Official TRI Launch

Construction of Translational Research Institute officially began yesterday at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.
Official TRI Launch

The TRI building site

The world-class facility brings together some of Queensland's best medical researchers from Queensland University of Technology, University of Queensland, Mater Medical Research Institute, and the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Queensland Premier Anna Bligh announced the official start of the project, and spoke of the significance of having research, testing, drug development, and drug production all under the one roof.

The TRI is set to open in 2012, and has received funding from the Australian Government, Queensland Government, The Atlantic Philanthropies, QUT and UQ.