Australia is the world’s sixth-largest country by surface area. Rich in natural resources, and driven by a strong and dynamic economy, the country, led by Prime Minister Scott John Morrison, does not yet have a bioeconomy strategy. However, it is well prepared to become a protagonist in the development of this sector at a global level.  This is mainly thanks to the initiative taken by the state of Queensland, where, in 2016, the Queensland Biofutures, 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan was presented, with the goal of creating the bioindustry of the future. “Our vision is for a $1 billion sustainable and export-oriented industrial biotechnology and bioproducts sector attracting significant international investment, and creating regional, high-value and knowledge-intensive j...