrival as a must-do tourist destination and a hub for interstate talent.

Brisbane 2032

It has been confirmed that Brisbane will make a formal bid for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The bid comes on the back of a feasibility study commissioned by the South East Queensland Council of Mayors in 2016, which found that the region is capable of hosting the event.

The Infrastructure Projects Transforming Brisbane

A number of exciting infrastructure projects that are expected to have a transformative effect on Brisbane are underway.