ARIP recipients

Program Period Project Sector Round
Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
Ignite FNQ

Ignite Far North Queensland Limited

Connect and empower diverse FNQ communities by fostering innovation to build social, economic and environmental prosperity. Enable a regionally-connected network of innovation by providing the tools, support services and training to build capacity and capability for fostering success in growing jobs through start-ups and existing businesses.

http://ignitefnq.org/

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Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
iNQ

Innovation NQ Inc.

North Queensland's premier "Innovation Centre" - fosters collaboration amongst a community of like-minded, passionate people with the aim of becoming the driving force behind the growth and success of North Queensland's startup ecosystem.

https://i-nq.com.au/

Investing in Queensland 1
Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
I-TAP NQ

GHD Pty Ltd

Led by industry and government departments and delivered by GhD, the Innovation & Technology Adoption Program (I-TAP NQ) aims to cultivate new opportunities for young people and entrepreneurs to contribute to the region's economic and social development. ARIP funding is supporting I-TAP NQ to launch Smart Seeds in North Queensland, a global innovation program for young talent to inspire innovation in infrastructure. Grassroots innovators and entrepreneurs will also have the opportunity to connect with industry on local challenges through I-TAP NQ.

www.ghd.com

Investing in Queensland 1
Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
Building and Bridging Our Region's New Economy

Central Highlands Development Corporation Limited (CHDC)

ARIP funding is driving innovation-led economic growth and job creation for Central Queensland through a three-year project that aims to connect and support startups and small business entrepreneurs in regional communities.

https://chdc.com.au/

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Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
Regional Economic Development Advisory Committee

Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Council's Inc.

ARIP funding is supporting the WBBROC ten-year strategic vision to develop Wide Bay Burnett into an attractive, affordable and progressive region to live, work and invest.

https://wbbroc.org.au/

Investing in Queensland 1
Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
Sunshine Coast Regional Innovation Program (SCRIPT)

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Sunshine Coast Council, Noosa Council and Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast, along with their project partners were awarded ARIP funding to assist with the development of innovation and entrepreneurial activities across the Sunshine Coast region.

http://www.rdasunshinecoast.org.au/

Investing in Queensland 1
Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
Visit Moreton Bay Region

Moreton Bay Regional Industry and Tourism Limited (MBRIT)

MBRIT has been assigned as the lead organisation for the Moreton Bay Region under the ARIP program. They are conducting an audit of the region to understand the current innovation ecosystem and the strategic opportunities for innovation growth. MBRIT works collaboratively to provide leadership in preparing for and delivering a dynamic path of growth and prosperity for the Moreton Bay Region.

http://www.mbrit.com.au/

Investing in Queensland 1
Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
GCHub

Gold Coast Hub Ltd

GCHub works with companies, funders, communities, government, and anyone who is interested in innovation to create a collaborative community. It provides education, commercialisation and investment services and support for the Gold Coast's present and future business leaders, helping them to connect, commercialise and grow innovative companies.

http://www.gchub.com.au/

Investing in Queensland 1
Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
Ipswich Smart City

Ipswich city Council

ARIP funding aims to boost job growth in the Ipswich and West Moreton region with a two-pronged approach of targeting student entrepreneurs and fostering stronger engagement between startups and local industries. With a collection of collaborative partners from the government, education and business sectors, this project offers a wide variety of experience and networks to help this rapidly growing region ride the innovation wave.

https://www.ipswichsmartcity.com.au/

Investing in Queensland 1
Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
Toowoomba Regional Council and Western Councils

Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise Pty Ltd

Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise is working in conjunction with the Western Down Regional Council to target local communities across the region with grass-roots activities that will include town hall-style events and hackathons.

https://www.tsbe.com.au/

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Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
Remote Area Planning and Development Board (RAPAD)

Central Western Queensland Remote Area Planning and Development Board

RAPAD region comprises the seven local government areas of Central West Queensland. It is engaged in the administration and delivery of a range of programs and project areas in order to ensure a responsive and proactive approach to the opportunities and challenges facing the region, local governments and communities they represent.

https://www.rapad.com.au/

Investing in Queensland 1
Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
Greater Whitsunday Alliance GW3

Greater Whitsunday Alliance Limited

Appointed lead applicant for the MIW Region for the ARIP program, with an anticipation that business and industry in the region will finance the organisation long term once tangible benefits are realised.

http://www.whitsundayregion.org.au

Investing in Queensland 1
Advancing Regional Innovation Program 2017
Smart Cities and Digital Connectivity

Redland City Council

Redlands City Council and Griffith University will coordinate the program to foster business growth and establish innovation hubs. Establishing innovation spaces across the region will bring together students, community and industry partners and provide local startups with resources, networks and mentors.

https://www.redland.qld.gov.au/

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