Noosa Innovation Ecosystem

We are mapping the Noosa Innovation Ecosystem. This map helps you find and connect with people, organisations and tools that can help you build your innovation capacity.

Noosa innovation ecosystem directory

Plastic Free Noosa

If you're a business looking to reduce your plastic footprint, this page will have all the resources you need.

Non-profit
Environmental
environment,supply chain
Lipstick Lane

Boutique co working artisan share space + creative workshop venue in Noosa

Business
Other
coworking,creative
Coding from the beach

Meet some other folks programming on the Sunshine Coast. All skill levels welcome. The idea is to meet socially and possibly if we people interested in presenting get some updates and chat about new tech.

Non-profit
meetup,tech
Noosa Business Connect

To generate $400,000 of closed business for our members over the next year through offering quality referrals and a close knit business support and learning environment

Non-profit
business,marketing,networking
Noosa Business Group

The formation of the Noosa Business Group came out of a strong belief that word of mouth referrals and recommendations are like gold, particularly when they are based on genuine firsthand experience and delivered with confidence, now even more powerful given the reach of the internet AND social media.

Non-profit
business,marketing,networking
Tewantin Traders

Tewantin Traders Association was formed by Tewantin businesses to promote Tewantin. To encourage people to come to Tewantin to shop and enjoy.

Non-profit
business
Noosa Community Biosphere Association

The NCBA is working with the community to make our biosphere a celebration of our people, our places, our future.

Non-profit
environment,economy
Cleantech Industries Sunshine Coast

Cleantech Industries Sunshine Coast (CISC) is a membership-based eco business hub connecting eco-friendly businesses, Government and community. Promoting benefits of innovative, sustainable choices for people, planet and profit.

Non-profit
energy,cleantech,innovation,environment
IN Noosa

A magazine to capture the spirit of our people and the essence of our place.

Business
media,news,marketing
Noosa Today

Local Noosa news.

Business
media,news,marketing
Noosa News

Local Noosa news.

Business
media,news,marketing
Hastings St Association

Business association for Hastings St businesses.

Non-profit
business
Noosa Junction Association

The NJA is a not for profit incorporated association, committed to developing Noosa Junction as the central local, business, community and entertainment precinct of Noosa.

Non-profit
business
Noosaville Business Association

The Noosaville Business Association is a group of like minded individuals with business interests in the Noosaville area.

Non-profit
business
STEPS employment solutions

No cost employment solutions with potential for government subsidies.

Non-profit
employment
Windo

We passionately hold a vision that the region will become an international example of a thriving and collaborative society and culture inclusive and supportive of women of all ages and walks of life.

Non-profit
women,business
Food & Agribusiness Network

We believe that by working together we will create a more prosperous food and agribusiness economy that celebrates the provenance and innovation of our region.

Non-profit
innovation,food,agriculture
Grow Coastal

The Sunshine Coast's first food accelerator

Program
innovation,food,agriculture
Young Starters

A one-day workshop to help young starters learn to develop and pitch a business idea.

Program
innovation, economy, young people, startup
Men's Shed Pomona

Current activities are :Wood working, Metal working, potter wheel and a plant nursery.

Non-profit
inventors,metal work,wood work,maker
Noosa Men's Shed

Located on the site of the old Unity Water facilities the sheds have grown to include a woodworking shop, metalworking shop, studio and computer centre.

Non-profit
inventors,metal work,wood work,maker
Startup Onramp

12 week Startup Onramp training and mentoring program for first-time startup founders starting Aug/Sep, giving them the skills and guidance they need to launch a tech or other startup, which is ready to scale globally fast.

Program
incubator, program, startup
Cooroy Butter Factory

The Butter Factory Arts Centre provides a friendly and collabortive environment to both new and established artists working in any media.

Non-profit
arts,creative
University of Sunshine Coast

USC's researchers collaborate with local, national and international governments, institutions and industries to deliver innovative, high-quality research with real impact.

Education
university
#SCRIPT

Sunshine Coast Regional Innovation Project.

