Entrepreneurship

FAST: Queensland

Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) and Life Sciences Queensland (LSQ) have partnered with CLSI to offer 5 Queensland life sciences companies who have a demonstrated interest in US markets the opportunity to participate in a 12-week accelerator advisory program.

The FAST- Queensland program runs mid-October 2019 to January 2020 and will combine in-person and remote sessions with Bay Area advisors, as well as a 4-day in person session in the Bay Area that explores U.S. regulatory and financial markets. The program will culminate in a targeted presence at JPMorgan this January.

2019 Program Timeline

August 21, 2019 EOI Deadline
October 2019 – January 2020 Company Advisory Sessions
October 14-18, 2019 San Francisco In Market Program

For more information about FAST-Queensland, contact Gabe.Sulkes@tiq.qld.gov.au.

Fall 2019 Companies
De Motu Cordis
Ellume

Field Orthopaedics
Microba
Zucero Therapeutics

About TIQ

Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ) is the Queensland Government’s dedicated global business agency. TIQ helps Queensland exporters do business in international markets, and facilitates investment in Queensland enterprises. Headquartered in Brisbane, TIQ has 12 overseas offices and 8 offices across regional Queensland. The FAST – Queensland program is managed by TIQ’s San Francisco office which opened in June 2019. Read more at https://www.tiq.qld.gov.au/

About LSQ

Representing over 190 Member entities, Life Sciences Queensland Limited is an Australian peak industry group, working to assist the growth of individual firms and organisations, and build the profile, capacity and capability of the sector to ensure long term economic, social and environmental benefits to Queensland. By highlighting the key role that life sciences innovation plays to feed, fuel and heal our citizens, the major focus of LSQ is to facilitate the future growth and sustainability of Australia’s life sciences industry and enhancing Queensland’s national and international reputation as a key centre of commercial and research excellence and innovation in life sciences. Read more at https://www.lsq.com.au/

Queensland has a globally competitive life sciences sector. Read more about Queensland’s strengths and investment opportunities here: https://science.des.qld.gov.au/research/sectors/life-sciences