Industry

We are positioning Queensland as a place for industry to collaborate with entrepreneurs, universities, businesses and government to turn great ideas into commercial products and jobs creation.

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. 

Regional Futures

Accelerating regional economic growth through innovation 

Accelerating Female Founders Program

Accelerating Female Founders funding is available to eligible organisations to develop and deliver new or existing business support initiatives for Queensland female founders with innovative businesses.

Agtech and Logistics Hub in Toowoomba

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

Corporate Innovation Network

Queensland has an ecosystem of innovative businesses that are using emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, autonomous systems and blockchain, and have the capabilities to work with Queensland corporates.  

Engaging Science Grants

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

Female Founders Advisory Board Program

Delivering skills and exposure to effectively engage with advisors and establish best practice governance and advisory foundations to support business growth.

Female Founders Co-Investment Fund

Female Founders Co-Investment funding is available to innovative female founded businesses undertaking a new pre-seed or seed capital raise.

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.

Partner Up Queensland Regional Science and Innovation Network

The Partner Up Queensland Regional Science and Innovation Network is a state-wide approach to increasing science and innovation engagement in regional Queensland.

Private Sector Pathways Program

The Private Sector Pathways Program aims to solve corporate challenges with solutions generated by proven innovative Queensland small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and Scaleups.

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.

Queensland Future Skills Partnership

Register your interest to learn new skills to keep up with automation and technology advances in the Queensland resources sector.

Regional Futures – Collaborative Projects

Creating collaborations across regional Queensland to solve significant innovation challenges. 

weavr. threads a community for change

An innovative Queensland management system is helping businesses walk the talk of Reconciliation.

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