Don’t have a team yet but want to join us in developing a real-world solution to a real-world challenge and compete for a share of $15,000 in prizes?

Find out how you can get involved with our 2020 Ventures Industry Challenge

Join us online this Thursday 20 August from 2-3pm where we will be hosting a networking event to give you the chance to meet your future team mates!

Click here to register 

This year's challenge focuses on the problems and opportunities for the global water industry:

While the global population continues to grow, access to fresh water has become increasingly scarce. How can we use water resource management and sustainability to maintain the lives and industries of communities around the world?

By participating in the Challenge you will be able to:

  • showcase your entrepreneurial skills to industry
  • build your networks
  • strengthen your entrepreneurial skills
  • address a real problem worth solving; and
  • have the chance to win a cash prize!

Our 2020 industry partner is WaterStart, a not-for-profit water innovation agency. WaterStart provides a channel for accelerating the adoption of water technologies driven by the needs of water agencies and large consumers.

Industry partner:

Water Start

In affiliation with:

SEQ Water

Urban Utilities

Unity Water


About Connect

Meet like-minded students, connect with the Ventures team, and hear from inspirational speakers with our Ventures Connect community events.

Ventures Connect: 

Ventures Connect brings you the latest opportunities to connect with the Ventures team, inspirational speakers, mentors, and broader startup ecosystem. Ventures reguarly holds events for the student community to help you stay connected and take part in all the entrepreneurial fun.

All UQ students, staff, and alumni are welcome to join these events unless otherwise specified. 



via Zoom