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Small Business Innovation Research - Information Exchange day

Advance Queensland

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 from 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm (AEST)

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SBIR - Information Exchange day 19h 6m Free  

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The Small Business Innovation Research Program


The Advance Queensland Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) is an innovative procurement program which aims to solve ‘unsolvable’ government challenges, by supporting innovators to research, develop and test their solutions to these challenges. The SBIR is being delivered by the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation (DSITI). 


About the Event 


The Information Exchange day is an opportunity for you, the innovators, to hear direct from the agencies whom will present their challenges and participate in a question and answers session to enable you to submit the best possible application.

Please note: Agencies presenting their challenges (4 in total) will do so concurrently.


For more information on each of the agencies' challenges, please follow the links below:


The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries:

Electronic, automated monitoring of commercial fishing operations in Queensland


The Department of Natural Resources and Mines:

Real-time, personal monitoring of dust at Queensland underground coal mines


The Department of Education and Training:

Supporting learning for students with disability in rural and remote locations


The Department of Housing and Public Works:

Affordable and accessible point of entry to public housing





The event will run as follows;


2.00pm - Arrival and registration

2.30pm - Welcome

2.40pm - Introducing Advance Queensland and SBIR

3.00pm - Agency challenge presentations

3.20pm - Agency Question & Answer session

4.00pm - Light refreshments




The event will be hosted at The Precinct, located in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley. This venue brings together Queensland startups, incubators, investors and mentors under the one roof.

The Precinct is an innovation hub for all of Queensland. It has digital and physical links to regional innovation centres and accelerators to create a network of innovators across the state.


Please note: If you are unable to attend in person, each challenge session presentation and Q&A transcript will be made available shortly after the event at 





Photography at this event may occur. Your RSVP to this event indicates your consent to being photographed. The Queensland Government will only use event images for Advance Queensland promotional purposes.

Have questions about Small Business Innovation Research - Information Exchange day? Contact Advance Queensland

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The Precinct
Level 2/T.C. Beirne Building
315 Brunswick St
Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 from 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm (AEST)

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The $420 million Advance Queensland initiative aims to transform Queensland into a knowledge-based economy with science, innovation, creativity and entrepreneurialism at its core, helping create the jobs of the future. Find out more at

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