INNOVATION CENTRE SUNSHINE COAST

The IC was established in 2002 and provides an ideal place to build a smart business.  IC start-ups and high growth companies tap into a deep entrepreneurial ecosystem and draw upon over fourteen years of IC experience in assisting over 140 members.

The IC is backed by the region’s leading University – with a $200 million turnover – and partner with Federal, State and local Government as well high-profile, globally experienced private sector supporters, mentors and sponsors.

WHERE INNOVATION LIVES

There is only one place on the Sunshine Coast where startup businesses and entrepreneurs can gain access to an inclusive eco-system of support that gives their fledgling ideas room to grow, and wings to fly

First-Class Facilities

Our 1500-square metre building is purpose-built for entrepreneurs, with flexible office space, high-speed firbre internet, VOIP capability, meeting and conference rooms and more.

Expert Mentoring & Support

It takes a village to raise a startup, which is why we surround our members with export mentors. Our experienced mentors will provide you with new perspectives and critical feedback as you move through your entrepreneurial journey.

Networking & Connections

Our community boasts the most talented and passionate local entrepreneurs. Share ideas and challenges, network with likeminded people and immerse yourself in the Sunshine Coast startup community.

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Flexible Membership Options

In the world of startups, things change fast. We don’t lock our members in to long-term leases: instead we provide a simple monthly membership model that will help streamline your accounts and growth.

Expert Mentoring & Support

Our experienced mentor panel 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 and conference rooms and more.

Quality Connections

Our community boasts the most talented and passionate local entrepreneurs. Share ideas and challenges, network with likeminded people and immerse yourself in the Sunshine Coast startup community.

Events & Meetups

Our regular events – including workshops, networking and meetups – expose local entrepreneurs Here, our members are exposed to new knowledge, services and connections. Attendance is included in your membership.

Membership Application

Membership gives your startup or company access to one of the most dynamic business communities on the Sunshine Coast.

Everything you will need to

Bring your Startup to life