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Initiatives and research

The Waste to Biofutures Fund provided $5 million in 2019 to support the development of waste to biofutures projects in Queensland. It provided targeted grants for pilot and demonstration or commercially scalable projects in Queensland that use conventional waste streams or biomass to produce bioenergy, biofuels and high-value bioproducts.

Biofutures Industry Development Fund, a repayable fund to help well-advanced industrial biotech proponents to get large-scale projects through the final stage of financial due diligence to secure financing from investors.

A Biofutures Commercialisation Program to attract national or international bioindustrial expertise to partner with Queensland researchers and/or businesses to scale-up and prototype new or improved industrial biotech and processes at the pilot or demonstration scale in Queensland.

A Biofutures Acceleration Program to attract and support the development of new biorefinery projects in Queensland.

Biofutures Queensland, a dedicated unit in the Queensland Government that works across government, industry and the research sectors to drive development, investment and R&D in Queensland's industrial biotech and bioproducts sector.

Market capability analysis and assessment

Queensland Biomass Data and Mapping

Looking for the latest information on biomass feedstock for your project in Queensland?

Data on forestry, cropping, urban waste, intensive livestock, food processing and horticulture is available through our Queensland biomass data and mapping dashboard.

R&D capability and contacts guide

To help maximise the potential for new biofutures research collaboration and investment opportunities in Queensland, the government has produced a bioindustrial R&D contacts and capability guide for Queensland universities. The guide aims to showcase our state's capabilities to national and international biofutures proponents.

Read more and access the full list from the Advance Queensland website.

Last updated: 14 Jun 2022