The cauldron of imagination that has nurtured some of the country’s best energy ideas has been bubbling hot over the past few months and on October 26 will produce a fresh batch of bright ideas.

Owned and operated by Impact Tech Ventures, the Australian Technologies Competition helps to spotlight and support the commercialisation of homegrown tech scale-ups with global potential, with a particular focus on clean energy, circular, water, waste and envirotech. 

Past winners of the Australian Technologies Competition have included concentrated solar power company RayGen, DER technology company GreenSync, wind turbine monitoring solution Ping, monitoring technology Wattwatchers and grid energy service Village Energy.

This year, the winners will be announced on day two of a two-day online event. Register here to attend.

Monday October 25: finals and judging

A full-day showcase of this year’s best technology scale-ups from across Australia, where finalists competing in 11 different industry categories will deliver a five-minute pitch in front of the judges and a guest audience, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A.

Presenting finalists will be announced on October 5 and include clean energy and the circular economy, mining technologies, cyber security, food and agribusiness, medical technology and pharmaceuticals.

Tuesday October 26: leadership panel and awards ceremony

An international panel will map out opportunities for technology companies in the world of sustainability and how the ecosystem should support their growth. Guest speakers include Suntech Power founder Dr Zhengrong Shi, Power Ledger co-founder and chair Dr Jemma Green, Tata Consultancy Services head of business sustainability and CTO Asia-Pacific Michele Lemmens and Australian Impact Investments chair Mara Bun.

View the program outline here: https://sway.office.com/TUlSMwaiIHFVyQK2?ref=Link&loc=play

Register here: https://events.humanitix.com/australian-technologies-competition-national-finals-and-awards