Our mission is to accelerate and strengthen innovation throughout Queensland research and business through broad-based and effective application of high-performance computing, large-scale data management and regional, national, and international collaboration.

Our People

We have a skilled team of eResearch Analysts and experts in bioinformatics, biostatistics and biodata to help you with your research.

For researchers

Whether you need answers to data storage, computing, collaboration, project management, or software problems, we can help.

For industry

Drawing on our network of state and national collaborations, we bring together expertise from research and industry sectors to solve real world problems.


Polaris Data Centre

QRIScloud to undergo major upgrade during holiday season

QCIF will be hard at work over the holiday season replacing ageing QRIScloud data storage hardware with the latest technology.

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National sensitive data platform to be set up for secure research collaboration

A Monash-led consortium including QCIF has secured federal funding to create a national platform to ensure sensitive data remains both secure and FAIR.

Professor Ian Smith

Ian Smith becomes QCIF’s chairperson

Professor Ian Smith has replaced David Gray as QCIF’s chairperson.