Finalists for two competitions have been announced this week, with manufacturers in the running to win awards at the InnovationAus 2021 Awards and Australian Technologies Competition (ATC21.)
The InnovationAus Awards include 11 categories. The Advanced Manufacturing finalists are:
– Bodd, an additive manufacturing start-up using 3D printing, body scanning and SaaS technology to reinvent fashion;
– 3ME Technology, a battery and electric vehicle systems technology company;
– Marinova, a manufacturer specialising in the development and production of high purity seaweed extracts for nutritional, pharmaceutical and dermatological purposes;
– Baraja, a start-up developing world-class LiDAR (light detection and ranging) sensors for autonomous vehicles; and
Winners will be announced at a black tie dinner event on December 1.
The ATC is in its 11th year, and the 2021 winners will be picked from 18 finalists at the end of a two-day event, running October 25th and 26th. There were 41 semi-finalists, with the best of these selected based on business plan, technology and team by a panel of experts.
– BlockTexx, which recovers and recycles polyester and cellulose from textiles\;
– FormFlow, a building products technology company developing new products based on a novel way to bend corrugated metal sheets at precise angles;
– Presien, a developer of artificial intelligence vision systems used to prevent accidents and automate health and safety reporting at workplaces; and
– Change Foods, which is using precision fermentation and advanced manufacturing to create proteins and fats for animal-free cheeses and other dairy products.
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