MIT REAP Team Queensland’s regional focus is on the state of Queensland of the Commonwealth of Australia, which is located in the north-east of the country. The team is represented by stakeholders from all five stakeholder groups, including Queensland University of Technology, Queensland Government Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation, Blue Sky Ventures, and Rio Tinto.
Innovation Ecosystem Stakeholder Model
Champion Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President (Research and Innovation), Queensland University of Technology
Director Department of Innovation, Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games
General Manager, Automation and Technology, Rio Tinto
CEO & Co-Founder, RedEye
Head of Venture Capital Division, Blue Sky Alternative Investments Ltd
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), University of Queensland
Director, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research, QUT Business School
Executive Director, QUT Entrepreneurship Initiative, QUT Business School
Lecturer in Management, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research, QUT
Challenge & Opportunity:
Strategy & Action
Core Regional Metrics
Economic & Social Progress
Social progress and economic prosperity as a collective measure of development in a region.
Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystems are regional environments that effectively support startups focused on addressing global markets based on technological, process or business model innovation.
Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.
June 29, 2017
Queensland awarded coveted international entrepreneurship program