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UNSW Innovation Awards 2017 

Rewarding ideas that change the world!

$30,000 in prizes! 

 The UNSW Innovation Awards celebrate the diversity and value of innovation originating from UNSW staff, alumni and students. 
 

Competition opens on 15 August !

 Entries welcome from all UNSW staff, students, alumni. 

This year there are three prize categories to celebrate the very best innovations from both industry and academia. 

  

UNSW Innovation of the Year Award

 The 2017 UNSW Innovation of the Year Award recognises ideas along every stage of the innovation path, through early and advanced stages,
to fully developed products with commercial applications. This award will be presented to a team or an individual that is best in demonstrating that their innovation has the potential to create both commercial and social value. Apply now for your chance to win this prestigious award!   
Click here for judging criteria and entry information.

Total prize value $10,000

Do you know a researcher who will be eligible for this award?  Please feel free to encourage them to enter!  

 

UNSW Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2017

This award is to recognise and celebrate the best talent in student and alumni entrepreneurship! The award will be presented to a UNSW staff, student or alumni who has demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit in the development of innovative products, services or technologies of commercial potential that will benefit society.  Apply now for your chance to win this prestigious award!  Click here for judging criteria and entry information.

Total prize value $10,000

 

UNSW Outstanding Startup Award 2017 

One startup will be awarded the UNSW Outstanding Startup Award.

The winner will be selected from UNSW current staff (academic and professional), alumni and student applications received.
Apply now for your chance to win this prestigious award!   Click here for judging criteria and entry information.

Total prize value $10,000 

Hurry, applications for all prize categories close 11.59 pm AEST on Friday 15 September 2017 

Competition Terms and Conditions

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 Review and selection process

A panel of experts will be the judging and selection committee. Submission by email to innovations@unsw.edu.au 
Please ensure your email includes your completed entry of 2 pages and that you have checked the judging and criteria information. 
The deadline for entries is 15 September 2017.

 Winners: The UNSW Innovation Awards will be announced at the UNSW Innovations Summit 2017, to be held on 22 November 2017 
at The Westin Hotel Sydney. The winners will be presented with prize money and a trophy at the celebration.
The UNSW Innovation Summit 2017 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. All competition entrants and finalists are invited to attend the UNSW Innovations Awards Event at the Westin Hotel, Sydney by registering for the Awards Event. 

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