Institute for Future


Research themes and enabling platforms

Our research themes are linked to societal challenges and sectors of the economy, and our enabling platforms are technologies, techniques and systems that can find solutions to these challenges.

Centres and programs

Our research centres and programs investigate areas including aerospace automation, biocommodities, groundwater systems and greenhouse gas emissions.

Humans of IFE

What are IFE researchers and staff working on, why is it important and what inspires them about their field?


Institute for Future Environments

  • Phone: 3138 9500
  • Int. phone: +61 7 3138 9500
  • Fax: +61 7 3138 4438
  • Level 6, P Block
    Gardens Point
    2 George St
    Brisbane QLD 4000
  • Postal address:
    Institute for Future Environments
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001


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