The Western Australian government is committed to raising the profile of innovation in Western Australia and supporting the delivery of government initiatives to advance the growth of the State’s innovation based industries.
The WA Innovator of the Year (IOTY) program has showcased innovative and entrepreneurial individuals, businesses and creative minds since 2006. The program has benefited many of those who have participated as well as the broader community of Western Australia.
The WA Innovator of the Year program, is a valuable initiative which provides support to innovators and entrepreneurs across our State.
In accordance with the New Industries Fund, the objectives of the IOTY program are to:
- promote and acknowledge the success of Western Australian innovators;
- encourage co-support from industry for promotional activities;
- activate and strengthen industry-government research collaborations;
- engage communities throughout Western Australian regions in innovation; and
- promote job creation and economic diversification in Western Australia.
2019 WA Innovator of the Year
Applications are now open. Apply online at https://waioty.awardsplatform.com/
Before applying please read the Applicant Information with includes information on eligibility, commercialisation training and the prizes.
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Thank you to the 2019 Innovator of the Year program sponsors:
Platinum Award Sponsors
Applications & Awards
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