Winners of the annual Australian Technologies Competition, designed to “identify and accelerate Australian technology ‘scale-ups’”, have been announced, with University of Wollongong spinout Verbotics taking out the manufacturing category.
An awards night was held on Thursday at the Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, with winners across nine categories announced from 21 finalists.
“Each company made a very positive impression on our Judges, showcasing commercial strength, tech ingenuity and global potential,” said the event’s organisers.
Verbotics was named the Advanced Manufacturing Award Winner. The company makes software able to automatically program welding robots directly from 3D CAD drawings.
Hypersonic vehicle business Hypersonix Launch Systems took out the Space & Defence Award category.
Hypersonix specialises in hydrogen-powered reusable scramjet engines and flyers made out of high-temperature alloys and ceramic matrix composites.
It adds to a list of awards for the company this year, including a place in this title’s Australia’s 50 most innovative manufacturers list and finalist at the Australian Defence Industry Awards.
A full list of ATC winners can be seen at this link.
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