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QUT Foundry Showcase Event

Come along to the foundry’s Pitch ‘n Party: an evening of celebration, connection and competition! Program teaser: Raw Ideas Raw Ideas is a competition for fresh ideas from members of the QUT community to be pitched for prizes including $500 and incubation. If you’ve got a new idea…

Join the Design jam

For the first time, the World Hospital Congress, being held this year in Brisbane, will feature a one-day Design Jam. Design jam brings a diversity of people together (students, researchers and problem solvers from across and beyond health) to co-design and pitch solutions to improve health and care. We invite you…

Pitch your idea to an audience of global business leaders and influencers

Perfect your pitch and apply to PItch@Palace by September 30 for your chance to pitch your business idea, connect with CEOs, influencers, angels, mentors and potential business partners. Visit www.pitchatpalaceaustralia.com. You can enter with a startup business or social enterprise – even of it’s an idea on paper, MPV or prototype. The pitching competition starts November…

Practice your pitch

Being able to pitch an idea is a valuable skill – whether in entrepreneurship or in your every day personal life. There are a number of upcoming opportunities for you to develop and pitch ideas and significant prizes, support, and/or promotion available. These include: PItch@Palace Australia StartCon’s Pitch for $1million…

Interactive Industry and Innovation Maps

The Department of Industry, Innovation & Science has developed two nifty interactive maps which enable you to find industry and innovation data for Australian regions. The Innovation Map gives you an insight into innovation and business activities across Australia (Research and Development expenditure and new business creation, for…

QUT Hosts First Intergenerational Challenge, Harnessing Diversity for Problem-Solving

This week QUT hosted InCahoots: Australia’s first intergenerational innovation challenge, harnessing cross-generational thinking to solve significant real world challenges. The pilot event, co-created by QUT foundry & QUT IFE, catalysed cross-generational (and cross-sector) collaboration. Participants let their passion for solving a particular problem, rather than their age or…

Win a place at Virgin StartUp StepUp in London

Are you a QUT Business School alumnus? Do you want to work with the Virgin empire? QUT Business School has proudly partnered with QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) and Virgin StartUp to offer one talented QUT Business School alumnus a place in Virgin Startup’s ‘StepUp’ mini accelerator in London.…

Koficon – where people and ideas connect

KofiCon brings together QUT higher degree students, doctoral graduates and researchers from all disciplines. It’s an opportunity to share ideas, connect and collaborate in a relaxed setting. Free, and all welcome. Event details: May 10, 10am on “The Terrace”, Level 5, R Block (Library) QUT Kelvin Grove…