Government
startup,innovation
Innovate Noosa

Innovate Noosa is a not-for-profit group of passionate volunteers who are strengthening the local economy through innovation, strategic development and private and public sector engagement.

Non-profit
business,innovation,economy
Zero Emissions Noosa

Zero Emissions Noosa is a not-for-profit incorporated association whose members have set the goal of zero net community carbon emissions in the Noosa Shire by 2026. We believe that Noosa is capable of joining communities around the globe which are committing to meaningful action on climate change.

Non-profit
environment,energy
Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation

Support projects and ideas that enhance biodiversity conservation and promote sustainable living in Noosa

Non-profit
grants,environment,economy
Create Noosa

Nurturing a centre of excellence for creative technologies

Non-profit
tech,creative,VR,innovation,arts
CCIQ Noosa

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry is Queensland’s peak business body. We have been taking care of business for almost 150 years in every possible way.

Non-profit
business,advocacy
Cooroy Chamber of Commerce

Working with businesses in Cooroy.

Non-profit
business
Noosa Shire Council

Council collaborates and partners with a variety of organisations to foster business development and disseminate useful business information.

Government
economic development, council
Slow Food Noosa

Slow Food is a global, grassroots organisation with supporters in 150 countries around the world who are linking the pleasure of good food with a commitment to their community and the environment

Non-profit
food,tourism,economy,sustainability
Country Noosa

We promote sustainable agriculture, horticulture and other rural enterprises in the Noosa Hinterland through field days, workshops, and social events to support and strengthen community cohesion. As well, our website connects interested people, allows them to interact through a knowledge base and a marketplace, and links them to the latest in rural news.

Non-profit
food,agriculture,economy
Advance Queensland

Advance Queensland is our vision for the future and our investment in a stronger Queensland economy. Funding of $518 million is supporting programs that drive innovation, build on our natural advantages, and help raise our profile as an attractive investment destination.

Government
funding,grants,startup
Innovation Centre

The Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast (IC) is located at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) campus at Sippy Downs, Queensland, Australia. Opening in 2002, as not-for-profit company the IC is a major hub for innovators, entrepreneurial startups and high growth companies.

Non-profit
innovation,tech,entrepreneurship
Cooroy Makerspace

Cooroy Library’s traditional technology training room has been transformed into a community makerspace, designed to provide welcoming areas for making, learning and socialising. Users can gather to create, invent, tinker, explore and discover, using a variety of tools with a digital focus. The space hosts new and emerging technology such as 3D Printers, a Virtual Reality system, sewing machines and a range of different robotics technology.

Government
invent,maker,tech
The Powerhouse Collective

A Nationwode platform that supports, encourages motivates and inspires mums across Australia in Business. For those feeling lost in the hustle!

Business
coworking
Junction 2 Coworking

Junction 2 is Noosa's dedicated purpose-built co-working space. With super-fast Broadband you don't need to work from home.

Non-profit
coworking
Business Mentoring Noosa

Business Mentors Providing Real Business Expertise

Non-profit
Mentors
Central Queensland University

CQUniversity has invested $2.5 million into the expansion of its growing Noosa campus to upgrade facilities, increase operational space and allow for a doubling of student capacity from 600 to 1200 over the next four years, with a range of new degrees delivering more locally trained graduates to the community.

Education
university
Tourism Noosa

Tourism Noosa is the official tourism organisation for the Noosa Council region on the Sunshine Coast including Noosa Heads and Noosaville south to Sunshine and Peregian Beach, and from Tewantin to the Noosa hinterland towns of Boreen Point, Cooroy, Pomona, Cooran and Kin Kin.

Non-profit
tourism,economy
Noosa Boardroom

Serviced offices, meeting rooms, conferences and coworking.

Business
coworking
Peregian Digital Hub

The Digital Hub is a new, purpose-built facility designed to house multiple technology companies and individual workers in an open, modern environment suited to collaboration and co-working.

Non-profit
coworking,digital,tech