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. 

Female Founders Co-Investment Fund

Supporting innovative women-led startups preparing for a new early-stage capital raise.

Regional Enablers Program

Amplifying local opportunities for Innovation Driven Enterprises to accelerate growth in regions, and activate a more connected network of regional innovation organisations.

Regional Futures – Collaborative Projects

Creating collaborations across regional Queensland and using innovation to solve challenges.

Ignite Spark Program

Supporting Queensland innovation driven enterprises to progress the development of an innovative product or service closer to market.

Industry Research Projects

Supporting opportunities for researchers and industry to translate research outcomes into commercialisation opportunities for innovative services and products.

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.

Regional Futures

Accelerating regional economic growth through innovation

Accelerating Female Founders Program

Funding organisations to develop and deliver business support initiatives for innovative female founders.

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 immersive realities, 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.

Private Sector Pathways Program

Creating commercial opportunities for innovative Queensland businesses by opening up corporate challenges and co-funding pilots.

Queensland Connects

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.

Queensland Innovation Precincts and Places Fund

The $4 million Strategic Initiatives Program is part of the $15 million Queensland Innovation Precincts and Places (QIPP) Fund. Funding is available to eligible organisations to support coordination and collaboration in the innovation economy and accelerate the development of innovation places.

Queensland Innovation Precincts and Places Fund - Innovation Place Leaders Network

Queensland’s innovation places leaders will work together to develop a framework and tools to deliver and embed a sustainable Innovation Place Leaders Network 

Queensland Innovation Precincts and Places Fund Regional Precincts and Places Infrastructure and Technology Program

Supporting regional innovation precincts and places to increase their capability to support long term economic growth and jobs for Queensland through smart infrastructure and technology upgrades 

Queensland Women in STEM Prize

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

weavr. threads a community for change

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

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