The Australian Red Cross Blood Service uses research to develop processes and products to ensure a sustainable, safe, secure and cost-effective supply of quality blood products for Australia.
The Research and Development team at the Blood Service conducts leading-edge research in areas including:
- engaging a sustainable pool of donors
- monitoring threats to the blood supply, and
- finding improved ways to process, store and distribute blood components.
We have over 60 research team members in dedicated, state-of-the-art facilities in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.