Innovate Queensland’s capacity building workshops, webinars, and collaboration activities are helping innovators, entrepreneurs and organisations across the state to:
- Reduce innovation development costs
Opening up networks and referrals to innovation experts that will cut the financial, time and effort costs of overcoming commercialisation challenges.
- Integrate innovation into existing enterprises
Showing you how proactive strategies boost the value of R&D and other innovation activities.
- Reduce the time lags from idea to income
Offering expert guidance to navigate commercialisation processes and get your product or service to market sooner.
- Optimise R&D capability and linkages
Introducing you to technologies and experts that will sharpen your competitive edge.
- Better target market needs and increase market uptake
Exploring the right business models for managing the risks and costs around innovation and technology commercialisation.
The Impact Innovation Group has successfully delivered commercialisation, intellectual property and innovation management advice, services and training across key projects.
Managing Director Brian Ruddle formed the company in 2006 to help start-up companies turn ideas into income and to support inventors wanting to see their technologies transform industries and applications. Drawing on substantial experience working in both research organisations and private enterprise, the Impact Innovation Group has since strengthened and expanded its network to connect innovators with entrepreneurs. The company also supports SMEs, large and multinational organisations, government agencies, not for profit organisations, and industry associations.
Impact Innovation Group is now a leading innovation and technology commercialisation company providing effective practical solutions across Australia and the world.
More than 1000 people have attended Innovate Queensland training events and given them an overall satisfaction rating of 92%. In surveys, nearly 60% have reported they’ve already taken their innovation plans further. That means they’re on their way to becoming more competitive and successful. Read some of their stories here.