The $4 million Strategic Initiatives Program is part of the $15 million Queensland Innovation Precincts and Places (QIPP) Fund.
Funding is available to eligible organisations to support coordination and collaboration in the innovation economy and accelerate the development of innovation places.
The first $4 million stream of the fund - Strategic Initiatives Program is now open and will deliver grants of up to $300,000 to existing Queensland innovation precincts and places.
Stream 2 provides $1 million for the Innovation Place Leaders Network and engaging with targeted stakeholders directly. This will develop and strengthen linkages and collaborations within and between innovation places and the innovation ecosystem.
Stream 3 is the Regional Precincts and Places Infrastructure and Technology program. It is a $10 million program that will provide grants of up to $1 million for smart infrastructure, technology and upgrades that support future industry focused collaborative projects.
Streams 2 and 3 of the Fund will both open later this year.
The objectives of the $4 million Strategic Initiatives Program are to:
position Queensland innovation precincts and places to reach their full potential for attracting investment and creating high value jobs
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