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.

 

Objectives

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 

Congratulations to the 2019 IOTY Semi-finalists:

 

Rio Tinto Emerging Innovation Category

Company Name

Project Title

Website

 

Alerte Digital Health Pte Ltd

Automated, real-time ECG analysis, diagnosis and reporting platform

www.alertedh.com

 

iSOL8 Pty Ltd

iSOL8 - A digital lock out tag out isolation system

 

 

Chironix PTY LTD

Metis

www.chironix.com

 

The University of Western Australia

Converting broom nacre to synthetic bone material for human implant

www.uwa.edu.au

 

CPC Engineering Pty LTD

CPC Trac Skirt System

www.cpcengineering.com.au

 

Lazcath Pty Ltd

OCT Enhanced cardiac ablation catheter for atrial arrhythmias

 

 

The University of Western Australia

Weed Chipper: Site specific weed control for large-scale cropping

www.uwa.edu.au

 

Dr C Hill

Bougie and Endotracheal Tube Connector Device

 

 

Rio Tinto Growth Category

Company Name

Project Title

Website

 

TENSA Equipment Pty Ltd

 

Roborigger

 

www.tensaequipment.com.au

 

DS Business Services Pty ltd T/A Arility

 

Arility

 

www.arility.com

 

Atamo Pty Ltd

 

Pyrethroid Surface Sampling System

 

www.atamo.com.au

 

Robotaka Pty Ltd

 

Western Australian designed therapy robot for aged care

 

www.robotbuddy.com.au

 

Gelavo Pty Ltd

 

Gelavo - Avocado based frozen dessert, food waste utilisation

 

www.gelavo.com.au

 

Steadycorp Pty Ltd

 

Patented Vertical Bike Racks which have revolutionised bike storage worldwide

 

www.steadyrack.com

 

Mining and Process Solutions Pty Ltd

 

GlyLeach: Environmentally friendly metal extraction of copper and gold

 

www.mpsinnovation.com.au

 

Jack Developments Pty Ltd

 

Wrap'd - Eco friendly and fully reusable silicone wrap holder

 

www.wrapd.com.au

 

For further information:

Penny Harker
Program Manager, Science and Innovation, 
Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation
penny.harker@jtsi.wa.gov.au
(08) 9222 0749

Follow WA IOTY on twitter to keep up to date @WA_IOTY

 


Thank you to the 2019 Innovator of the Year program sponsors:

Primary Sponsor

Rio
Website

Platinum Award Sponsors

Woodside
Website
South 32 Logo
Website

 

BN
Website

 

DXC
Website

 

Gold Sponsors

iPrep Logo
Website

           

Wrays Logo
Website
CERI
Website

Silver Sponsors

Watermark
Website

           

Murfett Legal logo
Website

  

Moore Stephens
Website