Lord Mayor’s Budding Entrepreneurs Grant Program

Do you have a great idea for a tech business? Are you the next Steve Jobs or Melanie Perkins? Then stop dreaming and start planning your world domination by applying […]


Hiding in Plain Sight: Trends that will shape the economy

Every year seems like an accelerated version of the previous one. Our lives have never been more automated and we are more connected and digitally engaged than ever before. So, […]


QUTbluebox Innovation Challenge

The qutbluebox Innovation Challenge is open to all QUT alumni, students and staff with an entrepreneurial vision. It offers the chance to secure seed funding, gain publicity and work with qutbluebox to […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Liberact IV: Converge and Create

    October 31 @ 9:00 am - November 1 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Hiding in Plain Sight: Trends that will shape the economy

    November 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Designed to inspire and educate, thought leadership delivered in a power packed session.  Public seminars focus on digital economy themes, concepts, research, insights and opportunities.


Public seminars showcasing deep research insights, challenging digital economy concepts and exploring new paradigms.  Supported by dynamic applied prototypes, start up pitches and online engagement, the events are designed to be stimulate discussion and economic activity.


Thought-leadership backed by evidence-based research in key areas of the digital economy.  Tested with applied industry partnerships, our publications provide insights of real world value to corporates, governments, industry, SME’s, startups and students alike.

Student Design Jam

An intensive one or two day ideation session utilising the unbiased, creative talent of students, i.e. digital natives with a high ease of using contemporary technologies.  In response to a contextualising problem statement, a gamified environment (pitches & judging) and catalysing ideas ensure that new ideas are uncovered providing valuable input for subsequent incubation activities.

Digital Week Podcast

The digital economy demands high levels of awareness to stay ahead of the trends, opportunities and threats.  In response to this need, in 2015 we launched the Digital week podcast series.

In less than 15 minutes, each podcast covers emerging and current topics, local and international cases, sense-making views on developments and speculations on related new jobs.

Disruptive Innovation Leadership Course

Two day intensive programmes designed to empower leaders facing rapid change and growing uncertainty. Exploring how you can apply different ways of thinking and working to not only solve complex problems, but fundamentally disrupt your industry to gain an edge, elevating capability, capacity and confidence of individuals to participate, succeed and thrive in the disruptive environment.

Have you heard the Digital Week?


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