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.
Encourages innovation across Queensland and supports local economies to create jobs for regional Queenslanders.
The Advance QueenslandAgtech and Logistics Hub will transform agriculture through facilitated connections, collaboration, partnerships and opportunities to solve industry’s biggest challenges.
A startup growth and financial education program for founders of early-stage, high growth companies in Queensland.
Supports events, activities and projects including citizen science projects that increase public participation in science.
A mentoring program created in Silicon Valley to better equip female founders to fundraise and excel in the international entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Supporting Female Founders in regional and outback Queensland.
Helping to maximise the number of inspirational women involved in Queensland’s innovation ecosystem.
Ignite Ideas funding is available to commercialise highly innovative and new products or services that are at minimum viable product stage or beyond.
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.
Showcasing inspiring women working in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM), whose practice benefits Queenslanders.
Accelerating regional economic growth through innovation
Supporting regionally based startup hubs and groups in Queensland to build their capability to deliver programs and activities to attract, inspire and build the knowledge and skills of local innovators.