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Finalists chosen for Australia’s Top Tech Awards


In its 13th year, the Australian Technologies Competition (ATC) has revealed its finalists, showcasing a remarkable line-up of local businesses set to innovate and improve industries. 

Under the guidance of technology investment firm Scalare Partners, this year’s competition features a diverse range of innovations, from eco-friendly coal alternatives to visionary eyewear for the visually impaired. With incredible potential to disrupt industries and better lives, the finalists have been recognised for their global growth potential, and the full list of finalists is as follows: 

Adiona Tech : converging technological advances to provide real time, dynamic decision support for mobility, transportation and logistics whilst lowering the impact that transport and logistics has on cities and its people. 

Alcolizer Technology : globally respected drug and alcohol testing driven by world-leading R&D, innovation and manufacturing, testing and analytics, and emerging trends. 

AloxiTec Pty Ltd : a game-changing challenger to traditional fresh food packaging that extends shelf life, improves freshness, and is recyclable.

Aria Research : glasses which delivers a sense of vision to people who are blind via technologically enhanced human echolocation

BlueKee Pty Limited : a new standard of privacy protection app that safeguards business and individual identities through use of biometrics and three layers of trust.

Brauz : technology connecting customers to retail staff in-store to reserve, find in store, click and collect, and book appointments. 

Byte25 : complete network observability through comprehensive monitoring to increase security and performance across entire IT infrastructures. 

CXEX Pty Ltd : leveraging the latest advances in AI and machine learning to help businesses to better understand their customer base, through conversational analytic solutions designed to extract insights and drive data-driven decisions. 

EVX Australia Pty Ltd : creating reliable, accessible, affordable, sustainable, and future-proof EV charging solutions that are 100% powered by renewable energy.  

Fluger Pty Ltd: industry standard online booking and patient management systems for the health industry. 

FootprintLab Pty Ltd: providing easy to use and credible carbon data to empower businesses to deploy climate solutions by establishing what businesses need and how it should be integrated into data workflows.  

Hypersonix Launch Systems : an aerospace engineering design and build company specialising in hydrogen powered reusable scramjet engines and hypersonic flyers that have no CO2 emissions.

Loopit Car Subscription : an all in one platform for car subscription management, able to be white labelled with an entirely configurable purpose-built solution. 

MentorKey: offering world-class mentoring, sponsorship and coaching programs for large corporate powerhouses via a digital platform that delivers real impact for employees.   

Metakosmos (Vyom Tech Pty Ltd) : next generation spacesuit design and production to provide greater access to spaceflights and astronaut experience.

Octopusbot Pty Ltd : AI powered predictive analytics that reduce risk and maximise profit for commodity market players through high accuracy yield and production estimates, global supply and demand estimates, and interactive price modelling scenarios. 

ON VOL Pty Ltd : turning movement into electricity to supply endless power, solving the problem of battery dependency and powering IoT and wireless sensors.

Pyrochar: in conjunction with research partner CSIRO, is scaling a proven commercial technology that has been researched & developed over 13+ years to produce net zero emission metallurgical char (MetChar) that will replace coal/coke in the primary metals industry. 

Realta Logic : end to end compliance tool that enables real time assessments, full traceability, and live monitoring to enable real-time compliance across organisations. 

RoboMotion Pty Limited (trading as Verbotics) : robotic automation for welding that eliminates the need for costly manual programming to make robotic automation accessible for all manufacturers, regardless of size. 

Zondii Pty Ltd : global technology that instantly verifies and validates food and fibre through a smartphone to transform supply chain traceability and product verification globally.

With nearly 100 entries considered, judges faced the challenge of selecting just 21 finalists from 32 semi-finalists. These chosen ventures now represent the pinnacle of innovation, offering solutions with the potential to reshape industries and society. As ATC finalists, these companies gain access to valuable resources, including connections to investors, mentors, and industry experts, aimed at helping them scale and succeed.

From here, the finalist will undergo in-person pitching and engaging in a live Q&A with the judges, before 10 winners, including an overall winner of ‘Technology Company of the Year’ are announced in events to take place across Melbourne and Sydney next month.  

The Australian Cleantech Finals & Awards will take place in Melbourne on 12th September, and the ATC National Finals & Awards will follow in Sydney on 28th September. 
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