2 July 2020
State of the Institute Report 2020 Background Total external income brought to UQ by QAAFI (2009-2019) 2020 marks the ten-year anniversary of the establishment of 50 the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation 45 (QAAFI). [...] The Institute is a partnership between the University 40 of Queensland (UQ) and the Queensland Government via the 35 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. [...] 2014-2018 data from UQ Reportal; 2019 data is indicative until audit complete • By 2019, the Grains Research and Development QAAFI has: Corporation’s investment of $7.9m over 10 years • Contributed $310.2m in external funding to UQ since 2010 in the sorghum core pre-breeding program had • Contributed $48.4m in external funding to UQ in 2019; and leveraged $51m for the Australian grains industry (a. [...] 1 QAAFI has: • A strong track record for collaborating with Australian Research and Development organisations • Collaborations with many Small and Medium Enterprises and large corporations • Collaborated on multiple projects with many partners; and • Collaborations across 95 countries, many of which focus on improving food production in developing countries. [...] Meat and Livestock Australia Horticulture Innovation Australia Ltd School of Agriculture and Food Sciences Australian Research Council 26% School of Veterinary Science Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 32% Australian Institute for Bioengineering Aust Centre for Int Agricultural Res and Nanotechnology Sugar Research Australia Limited School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences King Faisal Universit.