Funding / Investment

We offer valuable advice and resources to help Queensland innovators, entrepreneurs and organisations to access funding and investment.

Business Development Fund

A fund for Queensland businesses commercialising ground-breaking research or innovations supported by early stage co-investment funding opportunities.

Industry Attraction Fund

A fund for companies with contestable projects and operations which can be established, relocated, reinvested and/or expanded in Queensland.

IndustryTech Fund

A fund providing financial incentives to larger scale co-funded projects to accelerate the development and deployment of significant and highly collaborative industry-based platform technology projects.

Women's Research Assistance Program (WRAP)

A grant for female scientists within Queensland-based research organisations to maintain their research when on maternity or adoption leave.

Business Grants and Assistance Finder

Quickly identify government grants, assistance and support for your business through the Queensland Government Grants Finder.

Business Growth Fund

A targeted grant for small and medium businesses who have high-growth and employment aspirations to help them purchase and implement specialised equipment or services so they can grow.

Engaging Science Grants

A grant for scientists, researchers, science communicators, journalists, teachers, organisations and community groups to increase the reach and impact of science in Queensland.

Hot DesQ

A fund for international and interstate entrepreneurs to relocate their ideas and business ventures to Queensland.

Ignite Ideas Fund

A grant for Queensland start-ups and small to medium businesses who are commercialising innovative products, processes and services so they can grow and compete in a global market and create new jobs.

Industry Research Fellowships

A fund for PhD qualified researchers undertaking original research that will benefit Queensland.

Investing in Queensland

Queensland's low operating costs, highly skilled workforce and strategic Asia-Pacific location create an attractive investment destination.

Natural Disaster Recovery Grants

Grants are available to assist your small business pay for costs arising out of direct damage caused by Servery Tropical Cyclone Debbie and associated rainfall and flooding.

PhD Scholarships

A program supporting scholars to gain a research PhD degree to lay the foundation for a future research career.

Queensland Citizen Science Grants

A grant for scientists, organisations and community groups to conduct citizen science projects tackling important issues in Queensland.

Regional Angel Investors Support Program

A program providing an avenue for seed funding for startups in regional hubs to commercialise innovative products, processes or services.

Regional Startup Hubs Support Program

A fund for regionally-based startup hubs and groups in Queensland to deliver programs and activities to attract, inspire and build the knowledge and skills of local innovators

Small Business Digital Grants Program

A grant for small businesses to access digital technologies and services that help them work smarter, engage with the global economy and make the most of online business opportunities arising from digital disruption.

Small Business Entrepreneur Grants

Helping newly started businesses to access professional advice and support up to $5,000 in matched funding.

Small Business Innovation Research

A fund for Queensland innovators to research, develop and test new, commercially viable solutions to complex Queensland Government challenges.

Office of the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur

The Queensland Chief Entrepreneur role is an Australian first in building and promoting entrepreneurship and investment in Queensland.

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