Many of Australia’s most influential businesses began as small businesses. By using their innate agility to their advantage, they innovated, pivoted and scaled at pace to become businesses moving Australia forward on the world’s stage. This category is for small and medium-sized businesses innovating with technology to develop solutions for challenges faced by modern Australia.
If you’re achieving one or more of the following Category examples, consider nominating and entering your business for this Award.
For businesses using technology to help solve problems at customer, social or environmental levels.
For businesses actively creating or developing technological advancements that will benefit every Australian.
For businesses helping to make technology more accessible by creating more affordable, scalable products and services.
For businesses providing technology solutions that enhance the efficiency of business critical tasks or essential services.
Sea Forest cultivates a natural solution to climate change. The eco-tech company is among the first to commercially grow Asparagopsis, a native red seaweed with the ability to significantly reduce livestock methane emissions.
Founded by digital pioneer Bel Cook, Digitally Buzzed is an agency of digital ninjas that introduces emerging technologies to the Northern Territory, including drone light shows and virtual and augmented reality.
When it comes to swimming pools, Australian Innovative Systems thinks taking a dip should be safe and environmentally friendly. It designs and manufactures world-first, award-winning water disinfection technology for commercial and residential swimming pools.
Container Deposit Systems design, develop, manufacture, install and service a revolutionary, semi-automated system that helps 75K Australians return 20M containers for recycling per week to avoid ending up in landfill.
To enter, the following set of eligibility criteria that must be met. Each category also has specific criteria requirements too. If you have any questions about these conditions or eligibility please contact us.
Nominations for the 2023 program have now closed, but don't worry - we accept nominations all year round, so you can always nominate for the next program.
13 July - 3 August
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6 September – 26 September
If your Stage 2 entry is successful, you will be able to participate in Stage 3. Click below for details on category information, selection criteria and eligibility.