Snapshot of our Queensland ecosystem

It’s an exciting time to be innovating in Queensland, and here’s your starting point: a map of every key organisation supporting startups in our state. Keep it handy!

Map developed by Chad Renando.

A map of the Australian Innovation Ecosystem

by Chad Renando

http://your.startupstatus.co/map/

City of Logan: our vision

Innovative, dynamic city of the future

Imagine a well-planned sustainable city that has local and global reach, where resources are used responsibly and where connections between people and places are convenient. The City of Logan is a place with a rich history and diversity interwoven into the fabric of our neighbourhoods. A place where people and business are adaptable and where potential is realised.

 

CityStudio Logan

 

CityStudio Logan is an experimental and innovative lab for the City of Logan where Council staff, community and students co-create projects to make Logan more joyful, liveable and sustainable.

By launching experimental projects on the ground, local university and school students are able to learn the skills they need to succeed in today’s economy, inspire action in the community and influence government. The CityStudio Logan program will place students within Logan City Council to complete real -world projects that will have positive impacts on the City of Logan. These projects will focus on areas including sustainability and health.

 

Catapult Youth Entrepreneurship Program

 

Catapult is a Council-led partnership with the education, business and community sectors that brings together a range of programs, events and activities, and connections to build an entrepreneurial mindset and enterprise skills among young people in Logan. Read more: https://www.logan.qld.gov.au/news/article/508/logan-students-catapult-towards-future-success 

By building an entrepreneurial mindset and enterprise skills, Catapult will help: 

  • our young people become more employable 
  • define their pathways to high-value jobs 
  • unleash entrepreneurs 
  • open doors into the City of Logan’s innovation-driven economy. 

These outcomes will ultimately help strengthen our City’s long-term economic prosperity. 

 Set to launch mid to late 2020. 

 Stay tuned for more details. 

Catapult is made possible through the Advancing Regional Innovation Program funding received from Advance Queensland.

Advancing Regional Innovation Program

The Queensland Government established Advance Queensland as a flagship initiative to drive innovation in Queensland.  In doing so, the Advancing Regional Innovation Program (ARIP) was introduced. Through the program, Logan City Council has partnered with Redland City Council, Griffith University, TAFE Alexandra Hills, Community Information Services, Substation 33, Independent Social Enterprise Network and Global Community Resourcing to drive innovation in the Logan and Redland regions.

The collaboration seeks to harness innovation and unlock business potential, strengthening existing industries and preparing regional Queenslanders for jobs of the future.

ARIP aims to create a regional culture of innovation and entrepreneurship through coordinated innovation activities, provision of places and spaces, leadership, connectivity, education pathways, collaboration and connections. The goal of the program is to increase innovation across the region, facilitate the development of an innovation ecosystem, deepen the knowledge economy and improve productivity, employment and jobs growth in the region.

Visit Advance Queensland website


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