About BioGeelong

The BioGeelong story

The goal of BioGeelong is to strengthen and support the growth of the bio technology industry in Geelong.

The group consists of a collaborating network of people working across the various sectors of the bio sciences. Geelong is full of opportunities that BioGeelong are working to exploit through world-class biotech activities.

The impacts will not just be local- The group places Geelong on the world crosshair as leaders in delivering biotech solutions.

What is Biotechnology?

In a sentence, Biotechnology is the use of biological processes, organisms, or systems to manufacture products intended to improve the quality of human life.

In practice, Biotechnology endeavours are providing unique solutions for human health and consumption in our every day lives. Biotechnology applications are delivering alternative fuels, advances in health research and cure, and have application in food processing, energy sustainability and human safety.

The Network

The BioGeelong network places emphisis on:

The Members

In May 2005, the following organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding which established BioGeelong.

BioGeelong Members Deakin University CSIRO Barwon Health City of Greater Geelong The Gordon BioLab Innovate Legal Victorian State Government

Contact BioGeelong

Cr Bruce Harwood
Biogeelong

Mobile: +61 409 512 544
E-mail: bharwood@geelongcity.vic.gov.au