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A range of assistance programs are available for ICT businesses to assist in business establishment, growth and change. For additional specific events and programs for ICT businesses, please also see our events page.
QLD Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts (DSITIA)
The Information Industries Bureau (IIB) promotes the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry in Queensland. We run a wide range of programs and events for the business community that aim to advocate Queensland’s brilliance nationally and internationally, create more jobs and help enable a range of economic, environmental and social benefits across the State and country.
QLD ICT Services Guide provides Queensland ICT companies with information on organisations offering assistance programs and services that aim to help businesses grow and develop.
Australian Institute of Commercialisation (AIC)
The Australian Institute for Commercialisation (AIC) provides innovation and collaboration services that help organisations grow. Nationally, the AIC works with entrepreneurs, businesses, research organisations and governments to identify opportunities to convert ideas or intellectual property into successful business outcomes. Visit http://www.ausicom.com/
Commercialisation Australia is an Australian Government initiative that assists researchers, entrepreneurs and innovative companies to convert ideas into successful commercial ventures. The support provided by Commercialisation Australia is designed to help successful applicants through the commercialisation process. Assistance is tailored to the needs of each successful applicant and is structured around the key development stages in the commercialisation pathway.
Commercialisation Australia is the Australian Government's primary source of assistance for commercialisation and is delivered by the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.
Export Market Development Grant
The Export Market Development Grants scheme is a key Australian Government financial assistance program for aspiring and current exporters. It encourages small and medium-sized Australian businesses to develop export markets by reimbursing up to 50 per cent of eligible export promotion expenses above a set threshold. The scheme is administered by Austrade and more information can be obtained on our Tradestart page. Personalised support and export development assistance is available through our Tradestart Officer, Darren Wilson. Visit http://www.austrade.gov.au/
Export Master Class
Master classes provide in-depth information updates for exporters across a range of knowledge areas including best practice export strategies, intellectual property protection, negotiation skills, brand equity and financial strategies for export.
Master classes are delivered by leading practitioners from commerce and industry and are designed to keep exporters at the cutting edge. Exporters across the State will benefit from affordable access to high-level legal / industry expertise they may not otherwise have.
Getting Export Smart
Getting Export Smart is a series of hands-on export skills development workshops designed to help new exporters achieve their full export potential through practical knowledge of export planning and processes. Topics covered include market research, developing export plans, export logistics, introduction to e-business for exporting and international finance.
An integrated suite of specialised services to assist businesses across a full range of activities including access to research and development, latest business practices, financiers and investors. The Innovation Toolbox is designed so that you can access information, on innovating, relevant to you at any point in time. Included is information on managing intellectual property, networking, strategy and connecting to your market. Visit http://www.export.qld.gov.au/seminars-workshops.html