Policy Update

Australia's Queensland University receives US$12 million for COVID-19 vaccine research

The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia has announced it will receive up to an additional US$12 million (A$17 million) to accelerate vaccine development for COVID-19. The  Australian government will provide US$7 million (A$10 million) of this funding.

The University’s School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences is the only Australian center being supported by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to develop a vaccine against COVID-19.

Press release - University of Queensland