Title Sponsor

As Australia’s national science agency CSIRO have been pushing the edge of what’s possible for over 85 years. At CSIRO we shape the future. We do this by using science to solve real issues. Our research makes a difference to industry, people and the planet. We’re Australia’s leading multidisciplinary research organisation, with more than 5000 talented people working out of 55 centres in Australia and internationally. We play a vital role in enhancing collaboration within the Australian national innovation system, and as a trusted advisor to government, industry and the community.

Gold Sponsors

Amazon Web Services provides startups with the low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business. Some of Australia’s (and the world’s) hottest startups, including Canva, Safety Culture, Airbnb, Spotify, and Dropbox, have leveraged the power of AWS to easily get started and quickly scale.

AWS Activate is a program designed to provide startups with the resources needed to get started on AWS. Join some of the fastest-growing startups in the world and build your business using AWS.

The world is changing, fast. We are in the throes of shifting to a new economic structure, an evidence-based world, where data underpins our decision making. In the past two years more data was produced globally than in all of history. The volume continues to grow exponentially, resulting in massive economic and societal disruption.

At Data61, we are creating our data-driven future. By combining the expertise of the CSIRO Digital Productivity Business Unit and NICTA teams, we are building the world’s leading data-focused research and innovation powerhouse. A CSIRO entity, Data61 provides a network of capabilities, addressing key growth areas for a data-focused world.

At AGSM, we believe in helping great people achieve great things. As Australia’s leading graduate school of management, AGSM at UNSW Business School attracts the visioneers – those who aren’t afraid to dream big, think imaginatively and put ideas into action.

Recognised internationally for the rigour, relevance and unique learning experience provided to our students and participants, AGSM programs are highly ranked both internationally and in Australia and are AACSB and EQUIS accredited. Through our programs we help ambitious professionals prepare for the challenges of a rapidly changing world, and with access to our 16,000 strong global alumni community, you’ll build a powerful professional network – one that will open doors that could transform your future.

We are part of UNSW Business School and provide general management, executive and leadership development programs across Australia and online. Choose from one of our three MBA programs –our flagship full-time MBA, the part-time MBA (Executive) or our completely online, specialised MBA offering, the MBAX, or study the GCCM (Graduate Certificate in Change Management) online. You can also bring our rigorous Executive Education programs in-house to give your current and future business leaders the capabilities they need to put ideas into action, or join one of our shorter, industry-relevant Open Programs and connect with other high-calibre executives.

Bronze Sponsors

ATP Innovations partners with technology based startups to grow them into global businesses, find investment and create meaningful impact through the support of personalised assistance and mentoring. Our experienced executive team has worked with more than 80 businesses over the last several years, helping them raise over $130 million, sell products across the globe, and for eight, sell their business. We don’t just incubate growth – we multiply your successes and help transform technology businesses into high value companies.

Whether you’re a technology business in engineering, cleantech, IT or Life Sciences – now is the time to take the leap. Let us become valuable members of your team, work with you to raise capital, build your team with the right skills, secure government grants, create new products, grow revenue, and ultimately exit the business profitably. ATP Innovations is host to Australia’s largest community of entrepreneurs where you’ll be working alongside companies solving real world problems with real technologies

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AusIndustry connects Australian businesses with information and advice to help them innovate, grow and be competitive.

We’ve listened to feedback and improved our services to make it easier for businesses to get help at a time and place that suits them.

Businesses can now get information and help through one website, one contact centre and our national network to:

  • Get a business up and running.
  • Develop and commericalise ideas and products.
  • Improve, innovate and grow a business.
  • Reach new markets.

Capital Markets Technologies (CMT) is the investment arm of CMCRC who invest in start-up and emerging growth venture investments in private financial technology companies in Australia and overseas.

CMT’s investment approach is a cooperative one. We seek to bring together all commercial parties needed to make a new venture a success, and provide more than just capital. The CMCRC also runs the biggest PhD programme in the finance discipline – worldwide. We have been able to successfully combine R&D, industry partnerships and commercial understanding well, and are looking forward to continuing that story.

Vivant is an innovation incubator that provides services and solutions to multinationals and entrepreneurs. Our methods have delivered innovation to Telstra, PayPal, CBA, AustralianSuper and our ventures program. With core skills in UX, Engineering, Data and Creative, we provide opportunity for start ups to accelerate development and continually learn.