Entrepreneurs and startups

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

Our Advance Queensland programs and funds are listed below to help you find the support your need. 

You can also view Queensland Government and Australian Government support options. 

One Business

Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by creating pathways to participate in Queensland's innovation economy.

Queensland Connects: Cohort 3

Bringing together key innovation ecosystem leaders to solve a regional challenge or unlock a key sectoral or regional opportunity that will help connect and grow the sector or region.

Regional Futures

Accelerating regional economic growth through innovation 

Agtech and Logistics Hub in Toowoomba

Transforming Queensland’s agricultural sector by facilitating connections, collaboration, partnerships and opportunities to solve industry’s biggest challenges.

Engaging Science Grants (incorporating Queensland Citizen Science Grants)

Supports events, activities and projects including citizen science projects that increase public participation in science. 

Female Founders Program

Supporting Queensland female founders to establish and grow globally successful businesses.

Ignite Ideas Fund

Ignite Ideas funding is available to commercialise highly innovative and new products or services that are at minimum viable product stage or beyond.

Queensland Women in STEM Prize

Showcasing inspiring women working in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM), whose practice benefits Queenslanders.

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