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’s Industry Growth and Trade team responded quickly to help prepare the Brisbane region’s food manufacturing businesses to survive COVID-19 restrictions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Anthony Musumeci, Head of Technology Investment at Brisbane Economic Development Agency, identifies three global trends that represent particularly exciting opportunities for Brisbane.
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.
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.
A number of exciting infrastructure projects that are expected to have a transformative effect on Brisbane are underway.