Welcome to the Innovation Centre

Where innovation lives and entrepreneurs thrive

The Innovation Centre opened in 2002 and provides an ideal place for entrepreneurs and start ups to grow their business sustainably. Innovation Centre member businesses and companies benefit from a supportive entrepreneurial ecosystem and draw upon over 14 years experience.

The Centre is backed by the University of the Sunshine Coast with a $200 million turnover and more than 15,000 students. The Queensland Government's Advance Queensland team partners with the Innovation Centre along with high-profile, experienced private sector supporters from around the globe and more than 40 business mentors and sponsors from a diverse range of fields.

34
Million
In capital
195
Startups
Companies
846
Jobs
Created
217
Events
Held

First-Class Business Facilities

With flexible office space, 300MBts high speed internet, meeting rooms and more our space is built for entrepreneurs ready to grow and succeed.

Expert Mentoring & Support

We surround our members with great facilities, support and expert mentors as you move through your entrepreneurial journey. Our experienced and flexible mentors and regular events provide new perspectives and critical feedback.

Networking & Connections

The Innovation Centre's community is home to talented and passionate local entrepreneurs with a culture of willingness to share their experiences, challenges and connections and assist your business in reaching its best potential.

What the Innovation Centre has to offer your business! 

Where innovation lives and entrepreneurs thrive

FLEXIBLE MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS

In the world of entrepreneurship, things change fast and flexibility is essential for established businesses and start ups. We're agile and provide a simple monthly membership to support your growth with no long-term, lock in contracts.

EXPERT MENTORING & SUPPORT

More than 30 experienced business mentors will provide you with new perspectives, critical feedback and access to valuable connections as you move through your entrepreneurial journey.

FIRST-CLASS FACILITIES

Our facilities include professional office spaces, high-speed fibre internet, VOIP capability, kitchen facilities, shared meeting rooms and more.

QUALITY CONNECTIONS

Our community is packed with talented and passionate local entrepreneurs. Share ideas and challenges, network with likeminded people and immerse yourself in the Sunshine Coast start up and business community.

EVENTS

Our regular events provide local entrepreneurs to new knowledge, services and connections. No cost attendance is included in Innovation Centre membership for a diverse range of workshops, presentations, networking and meetups.

MEMBERSHIP

Membership gives your business access to one of the most thriving entrepreneurial communities on the Sunshine Coast. Join now for access to a range of growth and support opportunities and top notch facilities.

Until next Innovation Centre event

UPCOMING

EVENTS

Sponsorship Announcement networking event

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Create your business model canvas in our strategy workshop

October 11 @ 10:00 to 12:00 pm

Oh, it happened again – risk management 101

October 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

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