Innovation resources

Having the right resources to innovate is vital to connecting your idea with the right people or places. Here are some of the resources worth knowing about:

Business resources

  • Source IP – an online tool by IP Australia that connects businesses with Australian public sector research groups.
  • Connecting Australian-European Science and Innovation Excellence (CAESIE) - supports science and technology between small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and researchers in Europe and Australia.
  • Small and Medium Enterprise Connect (CSIRO) - assists Australian SMEs access research and development to address technical issues and enable growth.
  • Data 61 (CSIRO) - CSIRO’s Data61 is Australia’s leading data science research and engineering group with trusted advisers to government, business and academia. Work with them to navigate disruption and innovate for the future.
  • Linkage Projects (Australian Research Council) - provides funding for R&D projects between higher education researchers within the national innovation system.
  • Industrial Transformation Research Program (Australian Research Council) - funds university researchers and industries to gain a viable edge for products, processes and services.
  • National Measurement Institute - provides advice, support and services relating to physical, chemical, biological and legal measurement.
  • National Science and Innovation Agenda - encourages your business to embrace risk, entrepreneurship and innovate in every field.
  • Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast – provides start-ups and high growth companies with a network of entrepreneurs and resources for more than 160 members.

Innovation grants and assistance

There are a number of grants and assistance packages to help make your business more innovative:

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