2012 Finalist in a community development Award - Tropical Innovation Awards 2012

2014 Founders Troy Haines & Damian Zammit announced as Innovation Champions for their work in building the startup & innovation ecosystem in FNQ

2014 Founders Troy Haines & Damian Zammit entered into the State Governments DSITI Innovation Champion Wall of Fame

2014 theSPACE’s clients Norweld Australia win “Turn Around Award” at the TNQ20 Awards

2015 theSPACE win SEGRA Challenge 2015 for Building Startup & Innovation Ecosystems through regional Australia

2016 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visits theSPACE and announces $10 million in funding for the Cairns Innovation Centre on the JCU campus

2016 Founder Troy Haines has his first journal article published by Technology Innovation Management Review

2016 theSPACE’s clients Catch’n’Release and Angle Alarm receive $100,000 each in funding through the Ignite Ideas Program

2016 Founder Troy Haines guest author in Federal Government 2016 Innovation Report

2016 Emerging Entrepreneurs wins Regional Education Innovation Award

2016 theSPACE Cairns host Australia’s first Innovation Weekend