With the Innovation portfolio, Kate Jones will join a four-person economic team of senior Ministers tasked with driving jobs growth across the state.
The Queensland Government has announced the release of the Drones Strategy Consultation Paper, generating public input to help grow the drone industry.
The Queensland Government has announced the opening of the first round of applications for its Commercialisation Partnership Program [CPP]. The program will provide researchers and entrepreneurs access to expertise and investment opportunities in China.
One of the world’s most reputable universities, Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] has announced it will bring its Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to Queensland. As part of a government-led partnership with MIT, next year a week-long intensive bootcamp for entrepreneurs will run at Queensland University of Technology [QUT].
A few days after announcing he will be stepping down from Blue Sky Alternative Investments, Mark Sowerby has been appointed to the role of Queensland’s first Chief Entrepreneur by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.
The Brisbane software startup RedEye has been awarded $250,000 of the Advance Queensland Ignite Ideas Fund to help accelerate the launch of a new workforce mobility solution, RedEyeWFM.
The Queensland Government has announced it is ramping up funding for its Advance Queensland innovation and jobs plan from $180 million to $405 million in today’s budget, “accelerating” the initiative and turning it into a “whole-of-government innovation agenda.”
The Queensland Government has made a number of announcements at the Advance Queensland Summit today, allocating funding for an innovation precinct in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley and HotDeskQ, a program looking to draw interstate and international startups to Queensland.