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Why Advance Queensland

Advance Queensland is making Queensland a place where entrepreneurs, industry, universities and government collaborate to turn great ideas into commercial products and businesses that create jobs.

Funding of $420 million over four years is supporting programs that drive innovation, build on our natural advantages, and help raise our profile as an attractive investments destination.

The Advance Queensland initiative is:

  • reinvigorating science and innovation to create the knowledge-based jobs of the future which will attract and retain world-class scientific and entrepreneurial talent
  • building an environment where collaboration between industry and research bodies successfully translates ideas and research into commercial outcomes, making Queensland a destination of choice for businesses looking to partner with industry savvy researchers
  • boosting our entrepreneurial culture by improving access to finance, new business opportunities, and management support for startups and small to medium enterprises.

A panel of renowned experts from business, industry, academia and research backgrounds will guide the implementation.

Meet the Advance Queensland Expert Panel.

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Last updated
22 June, 2017

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