Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF): Access to the DAF Culture Collection for Bio-discovery and Commercialisation – Expressions of Interest

The purpose of this EOI is to identify one or more suitable organisations who wish to access the DAF Culture Collection for bio-discovery purposes. The Culture Collection holds specimens of plant pathology (fungi, bacteria and viruses); yeasts and endophytes from plants; and fungi and bacteria from insects and soils. The Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) owns and manages this collection.

The objectives of this EOI are to:

  • Identify organisations with an interest in accessing the Culture Collection, and that have demonstrated capability and capacity to undertake bio-discovery research to investigate new, novel uses and materials that can be derived from the specimens held in the collection,
  • Identify organisations that also have the capability and capacity to either commercialise the collection and discoveries, or a track record of delivering commercial outcomes with third parties.

Tender No. & Further Information

  • Reference No: DAF18086
  • Responses to be submitted electronically via the Queensland Government’s Q-Tender site

Closing Date & Time

  • 30 November 2018 11.00 am AEST (Queensland Time)

Need Help with a Submission?

  • Please contact Valerie Morris, Business Partnership Manager (Health & Sciences) for assistance.
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