Health Innovation, Investment and Research Office
The Health Innovation, Investment and Research Office (HIIRO), within the Office of the Director-General, aims to improve the health and wellbeing of Queenslanders through a coordinated and collaborative approach to health innovation, investment and research across Queensland Health. For more information, visit About Us.
Queensland Health is actively involved in the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland initiative to drive innovation, build on our natural advantages and create the knowledge-based jobs of the future.
Queensland has a growing international reputation for health and medical excellence, with significant opportunities for investment.
Our health research community is positioning Queensland to meet the challenges we face now and into the future to ensure Queenslanders are among the healthiest people in the world.
Queensland Health manages grants and fellowships, maintains a robust ethics and governance framework and promotes translation of research into practice.
Latest news and achievements
Queensland’s investment-rich health and life sciences research and development industry will be the focus of a week-long trade mission to the US and China.
Queensland’s readiness to tap into the growing multi-billion dollar international market for health care services was a hot topic at the second in a series of high level meetings with private sector health industry leaders.