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Nurturing innovation from concept to commercialisation

By Dr Charlie Day   CEO, Jupiter Ionics, past CEO, Office of Innovation and Science AustraliaThis article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow.The deeptech commercialisation landscape in Australia has changed significantly in recent...

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Thoughts on growing an ecosystem

By Ed Husic   Member for Chifley, Shadow Minister for Industry and InnovationThis article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow.Innovation has been in our DNA, we’ve had to be clever, smart problem solvers to survive in Australia over...

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We need to up the ante on skills investment

By Ian Buddery Chair, Maestrano, Critical Arc and 6clicks; advisory board member GroguruThis article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow.The landscape has transformed in the 40 years that I’ve been in the software industry. We’ve gone...

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Gamechanging medtech to change lives

By Dr Robyn Stokes CEO Bionics QueenslandThis article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow.As medtech innovation moves to centre stage,  we’re now seeing a very exciting marriage between bionics and regenerative medicine. We’ve come...

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Engineering for surprises

By Nicholas Gruen   CEO, Lateral EconomicsThis article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow.Today Mark Zuckerberg is a pretty bad actor in my opinion, but he did some brilliant work to get Facebook where he got it. Where MySpace was...

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Why SynBio is critical to a sustainable future

By Claudia Vickers Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform Leader, CSIROThis article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow.Some four and a half billion years ago, biology evolved on Earth. Through photosynthesis and other processes,...

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A model for energy and community resilience

By Mara Bun Chair, Australian Impact Investments, President and Chair, Australian Conservation Fund, director, Australian Ethical InvestmentThis article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow.We need integrated business model innovation,...

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Capitalising on the benefits of nation-building investment

By DR PETER RIDDLES AM  Director and Advisor; science and innovationThis article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow.I think like a scientist and ask, ‘What, what are we trying to improve?’ The innovation system is a sort of a process...

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Announcing the Tech23 for 2021!

Since 2009, Tech23 has unlocked new ways of working by joining the dots between enterprise and clever tech. Tech23 seeks to call on the best sides of our natures – encouraging the deeptech ecosystem to collaborate; learn and respond – leveraging a wealth of talents, contacts and knowledge.

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Australia needs deeptech more than ever!

If our story is to be green, if it is to be sustainable, if it is to be equitable - we need game-changing tech companies. We need the research, the organisations that create and nurture these companies, the founders who lead them, the supporters that invest in them...

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Reflections of ResponsibleTech Summit 2020

Agile is all about putting the user at the centre of all we do. But recognising the humanity of the user is not something we always consider. Given how our humanity is being challenged on so many levels right now, it seemed the perfect opportunity for the AgileAus community to come together (virtually) for ResponsibleTech Summit 2020.

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Slatterys in a topsy-turvy world

We hope that you are managing to navigate this topsy-turvy world. TeamSlatts is working as hard as we can to be on the front foot and adapt as best we can to the changes happening around us. Our focus at present in regards to our events is to minimise risk, protect...

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Amplify your better tomorrow at IMPACT7 2020!

A platform for great ideas, businesses and innovations working towards a better tomorrow - that is what IMPACT7 is all about; and we can’t wait to see what IMPACT7 2020 has in store! Returning to Melbourne on Tuesday 24 March 2020 at Storey Hall, RMIT, Swanston St -...

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