Small business

We are providing opportunities for small businesses to collaborate and build on their innovation and ideas, to help them grow and improve products and services, and compete in a global market.

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. 

Mentoring for Growth

Providing access to business experts to support businesses in achieving their growth and innovation vision.

Indigenous Native Food Program

Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses and innovators to develop and commercialise native food products.

One Business

Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by creating pathways to participate in Queensland's innovation economy.

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.

Regional Futures

Accelerating regional economic growth through innovation 

Agtech and Logistics Hub in Toowoomba

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

Deadly Digits

Helping Queensland’s Indigenous business sector get ahead, grow and be successful with tailored accounting software and support resources.

Engaging Science Grants (incorporating Queensland Citizen Science Grants)

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

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.

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