Grants Recipients

Advance Queensland delivers a range of programs and activities including grants, partnerships, competitions, procurement, events and sponsorships. Discover our published list of recipients of Advance Queensland grant programs. Due to privacy or commercial-in-confidence reasons, details of some recipients are excluded.

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Program Period Project Location Sector Amount Round
Ignite Ideas 2017
Clinical Trial to Validate Proof of Concept of a Medical Device to Treat Amblyopia

Amblyoptica (Holding) Pty Ltd

Imagine not being able to engage in activities where depth perception is essential. This is the fate of 3-5% of people who develop amblyopia (Lazy Eye) as a child. Children can be treated with conventional "patching" of the good eye, but ~60% carry amblyopia into adult life Amblyoptica has developed a medical device to treat amblyopia in children and adults. The funding will help conduct critical clinical trial to facilitate the ongoing development and commercialisation of this device.

Toowoomba Healthcare and Biotechnology 100,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Virtual Reality Platform

Assured IT

Commercialise a next generation Virtual Reality platform. This platform produces to cues for the entire motion sensory system and delivers a truly immersive and believable experience.

Morningside Arts, recreation, sports 245,500 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Remote Active Renewable Off-Grid Power System

Aussie Batteries and Solar

The Giant Power product is a simple, robust and transportable off-grid power module, providing a reliable clean-energy solution to remote off-grid communities. The product includes an exclusive, globally-deployable active energy management system. The unique product is able to service communities and markets that were previously geographically impossible

Warana Energy and clean tech 250,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Carp' Crabs to Tiger Tables

Stanke Group Pty Ltd

The Ignite Ideas Fund will assist to establish export markets for the highly prized Gulf of Carpentaria Mud Crabs.

Mount Isa Agriculture 96,959.39999999999418 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Jetbidders Project


Jetbidders is a unique technology platform allowing for charter flight quote requests to be automatically converted into "mini-tenders". Suppliers get full access to charter requests while clients get easy access to a full pool of airlines in a given region. This drives competition and value to customers while providing all suppliers with equal opportunity to win each piece of work.

Brisbane City Freight and Logistics 74,340 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Invertebrate marine collagen biomaterial for the regenerative medicine market

Bio Consultancy Pty Ltd

Bio Consultancy Pty Ltd is a biotechnology company located in Brisbane, specialising in natural marine collagen biomaterial for regenerative medicine. There has been a decline is the use of bovine and porcine collagen for human clinical use due to risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy. Bio Consultancy has developed a novel marine collagen biomaterial as an alternative disease-free biomaterial for regenerative medicine.
Sherwood Healthcare and Biotechnology 100,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Development of a wearable patient controller for pulsatile operation of a rotary total artificial heart in women and children


The BiVACOR total artificial heart is a novel and revolutionary cardiac replacement device aiming to help the growing population with heart failure who are ineligible to receive a donor heart, including women and children. This project aims to refine a reliable wearable patient controller to operate the device to produce a physiologic outflow waveform for prolonged duration up to 10 years without failure.

Wilston Healthcare and Biotechnology 250,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
R4 Hardware Hub and Enhanced Encryption

Black Surveillance

VBRT Industries (VBRT) is a startup R&D business specialising in advanced microelectronics. Its world-leading team develops electronics solutions for specialist markets. VBRT will design and manufacture products in Queensland, getting them to market through established networks in UK/Europe, North America and Oceania. Its initial product addresses current gaps in these markets. Modular hardware and software designs will enable expansion options to further meet emerging opportunities.

Clear Mountain IT & Enterprise software 80,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Field Testing & Marketing of a High Precision GPS Detector

Blast Movement Technologies Pty Ltd

BMT is at the forefront of the blast movement industry. In order to maintain its position as a pioneer within the blast technology market, BMT is continually undergoing R&D activities in order to streamline and improve its technology products. One such improvement is the incorporation of high precision GPS software into the detector used to locate the blast movement monitoring sensors. This will dramatically increase the rate at which information can be transferred to downstream stakeholders.

Seventeen Mile Rocks Natural Resources 100,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017


Ditterich Agriculture is developing a fully automated agricultural commodity analysis, storage, logistics and trading platform which will help commodity growers increase their margins by reducing their reliance on a middle man. BlockGrain creates exceptional value for growers via our storage and blending system. Our platform is also connecting buyers from all over the world to growers all over Australia, in safe environment to increase market access and exponentially increase exports.

