Startups in Parliament

Startups in Parliament

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Startup's in Parliament - Advance Queensland Strategy

The announcement of the Queensland Government's Advance Queensland strategy (Advance Queensland was announced last week. A $180 million investment in innovation, skills, education, business development and startups to diversify the Queensland economy and deliver knowledge-based jobs now and into the future) confirm's that our state government sees the state’s startup sector as vital to productivity and competition, and has expressed a desire to be more collaborative with industry leaders. Troy Haines of theSPACE had to opportunity to address the QLD parliament in Brisbane in early June where Leeanne Enoch, Minister for Science and Innovation (pictured), was part of Startups in Parliament 2015, a gathering of  startup and government leaders at Queensland’s Parliamentary Annexe last Wednesday. She told the group the state’s productivity and competitiveness were “under immense pressure as our traditional industries contract,” and startups were part of the solution. "We need to make sure that our young people – the knowledge workers of the future – aspire to be at the forefront of the transformative changes being led by our startup entrepreneurs".

The recently launched Emerging Entrepreneurs Program (another first for Cairns) was met with great excitement. The program is currently running as a pilot with 9 amazing students from 5 schools (+ 1 home school student) across the region. Our 10 week program will teach students how to create a job doing something they love, as opposed to looking for one. We are thrilled to be sharing with such an amazing group of game changers.

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The Team @ theSPACE theSPACE - Turning Ideas Into Reality

Connecting the dot connectors!

Connecting the dot connectors!

Wed, March 29th, 2017 - 00:00am
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Wed, March 29th, 2017 - 11:59am

Myriad 2017 marks a powerful step towards building a collaborative global community for startups and professionals across Regional Queensland

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Connect Expo 2017

Connect Expo 2017

Wed, March 29th, 2017 - 00:00am
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Thu, March 30th, 2017 - 00:00am

Australias fastest growing business technology event. Commited to showcasing your products, solutions and innovations and ensuring they are promoted to the right customers in the most powerful way.

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International Trade Workshop

International Trade Workshop

Tue, April 4th, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Tue, April 4th, 2017 - 13:00pm

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