Welcoming Cicada Innovations as the new custodian of Tech23

Tech23 has evolved over the last 13 years as deeptech has increased in prominence and it is wonderful Tech23 will be steered and revitalised by the impressive team at Cicada Innovations.
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Towards a better Tomorrow

Meet the 23  

We are proud to announce and spotlight the 23 gamechanging companies for Tech23 2021!

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Download the Tech23 2021 Booklet

Download to view the Tech23 booklet spotlighting 2021’s Tech 23 gamechanging companies and sharing the perspectives of some of Australia’s innovators.

Cover of Tech23 Booklet
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Thank you for attending Tech23 2021

For 13 years, Tech23 has celebrated and amplified the impact of homegrown young deeptech companies that have the potential to create new industries, smarter solutions, and a better world.

Thank you to the attendees, Industry Leaders, table hosts, sponsors and supporters that made Tech23 2021 happen!

Impact Circles

Thank you to the inspirational individuals who contributed to the Tech23 Impact Circles discussing how they are tackling some of the big opportunities we face to create new industries, smarter solutions and a better world. These 30+ online conversations are available for all to view (and share) here.

Tech23 Circles

Tech23 2021 is kindly sponsored by

Diamond Sponsor
Transport for NSW

Platinum Sponsor

Main Sequence Ventures | CSIRO SME Connect

Gold Sponsors

AusIndustry | i4 Connect
AWS Startups

Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors

Curtin University
Cicada Innovations
Breakfast Sponsor
Australian Centre for Business Growth
Canberra Innovation Network
Climate-KIC Australia
Inspiring Australia
The Pearcey Foundation
Integrated Innovation Network
Spark Festival
Sydney Knowledge Hub

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