Creative masterminds all over Australia participated in GovHack last month, with three Sunshine Coast teams taking out major awards at the State Awards ceremony in Brisbane this week. From leveraging ocean currents, to powering Noosa or how trash makes us sick, 17 Sunshine Coast teams created real solutions to real problems, making use of new Open Data from a range of Queensland and Local Government agencies on many areas impacting the public. The winning Sunshine Coast teams were: Youth team, The RoboRoyals with their idea Trash Talk took out the Sunshine Coast Community Challenge and the...Read more
Wisdom of wild places inspires entrepreneurs It’s dusk in tropical Wujal Wujal; twilight is a gold blip on the horizon and one of the 12 young entrepreneurs ‘roughing it’ for a week pulls out another ‘dab’ move to the uproar of her dusty companions. It’s day five on the seven day ‘no technology’ wilderness expedition in Far North Queensland designed to build the mental stamina, personal qualities and physical resilience that are the hallmarks of all successful entrepreneurs. The 12 city slickers of varying fitness levels just spent three days mountain biking the legendary 71km CREB Track just...Read more
Panel of Providers #SCRIPT is seeking support across a range of different functions to help further fuel innovation across the Sunshine Coast. Are you interested in helping out on an ad hoc basis with events or photography? Check out the different skill sets we need below and get in touch if this sounds like you! Fuelling the culture of innovation on the Sunshine Coast. #SCRIPT is seeking EOIs for the following services: Event Coordination : excellent organisational and project management skills to assist with management of various innovation and business events as required. Governance...Read more
Innovation is heating up on the Sunshine Coast Sunshine Coast Regional Innovation Program (SCRIPT) releases 2018 Annual Stakeholder Report SCRIPT – a government and community-sponsored initiative to promote innovation - invested in six new Sunshine Coast projects in its first year, creating job opportunities and helping local entrepreneurs turn their ideas into commercial realities. The organisation’s Annual Stakeholder Report 2018, released to coincide with SCRIPT’s first anniversary, highlights the important role it plays in growing innovation, business capacity and employment across the...Read more