Congratulations to the 2023 Australian Technologies Competition Winners!
Updated: Oct 18
Following a five-month journey, we've reached the endpoint of this year's program and are delighted to announce the winners from a pool of 21 finalists across nine categories.
The Australian technology sector has enormous potential, and it was exciting to be a part of its continued growth and success as part of the 2023 Australian Technologies Competition Finals.
Each company made a very positive impression on our Judges, showcasing commercial strength, tech ingenuity and global potential. Please join us in congratulating the following winners for 2023:
Advanced Manufacturing Award Winner: Verbotics
Verbotics makes software to automatically program welding robots directly from 3D design drawings. It revolutionises how manufacturers program their robots, turning it from a time-consuming and expensive process to one that is automatic, easy and flexible.
Cyber Security & Critical Tech (Web 3.0) Award Winner: Brauz
Brauz bridges the gap between online and in-store retail by integrating in-store inventory online and connecting customers in-store through its unified platform. It consolidates complex systems into simple and easy-to-use experiences.
Fintech & Regtech Award Winner: CXEX
CXEX have developed advanced AI conversational analytics around consulting, known as AutoInsights, to monitor, measure and improve customer experience, employee experience and compliance.
Medtech & Pharma Award Winner: Aria Research
ARIA delivers a sense of vision via sound to people who are blind. The world-first non-invasive bionic vision system enables life-changing agency and independence for 338 Million people living with blindness and low vision.
Social Impact Award Winner: MentorKey
MentorKey is a digital platform that unlocks people's value and potential. The employee development SaaS platform enables organisations to facilitate effective mentoring, coaching, leadership and sponsorship programs for their people and develop organisational cultures where leaders have powerful career conversations with all their employees.
Space & Defence Award Winner: Hypersonix Launch Systems
Hypersonix is an aerospace engineering design and build company specialising in hydrogen-powered reusable scramjet engines and hypersonic flyers, which have no CO₂ emissions for the global aerospace sector.
Water, Food and Agribusiness Award Winner: Zondii
Zondii's patented multispectral technology delivers the world's first real-time food and fibre verification tool, using a smartphone or handheld device. From verifying organic status and confirming the authenticity of food to determining characteristics of fibres, projects have been undertaken in cotton, organic food, food fraud, ginger disease detection and wool testing.
Clean Energy Award Winner: ONVOL
ONVOL turns movement into electricity to supply endless power to industrial internet of things (IoT) sensors in critical applications like wind turbines enabling less downtime, more uptime and greater profits.
Sustainable Cities, Communities & Transport Award Winner: Adiona Tech
Adiona is an innovative technology company providing a robust and scalable delivery route planning platform. Adiona's AI powers millions of efficient deliveries for some of the world’s biggest brands and enables their transition to net zero.
SPECIAL ALUMNI RECOGNITIONS:
Victorian Cleantech Alumni Award Winner: RayGen
RayGen combines hi-tech solar with thermal storage for proven, reliable and flexible energy. Their innovations across solar and storage hardware, operating software, manufacturing and process optimisation, offer a new capability for the fight against climate change.
Alumni Achievement Award Award Winner: Coviu
Coviu is an all-in-one virtual care engagement platform dedicated to measurement-based care providing integrated customisable forms and standardised assessments with automated scoring.With dynamic video consultations, group therapy rooms, phone telehealth capabilities, and over 50 clinical tools and assessments, you can assess patients seamlessly and get them the outcomes they want.
Overall Winner – 2023 Australian Technology Company of the Year Award Winner:
Congratulations to all the award winners!