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01 Breakthrough

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Testing COVID-19 vaccine candidates

We’re testing two COVID-19 vaccine candidates at our Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness in Geelong. We’re also looking into different approaches to how we might vaccinate. But it’s no easy task.

02 Research

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Quantum tech boom

Australia must act to avoid missing out on the quantum technology boom. Our new roadmap plots a course for this $4 billion opportunity.

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3D-printed stent

We’ve developed a 3D-printed nitinol stent to help surgeons get the perfect fit for patients suffering from Peripheral Arterial Disease.

03 Discoveries

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04 People

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Meet COVID-19 researcher S.S Vasan

Professor S.S Vasan is leading our SARS-CoV-2 virus work and the pre-clinical trials testing COVID-19 vaccine candidates. He explains what his team is working on.


Super foodie

We’re seeking a research projects officer in nutrition to help design and implement diet, food and lifestyle-based programs. Adelaide based.

Software spot

We’re looking for a senior software engineer to develop real-world applications for internal and external clients. Melbourne based.

05 Participate

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COVID-19 treatment options

We explore the different vaccine and treatment options being used to tackle COVID-19.

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Relieving the data drought

A new one-click rural property report will help support the farms of the future.


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