Supporting the translation of ideas into commercial outcomes for a strong, innovation-driven economy.

Innovate Queensland’s capacity building workshops, webinars, and collaboration activities are helping innovators, entrepreneurs and organisations across the state to:

  • Reduce innovation development costs
    Opening up networks and referrals to innovation experts that will cut the financial, time and effort costs of overcoming commercialisation challenges.
  • Integrate innovation into existing enterprises
    Showing you how proactive strategies boost the value of R&D and other innovation activities.
  • Reduce the time lags from idea to income
    Offering expert guidance to navigate commercialisation processes and get your product or service to market sooner.

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  • Optimise R&D capability and linkages
    Introducing you to technologies and experts that will sharpen your competitive edge.
  • Better target market needs and increase market uptake
    Exploring the right business models for managing the risks and costs around innovation and technology commercialisation.

More than 1000 people have attended Innovate Queensland training events and given them an overall satisfaction rating of 92%. In surveys, nearly 60% have reported they’ve already taken their innovation plans further. That means they’re on their way to becoming more competitive and successful. Read some of their stories here.

Pathways Workshops

If this is a new frontier for you, start with a Pathways Program workshop.

These interactive innovation and technology commercialisation courses connect small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with the right people and practical know-how to translate innovative ideas into commercial outcomes and incomes.

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GRID Group and Webinars

Join the GRID.

This online members’ forum and free webinar series connects people who are starting their innovation and commercialisation journeys with experienced practitioners, as well as opportunities to learn more from shared articles and activities.

Are you ready to Give your Research and Ideas Direction?

IQ Link Activities

IQLink activities bring together creative thinkers from diverse organisations to focus on solving specific industry problems.

They include idea-generation workshops championed by an industry association or regional agency and structured networking events.

IQLink also opens up the Queensland Innovation Portal for collating innovative ideas around a particular challenge, and Enterprise Access for collaborating with research-oriented innovators and investors.

What’s your innovation challenge?

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The Impact Innovation Group provides the corporate rigour that many of our early stage ventures require. They provide the timely, on-demand inputs that assist us to achieve our capital raising and licensing objectives.

Dr Dean Moss CEO
UniQuest Pty Limited
The Targeted Innovation Management System delivered outstanding innovations that have been simple to implement, while enhancing our bottom-line.

Ryan Clerihew NuChem Pty Ltd
The ongoing support of the Impact Innovation Group in engaging with industry across a range of robotic, motion sensor and nano technologies has greatly enhanced our commercialisation efforts.

Gary Heyden Former Director of Deakin Research Commercial
The Impact Innovation Group’s structured approach to innovation greatly assisted our grant application with Commercialisation Australia as well as the ongoing implementation of our business strategy.

Clint Ramsay Director of NeoRehab Pty Ltd
As an investor, your approach to identifying ideas to ‘bypass bottlenecks’ is a refreshing change.

Peter Riikonen Director of BioHerbicides Australia Pty Ltd
Brian was a guest speaker at one of our client events. His presentation resonated with our audience and attracted a very high satisfaction rating when we polled guests afterwards, especially for his delivery style and solid grounding in the topic of maximising the return on innovation investment.

Ross Patane Managing Partner, Crowe Horwath Australia

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