Welcome to Bioplatforms Australia

We provide access to 'omics technologies in support of all life science researchers working across human health, agriculture, biodiversity and industry. Bioplatforms is enabled by the Australian Government's National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). Read More


Australian Functional Fungi Initiative

Establishing a biomolecular data resource to enable the identification, knowledge and utilisation of Australian native fungi

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Plant Pathogen Omics Initiative

Plant diseases cost Australia millions of dollars each year as they reduce productivity, increase the cost of production, impact on our ability to trade both locally and internationally and adversely affect our environment and biodiversity.

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Cardiovascular Framework

A catalyst program whereby cardiovascular researchers are partnering with the Bioplatforms network to develop and analyse ‘omics data in support of national collaborative research grants.

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Tasmanian Devil

Threatened species

This initiative will directly support a number of conservation efforts and provide an infrastructure in the form of data and analytical pipelines to support biodiversity conservation in the hands of species management teams

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Supporting Australia’s food security and agriculture industry

In support of Australia’s food security and economy, Bioplatforms Australia is funding a Plant Pathogen ‘Omics Initiative. The initiative will generate high quality molecular reference data for plant pathogens in Australia. It will be used as a foundational data asset to support fundamental research and development in plant protection and provide an effective national biosecurity surveillance system.

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Australian based HydGene Renewables raises $6M AUD in seed funding round

The innovative start-up providing an alternative green hydrogen solution has secured seed funding that will enable HydGene to scale up production of its biocatalyst technology for pilot testing, expand its team and conduct further R&D to bring down the unit economics of its green hydrogen product.

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Australian health research infrastructure underpins world-first brain cancer collaboration

The NCRIS Health Group will support Australian brain cancer research through Brain Cancer Biobanking Australia’s project to develop an integrated network of research platforms

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Bioplatforms is seeking innovative ideas to enhance research capability

Bioplatforms Australia is seeking innovative ideas from current and potential future partners to identify opportunities to deepen and enhance the overall capability and capacity of its network.

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