UQ entrepreneurship ecosystem

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Bring your ideas to life

From helping students develop problem-solving skills and implement their ideas, to supporting startups and bringing new technologies to market — we offer support at every stage of your entrepreneurial journey.

We believe the best ideas start with you. UQ Idea Hub is a hands-on program that gives budding entrepreneurs the skills and knowledge to create a startup, along with a secure co-working space and access to advice from our Entrepreneur in Residence
UQ’s ilab is one of Australia's leading startup programs. We provide a supportive environment for entrepreneurs, funding, mentoring and continued support through the Germinate PLUS accelerator program. Applications are now OPEN!
Alongside your classroom learning, you can build practical experience through internships with startups, volunteering with non-profits, international programs, mentoring and networking events. UQ offers a wide range of programs and courses to develop the skills you need.
UQ research has resulted in many important advances. From developing a new cervical cancer vaccine, creating drought-resistant shrubs and 'green' biofuels to discovering new disease, we continue to push the boundaries of knowledge.