Programs

READY TO TAKE YOUR BUSINESS

TO THE NEXT LEVEL?

HERE’S WHY FOUNDERS CHOOSE ILAB UQ

We've got your back

Our team of industry professionals, corporate partners, startup gurus, academics and researchers are all here to support you and your startup

World class curriculum

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.

Our networks

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.

No equity

Zero. Zip. Nada. We don’t take any equity. We promise.

Funding

Successful startups into ilab UQ’s Germinate Accelerator program receive $7500 seed funding.

Expertise

We’ve been doing this a long time. Got a problem we can’t solve? We’ll find the people who can.

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OUR PROGRAMS

GERMINATE

ilab’s 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. Germinate offers a program of workshops, one-on-one mentoring by our entrepreneur in residence, partner deals, desk space and introductions to take your developing idea to that next level. Germinate is a 3-month intensive accelerator program that runs twice a year.

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STARTUP BUILDER

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.

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INCUBATE

ilab also offers co-working space, mentorship opportunities, networking and workshops for startups post seed-funding stage at our St Lucia and Long Pocket campuses.

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INTERNSHIPS

Interested in entrepreneurship and want to intern in a startup for course credit or work experience? ilab can connect you with startups in Brisbane for internships with real-world impact.

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