Tech23 Applications open today
Applications are now open for companies to exhibit at this year’s Tech23, where $150,000 in innovation awards is up for grabs.
Hosted by Slattery IT, the Tech23 technology showcase will be held at Surry Hills in Sydney on 23 August.
The awards are funded by the NSW Government. Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner encouraged innovative new companies to apply.
“Tech23 will give 23 of the best new Australian companies the chance to pitch their cutting edge technologies to an audience of around 400 potential investors, mentors, entrepreneurs and customers,” he said. “By bringing together the best emerging technologies and investors, Tech 23 is a practical initiative that helps foster new commercialisation and business opportunities.”
Broadband Innovation Award—$25,000 for the company whose business model, product, service or solution has the best ability to drive demand through broadband services
Outstanding Collaboration for Innovation Award—$25,000 for the company which best demonstrates active engagement in a business partnership or collaboration contributing to the development of their innovation
Community Contribution Award—$25,000 for the company best demonstrating how their innovation will significantly and measurably benefit their local or national community
Greatest Potential Award—$25,000 for the company which best demonstrates how they will progress their business model to the next level providing the greatest potential for growth and progress
Innovation Excellence Award—$50,000 for the company judged the best of the Tech23 by demonstrating how their innovation is unique, underpins company performance, industry dynamics, productivity change and economic growth.
For more information or to apply, visit Tech23.
Applications close on 24 June 2011. Successful applicants will be announced in mid-July.