Research and Development

Adelaide BioMed City supports outstanding research and development through world-class infrastructure, technologically advanced platforms and expertise.

Research and Development is an essential component of the state’s EXCITE strategy, supporting innovation, attracting talent and delivering health, social and economic benefits for South Australians.

Through translation and commercialisation our local discoveries, have global impact; including the development of new disease prevention techniques, better disease therapeutics and monitoring, and even findings that can inform better programs and health policy.


Royal Adelaide Hospital Clinical Trials Centre

Centres and Facilities

Adelaide BioMed City supports outstanding research through world-class infrastructure and specialist technical support in the areas of genomics, proteomics, phenomics, imaging (flow cytometry, microscopy), data capture and analysis (big data, bioinformatics and statistics), and clinical specimen banks. The latest technology platforms and skilled content experts, including equipment specialists, information technologists and informatics specialists, support the research community and industry partner to deliver cutting-edge research outcomes.

Current core facilities and capabilities include

  • Flow cytometry and imaging
  • Functional genomics
  • Biostatistics and bioinformatics
  • Histology and immunohistochemistry
  • High-resolution microscopy
  • Mass spectrometry / protein analysis