Regional Accelerator To Boost Gladstone Region, Australia

Eight local businesses employing more than 126 staff will join a Queensland Government-funded programme to boost small-and-medium enterprises and start-ups working in the mining equipment, technology and services sector.

Minister for State Development, Tourism and Innovation Kate Jones said the Queensland Government’s collaboration with METS Ignited is about helping regional businesses accelerate the commercialisation of their innovative products and services.

“Mining and technology are crucial industries for jobs growth in regional Queensland,” Jones said.

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