Burleigh Heads Agriculture 95,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Patented Blue Precision Locator System

Blue Electronics Pty Ltd

Blue Electronics' Precision Locator System allows users to easily determine the position of any bore hole or fence post to an accuracy of +/- 2.5 cm, and guides their machine to the precise position. It can also mark out routes for trench lines or grading tracks. Users simply select the start, finish, grade or number of holes, and press go, the user is then guided to the next hole or grade line. Funding will be used to complete development, undertake feasibility trials and test our target market.

Massie GIS/Geospatial 100,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Squirrel Biz - Developing a B2B proposition for Squirrel App customers

Blue Squirrel Financial Services Pty Ltd

The Squirrel Biz project is about leveraging Squirrel's unique knowledge about consumers purchasing intent and building a B2B service. The Squirrel App has a repository of inspirational ideas that people can turn into bucket lists and connect with their bank savings accounts to track progress.

Bardon Finance 100,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017


InBoundio is the world's simplest inbound marketing software targeted towards individuals and small businesses looking to organize their internet marketing efforts as well as marketing or design agencies looking to offer an easy to use white label / reseller service to their clients. InBoundio provides an easy way to accomplish basic online marketing activities (social media posting, landing pages, lead generation, CRM, email marketing) without being over complicated or overpriced.

Brisbane City IT & Enterprise software 97,900 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Cavewire - Driving brick and mortar retail sales


Cavewire is an innovative modular software solution that connects manufacturers, retailers and customers online via the cloud. The software virtualises inventory, breaking down local barriers and driving sales for manufacturers and retail outlets. This invaluable sales tool also provides enterprise management features to automate operations, saving costs, time and resources.

Burleigh Heads E-commerce 240,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Queensland Grown Aged Green Tea - No Pain - First cup - 15 minutes


Cellarouge is developing a patented world-first Modified Polyphenol Technology for plant extraction, resulting in improved bioavailability and potency.

Jollys Lookout Healthcare and Biotechnology 99,500 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Development of a UV disinfection device to be used in the medical industry

Cleantech UV

Cleantech UV International, a Gold Coast based company, has developed a scientifically tested and proven process that is able to tackle dangerous known pathogens that exist on hospital and healthcare mattresses, without the use of chemicals. The process uses remUVe - a mattress disinfection device that has acquired TGA ( Therapeutic Goods Administration) approval as a Grade 1 Medical device.

Gold Coast Healthcare and Biotechnology 85,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
The CobaltSPIRAL System

Cobalt Extreme Pty Ltd

The funding will assist field trials of the CobaltSPIRAL system, a novel system for preventing the premature failure of key water extraction components utilised in Coal Seam Gas (CSG) mining operations. The system prevents the wear that otherwise results from contact between high RPM pumping rods and the dewatering tubes in which they rotate. The system also incorporates a patented advanced warning system which alerts operators at a well head to potentially damaging wear within the down-hole, before it occurs.

East Brisbane Energy and clean tech 100,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Cyclevision Advanced Concept Bicycle Helmets

Cyclevision Pty Ltd

The Ignite Ideas Fund helps to refine and commercialise Cyclevision bicycle helmets with integrated forward and rear facing cameras. Both cameras record simultaneously HD vision in a 320 degree ark all events that unfold from 'in front of' and 'from behind' the cyclist. The rear helmet camera is Wi-Fi active and can be paired to the riders smartphone via a dedicated App so the rider can view in 'real-time' all events and happenings that unfold from behind the rider, allowing the cyclist time to take emergency action to avoid a collision

Cairns Social Enterprise 100,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Development and export of innovative, functional ice cream products

Darling Downs Ice Cream Company

The project will help Darling Downs Ice Cream Company (DDICC) positioning the business to capture future business growth opportunities in supplying innovative ice-cream products into both domestic and international functional food markets. DDICC's research and development team have undertaken extensive developmental work on how to include functional ingredients into ice-cream products, as well as developing innovative techniques for prolonging the shelf-life of an innovative, functional, ice-cream product.

Toowoomba West Food Technology 100,000 2
Ignite Ideas 2017
Sports Performance Analyser

DesignWorks Groups Pty Ltd

Sports Performance Analyser is a wearable microsystems sports technology designed to capture quantitative data. It uses various sensor technologies to record data and custom-designed application software to convert the data for analysis.

West End Arts, recreation, sports 99,500 2

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