Three Australian Innovators have been selected as Winners of the INDOPACIFIC 2022 Innovation Awards. This is worth about $ 30,000.
Indo Pacific 2022 Press Release
Their success was announced last week at a special online event hosted by AMDA Foundation Limited, the organizer of INDOPACIFIC 2022.
Winners include Tasmania’s SME, which has developed a new fireproof, nonflammable insulating wall panel for ships that enhances protection and reduces weight. A Victorian SME that developed the world’s first optical radar and incorporated it into a pod that could be carried by manned or unmanned aircraft or helicopters. Young researchers in Perth have led the development of lightweight, containerized commands, controls, and communication systems for offshore exploration.
As part of the event, winners from three categories were announced.
- Indo-Pacific 2022 National Innovation Award: CBG system (TAS)
- Indo Pacific 2022 SME Innovation Awards ($ 15,000): Sentient Vision Systems (VIC))
- India Pacific 2022 Young Innovator Awards ($ 15,000): Alex Murphy (WA)
In addition, four award-winning candidates received high awards.
- Indo-Pacific 2022 National Innovation Award HIGH COMMENDATION: DMTC Limited (VIC)
- Indo Pacific 2022 SME Innovation Award HIGH COMMENDATION: Pivot Maritime International (TAS)
- Indo Pacific 2022 SME Innovation Award HIGH COMMENDATION: UAM TEC Pty Limited (VIC)
- Indo Pacific 2022 Young Innovator Awards High Recommendations: Mr Matthew Harrison, UAM TEC Pty Limited (VIC)
NATIONAL INNOVATION AWARD WINNER: CBG Systems (Tas)
CEO Javier Herbon introduces Rapid Access Composite Plus (RAC Plus) fireproof and lightweight insulation panels for ships.
Tasmanian SME CBG Systems has embarked on a collaboration with CSIRO to develop the first completely nonflammable, non-expandable, lightweight and fireproof insulation panel in the marine industry.
SME Innovation Award Winner: Sentient Vision Systems (Vic)
Mark Palmer of Sentient Vision Systems introduces the ViDAR VMS Optical Radar Pod for crew aircraft and helicopters.
Combining AI software with optimized hardware pods, Sentient describes the ViDAR VMS pod, an evolution from the original ViDAR software solution, providing a complete solution with unmatched search and detection performance. ..
Young Innovator Award Winners:
Alex Murphy, Fugro Australia Ocean (WA)
Alex Murphy is a system integration engineer at Fugro Australia Marine and plays a central role within the remote operations team.
Alex’s ability to have a clear vision of the project’s objectives, solution-oriented adaptive problem-solving skills, and the ability to deliver results under pressure within critical deadlines has helped Fugro’s remote control capabilities evolve. ..
The Innovation Award was created by AMDA Foundation Limited and was first awarded at the 2013 AVALON Australian International Airshow nine years ago. Since then, it has been awarded $ 455,000 worth of innovation grants and awards.
“Our Innovation Awards are aimed at recognizing and rewarding the innovation and achievements of innovative Australian companies and individuals,” said Justingidings, CEO of INDOPACIFIC 2022.
“The quality of entries received this year reflects both the excellence and ambition of Australian companies servicing the national defense market.”
The prizes awarded as part of the Innovation Awards program are an extension of the AMDA Foundation Limited Charter to promote the development of Australia’s industrial capacity in the areas of aerospace, defense, maritime and IT.
“These monetary awards are designed as a reward for their efforts and a small financial contribution to further innovation and the development of professional skills,” said Giddings.
“The award-winning of these quality candidates demonstrates the depth and capacity of Australia’s growing industry and defense innovation ecosystem.”
The Kyndryl-sponsored Innovation Awards will be held from 0930 to Tuesday, May 10, 1130 at the Port Theater on the exhibition floor of the Sydney International Convention Center (ICC) Indo-Pacific 2022.
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