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.
Ignite your Innovation into business success!
Supporting Queensland’s innovative, high-growth potential startups and scaleups to grow and succeed.
Supporting Queensland innovation driven enterprises to progress the development of an innovative product or service closer to market.
Ignite Ideas funding is available to commercialise highly innovative and new products or services that are at minimum viable product stage or beyond.
Accelerating regional economic growth through innovation
Accelerating Female Founders funding is available to eligible organisations to develop and deliver new or existing business support initiatives to Queensland female founders with innovative businesses.
Transforming Queensland’s agricultural sector by facilitating connections, collaboration, partnerships and opportunities to solve industry’s biggest challenges.
Supporting Queensland's female founders to grow and scale their Queensland innovation businesses.
Supports events, activities and projects including citizen science projects that increase public participation in science.
Delivering skills and exposure to effectively engage with advisors and establish best practice governance and advisory foundations to support business growth.
The Partner Up Queensland Regional Science and Innovation Network is a state-wide approach to increasing science and innovation engagement in regional Queensland.
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.
Creating collaborations across regional Queensland and using innovation to solve challenges.