Brisbane Innovate 2018 | Brisbane City Council

Educate, Ideate, Collaborate.

Brisbane Innovate is Council’s annual open innovation event, bringing together private industry, academia, local start-ups and the community to generate ideas to solve citywide challenges. The 2018 challenges focus on unlocking the value of waste, tackling social isolation and empowering local communities to create vibrant and proud neighbourhoods.

Brisbane Innovate 2018 featured inspirational speakers as well as an engaging roundtable session. This year, people took part as active problem solvers or community participants to collaborate on solutions to make Brisbane an even better place to live, work, relax and do business.

Use the online form to submit your solution to a 2018 challenge before 9 December.

Find out who this year's speakers were and their areas of specialty.

Read about the Brisbane Innovate process in 2018.

How might we create a new waste economy by unlocking waste as a resource?

How might we better connect Brisbane's communities who are potentially excluded or isolated?

How might we enable residents to celebrate the local area’s identity and contribute to its future?

Find out how we are using technology, data and innovation to deliver a Smart, Connected Brisbane.


Find out what datasets are available to help solve the challenge topics.

09 November 2018