Our team of industry professionals, corporate partners, startup gurus, academics and researchers are all here to support you and your startup
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With over a decade of experience and access to the latest trends, resources and connections, we’ve got the know-how to get you where you want to go.
As one of the most established accelerators in Australia you’ll have access to our network corporate partners, industry connections, investor networks and ecosystem of startup supporters.
Zero. Zip. Nada. We don’t take any equity. We promise.
Successful startups into UQ’s ilab Germinate Accelerator program receive $20,000 seed funding.
We’ve been doing this a long time. Got a problem we can’t solve? We’ll find the people who can.
UQ’s ilab premier early stage accelerator program, offers undergrads, postgrads, researchers and young alumni with a unique business or social enterprise idea with high growth potential, to grow their idea in an intensive program.
The Germinate Accelerator has now been updated and comes with bigger ambitions, expectations and resources!
It offers a program of workshops, one-on-one mentoring by our entrepreneur(s) in residence, partner deals, desk space and introductions to take your developing idea to that next level. Germinate will be running over 6 months, once a year and offer equity-free grant money to each team ($20,000).
ilab’s Startup Builder program is open for any student, post grad, researcher or recent alumni who just want to start building their startup in a supportive space, with mentors and other young founders.