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UNSW Innovation Awards 2016 

Rewarding ideas that change the world!

 The 2016 UNSW Innovation Awards were held on Friday 25 November at The Westin Hotel, Sydney during The UNSW Innovation Summit.  

The UNSW Innovation Summit brings together industry, government and research leaders from across Australia to discuss what it takes for Australia to maximise its impact on the world through innovation. Finalists were judged by a 5-person panel, chaired by Professor Mary O'Kane, NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer, NSW Government.


 

 UNSW Innovation of the Year Award 2016


 The UNSW Innovation Awards celebrate the diversity and value of innovation originating from UNSW staff, alumni and students.
The 2016 UNSW Innovation of the Year Award recognises ideas along every stage of the innovation path, from early stages, to fully developed products with commercial applications.

 Finalists

Sean Li - Graphene Enhanced High Performance Electric Power Grid Transmission Lines

Ross Buckley - Regulatory Diagnostic Toolkit for Digital Financial Services

Matt Edwards - RM-PERL Solar Cell


And the winner is ...

Sean Li, School of Materials Science & Engineering, Faculty of Science

Sean Li, Winner of the 2016 Innovation of the Year Award

 Professor Sean Li, (centre) receiving his trophy on the night of celebrations from The Hon Anthony Roberts MP, Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, and Professor Mary O'Kane, NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer.

 

 UNSW Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2016

This award is to recognise and celebrate the best talent in student and alumni entrepreneurship.

 

 Finalists

 Lily Wu – Austern International

    Mallika Robinson – Questgame

Rory San Miguel - Propeller AeroPoints 


And the winner is ...

 Rory San Miguel Propeller AeroPoints

Rory San Miguel, receiving his trophy from The Hon Anthony Roberts MP, Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, NSW Government 

Congratulations to all the 2016 winners and finalists ! 

The UNSW Innovation Awards, proudly hosted by UNSW Innovations since 2009.

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