Idea Hub

UQ Idea Hub provides experienced mentors and a network of local and global innovators to help the UQ community grow their ideas into solutions that matter.

Room N304, Hawken Engineering Building (50)

Startup Academy

Startup Academy is an initiative created by UQ Business School. It is designed to help founders solve the right problem for the right customer with the best-fit business model.

Cameron Turner (Startup Academy Coordinator)


UQ ilab supports early-stage companies through accelerated startup approaches. ilab has run more than 13 accelerator programs and has supported in excess of 500 young founders across 185 startup companies

Ground floor, Global Change Institute Building (20), St Lucia campus. 

Gate 4, Building 1015, 80-120 Meiers Road Indooroopilly, Long Pocket campus. 

Media enquiries

For all UQ Ventures media enquries please contact Irini Cavalliotis.

+61 7 3346 0617

Irini Cavalliotis (Intelligence and Engagement Manager, Global Engagement & Entrepreneurship)

Fast facts

Our goal is to give you the knowledge, leadership skills and innovative mindset to build meaningful networks, create agile careers and put your ideas in motion.


students participated in Idea Hub overseas startup adventures


participants annually in Idea Hub programs


Investment and grants attracted by ilab startups


high schools participated in Idea Hub Discovery workshops in 2018


startup companies benefited from ilab accelerator and incubator programs


entrepreneurial coursework programs available across all faculties