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ICT research and development organisations

Research and development (R&D) is a valuable tool for growing and improving your business. It's important to find the right match for your business's R&D needs.

Contact and collaborate with the following ICT R&D organisations to support your R&D initiatives and build relationships.

  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics (ACB)
    ACB develops new methods, software and data in the application of mathematics, statistics, computer science, ICT and systems analysis to very large genomic and post-genomic data in agricultural, biomedical and environmental biotechnology including personalised medicine. ACB also organises advanced training and outreach, and coordinates local, national and international projects and initiatives.
  • Australian Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology (CQC2T)
    CQC2T is an international research effort to develop the science and technology of a global quantum computing information network, encompassing ultra-fast quantum computation, absolutely secure quantum communication and distributed quantum information processing. CQC2T researchers can advise on the technical specifications and uptake of current quantum secure communication networks and ongoing research to improve those networks. They can also advise on the state-of-the-art of quantum computation and the prospects for near-term and long-term applications.
  • Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC)
    AEHRC is the leading national research facility applying information and communication technology to improve health services and clinical treatment for Australians.
    • CSIRO ICT Centre
      The ICT Centre delivers its R&D solutions through capability-based research laboratories. From smartphone apps and robotics, to wearable technology and next gen wireless, CSIRO is providing innovative information technology solutions that are helping to secure Australia's digital future.
  • Chair in Digital Economy
    Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and PwC have partnered with Brisbane Marketing and Queensland Government's Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation to create the PwC Chair in Digital Economy. At the nexus of the real world and research, the PwC Chair in Digital Economy explores new opportunities for industry-academia relationships and is part of an on-going regeneration of QUT's programs focusing on the preparation of graduates for a digitally connected economy. The PwC Chair drives digital business take up through research, education, services and industry advocacy.
  • Data61
    Data61 has been formed from a partnership between CSIRO and National ICT Australia (NICTA). With more than 1,100 staff, including 400+ resident PhD students, they are one of Australia's leading digital research powerhouses. They have the research capabilities, intellectual property, collaboration programs and global outlook to unleash digital and data-driven potential. They have expertise across a wide range of industries including agriculture, cyber security, digital economy, energy, enterprise, environment, health, financial services, government, manufacturing, mining, and transport and logistics.
  • Griffith University
    Griffith University has the following research centres with a focus on ICT R&D:
  • Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies (QCAT)
    QCAT is a collaboration between CSIRO and the Queensland Government. It is recognised for its excellent contribution to the ICT sector and to mining, energy and manufacturing industries.
  • Queensland Cyber Infrastructure Foundation (QCIF)
    QCIF provides high-performance services, infrastructure and support for computation and data-driven collaborative research and its application in industry. QCIF's Industry Innovation Program brings together university member research and computational expertise, and industry domain experience, to address complex challenges.
  • Queensland Facility for Advanced Bioinformatics (QFAB)
    QFAB provides bioinformatics and biostatistics services for life science researchers to analyse and manage large-scale genomics, proteomics and clinical data sets.
  • Queensland University of Technology
    The Queensland University of Technology has the following research centres with focus on ICT research and development:
  • Smart Services CRC: Service Innovation Foundry
    Your ICT business may be eligible to access the Service Innovation Foundry to help turn your innovative ideas and research into software demonstrators and prototypes, or even develop them through to marketable products and services. The foundry offers a rapid prototyping service to help you develop software systems or services, as well as 'sandpit services' to provide integrated environments for testing and deploying new and innovative services, reducing the risk and overheads to your business.
  • The University of Queensland
    The University of Queensland has the following research centres with focus on ICT research and development:

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