Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards

Nominations close 12 June

308 Queen St

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards will showcase and celebrate the breadth of UQ entrepreneurship.

From student entrepreneurs to research-based startups that offer solutions to local and global challenges to create positive change.

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards will celebrate the great success stories of entrepreneurship across the university. 

Nominate from the following three categories.

Nominations are now closed. 

 Startup of the Year

 Student Entrepreneur of the Year

 Mentor of the Year

Startup of the Year
This award recognises the exceptional startups which have been developed through UQ.
Student Entrepreneur of the Year
This award recognises current UQ students, or recent graduates, who have developed entrepreneurial ventures while at UQ.
Mentor of the Year
This award recognises the exceptional value and support which mentors provide to students and UQ entrepreneurial activities.

Awards Timeline

Keep up to date with the following timeline and make sure to submit your nominations before the closing date.


MayNominations openTo make your nomination please fill in this form.
12 JuneNominations close

Submit your nomination before nominations close to ensure your nomination is reviewed.

19 JuneShortlisting

All nominations will be shortlisted for judging.


Judging to be finalised for the award ceremony.

JulyAward ceremony

Nominees and other invited attendees will come together for the announcement of all award winners.

Have a question?

For more information about the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards, please contact
Joel Bird, Senior Manager, Entrepreneurship, UQ.