Innovate Queensland

Supporting a strong, innovation-driven Queensland economy.

Note: We are monitoring the Commonwealth and State Departments’ public health advice and directions as they relate to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We have contingencies in place to ensure we can continue to deliver our services, workshops and events to all of our clients while adhering to any specific directions. If the need arises to implement our contingency plans we will provide updates on how we can continue to work together while also complying with any public health directives.

Innovate Queensland delivers workshops, webinars, collaboration activities and My Innovation Advisor consultation services that help innovative small to medium Queensland enterprises to develop the skills, knowledge and networks required to commercialise new products and services, develop winning business strategies and grow.

The Innovate Queensland program is delivered by Impact Innovation Group Pty Ltd under contract to the Queensland Government and supports the Government’s $755 million Advance Queensland initiative.

The Innovate Queensland skills development workshops, webinars and connection events have attracted over 5,840 attendees and given these activities an overall satisfaction rating of 96%. In post-activity surveys, over 70% of attendees reported they had taken their innovation plans further and 56% of participants had formed partnerships with other organisations through the program.

Through the My Innovation Advisor service, over 535 innovators and business leaders have been mentored and 96.16 % of feedback respondents were satisfied with the service. In post-consultation surveys, 70.58% of feedback respondents reported that they had progressed their idea following their experience with the My Innovation Advisor service. That means they’re on their way to becoming more competitive and successful!

Read some of their stories here.

 

The program aims to:

  • Increase understanding of the commercial skills required to build successful business models and growth strategies.
  • Access innovation and commercialisation support programs, networks, resources and expertise that can help reduce the time, risk and cost of commercialisation new products and services.
  • Win key customers and markets by understanding competitive environments and developing strategic commercial advantages.
  • Learn the principles of exporting and where to get help with entering interstate and international markets.
  • Find investment and grant funding sources, understand what investors and grant assessors are looking for and deliver pitches that get attention.

Now more than ever it is critical to continue supporting recovery efforts for Queensland businesses, regions, communities, and industries. Innovate Queensland is committed to maintaining a consistent program of support and resources that are accessible and free to Queensland-based businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs.


Skills Development Workshops

Learn how successful business leaders have captured commercial opportunities and addressed growth challenges.

What do you need to grow your innovative business? These interactive, Innovate Queensland workshops connect entrepreneurs and manager teams with the right people and practical know-how to translate innovative ideas into commercial outcomes that create high growth businesses and communicate their venture’s potential value.

Register for an Innovate Queensland skills workshop by clicking on our Events Calendar below:

 


Innovate Queensland Forum

Join a network of like-minded Queensland entrepreneurs and business leaders where you can share stories, collaborate and find new opportunities.

The Innovate Queensland Forum connects Queensland entrepreneurs and business leaders with each other on LinkedIn, to share articles, experiences, opinions and success stories. Locate other innovation entrepreneurs and business leaders, keep up-to-date with events and activities and have a say about the future of innovation in Queensland.

Are you connected to the right people and knowledge networks?

Join the conversation today on the Innovate Queensland Forum


Skill Development Webinars

Increase skills and understanding about how to increase the growth and profitability of your innovative enterprise.

These Innovate Queensland Skills Webinars address essential business disciplines and strategic opportunities for innovation commercialisation and enterprise growth. For entrepreneurs and business managers that are remotely located, these live and interactive online events provide a rare opportunity to engage with  innovation leaders while gaining essential commercial knowledge and skills. 

Register for the next webinar via Events Calendar or you can view past webinars here:

 


My Innovation Advisor

Get strategic business advice from a commercial expert with real experience in innovative, high growth enterprises.

The Innovate Queensland – My Innovation Advisor service offers businesses with a one hour free consultation with a commercial experts to assist the managers of innovative businesses with assessment and development of their businesses’ commercialisation and growth strategies. View our team of Advisor here: https://www.innovateqld.com/team/

Is your business model and strategy achieving you enterprise’s growth potential?

Apply for a My Innovation Advisor consultation today!

The Innovate Queensland Program is delivered by Impact Innovation Group Pty Ltd under contract to the Queensland Government.