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We are boosting our entrepreneurial culture by improving access to finance, new business opportunities, and management support for startups and small to medium enterprises.

We are positioning Queensland as a place for industry to collaborate with entrepreneurs, universities, businesses and government to turn great ideas into commercial products and jobs creation.

We are helping make Queensland an investment destination for businesses by building a collaborative environment between research bodies and industry.

We are providing opportunities for small businesses to collaborate and build on their innovation and ideas, to help them grow and improve products and services, and compete in a global market.

We are reinvigorating science, research and innovation to help create the knowledge-based jobs of the future.

Innovation Stories

BeneTerra — greener technology to dry landfill runoffWhen research and development bites into the cash flow and you are almost there, a government grant can help you power on.

Aurtra — solving an old transformer problemElectricity distributors worldwide are spending millions to replace transformers that could still have a lot of life left in them.These

Hot DesQ Round 2 Cohort If you haven’t already heard, the Hot DesQ program provides founders from other states or countries with up to $100,000 in equity-free funding

Behaviour Innovation is a Brisbane startup focused on behaviour change. They are a young team of psychological and behavioural scientists specialising in changing behaviour

Mark Paddenburg, CEO of the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast, on the importance of connections, hosting Hot DesQ artificial intelligence recruitment company Wazlo and the future

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