Members of QCTN are located in Australia and they are service providers in a global industry. As such, this website is intended to be used by sponsors looking for preclinical and clinical service providers who can assist them in Australia and New Zealand (and further abroad in some instances).
Australia, and in particular Queensland, is the smart choice for biotechnology researchers and investors looking to develop new products and tap overseas markets. As the world’s most politically stable country for 2006 and the world’s most resilient economy for five successive years, Australia has much to offer organisations in the international biotechnology sector (Source: IMD, World Competitiveness Yearbook 2006).
The country’s English speaking, highly qualified researchers, clinicians and advanced clinical and analytical laboratory facilities, combined with an efficient regulatory and legal environment and relative low costs, have helped make Australia the number one biotech location in the Asia-Pacific and sixth in the world (Source: The Asia Pacific Perspective, Global Biotechnology Report 2006).