ATC 2019 Opens Today
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It's official! The 2019 Australian Technologies Competition is now open for business

Welcome back to all of our friends, stakeholders and supporters.  The Australian Technologies Competition for 2019 officially opens today, commencing its ninth annual season.

Are you ready to be part of Australia's leading platform to identify and accelerate Australian technology scaleups? 

Between now and 20 May 2019, tech scaleups from around Australia are invited to throw their hat in the ring in order to showcase their global potential.  If you or someone you know should be in the running for 2019, it's time to submit your entry.

What's new in 2019?
  • Two new Award categories - Circular Economy & Global Social Impact
  • Two new Judges joining the panel
  • A new website for ATC!
Since its inception, the Australian Technologies Competition has created an alumni pool of over 200 semi finalists and finalists, many of whom have gone on to achieve significant international success.

As we prepare for a bigger and better year in support of up-and-coming Australian scaleups with the greatest global potential, join us as we prepare for a seven-month long program to unite star candidates in our ecosystem!

If you haven't already done so, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn - a great way to receive immediate alerts and notices concerning all things ATC.

Here's to another great year of showcasing Australia's most innovative businesses.

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About the Australian Technologies Competition
The Australian Technologies Competition brings experienced entrepreneurs, business builders, angel investors, venture capital funds, commercialisation experts, leading corporates and government representatives together with founders, in a collaborative coaching environment.  It has a strong focus on equipping founders with the skills and contacts to develop and mange high growth companies in international markets.  If you know someone that should be a part of the 2019 program, please forward them this email and encourage them to enter.
Five Reasons to enter ATC2019
1. Industry recognition and accolades
2. Free business advice and mentoring
3. Networking opportunities
4. Introduction to potential partners and investors
5. Opportunity to meet fellow innovators and tech SMEs
Date Claimers for 2019
11 AprilOfficial opening of ATC 2019
20 May : Entry Deadline
19 June : Semi Finalists Announced
18-19 July : Growth Masterclass for Semi Finalists
19 August : Concise Business Plans Due
16 September : Finalists Announced
22 October : Partner Connect - Sydney
31 October: Partner Connect & ATC Finals/Awards 

***Note: Dates are subject to change
All you need to know about this year's Competition
Did you know that it is free to enter the Australian Technologies Competition and you can enter online in under 15 minutes!  We've made the process easy peasy.  All you need to ensure is that you are a registered Australian company with less than 100 employees.  Find out answers to more FAQ via our website.
2018 Alumni Emudent hosts Federal Health Minister to announce $22M funding in support of early stage health research
2018 semi finalist Emudent, based in the ACT, are a company developing patented, cutting-edge micro-robotic technology to enable ultra-precise, seamless, painless and affordable dental care. 
Earlier this year, Emudent was chosen as the venue/platform for the Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt to announce $22M worth of funding in support of key early stage health research.  The Minister for Health, Mr Greg Hunt and accompanying delegates/press visited their facility at CBRIN, inspecting Emudent's prototypes and learning about their technology.
Read Media Release
BindiMaps Co-Founder named one of Dynamic Business's Top 10 Entrepreneurs
Co-Founder of mobile app, BindiMaps, Anna Wright, was recently named one of Dynamic Business's Top 10 Entrepreneurs.

BindiMaps transforms the way people with vision impairment navigate complex indoor spaces.  The mobile app employs Bluetooth technology to locate a network of Bluetooth beacons combined with mapping and a route-guidance system to ensure people with vision impairment can move around safely.

In 2018, BindiMaps was named a semi finalist in the Australian Technologies Competition.  We're excited to see how they remove the barriers to navigation and commercialise their technology.
Read Anna's interview with Dynamic Business
Queensland's RedEye raises $10.4m
2018 Winner of the Australian Technologies Competition Mining Technologies Award RedEye, raised $10.4m at the end of last year in support of international growth plans as part of a Series B funding round.   RedEye provides a centralised cloud platform for engineering data used by large asset owners in areas such as mining, water, healthcare and power.
Secure Code Warrior charges ahead
2016 Semi Finalist in the Cyber Security category, Secure Code Warrior last year raised $4.93 million to boost its US business.  Secure Code Warrior is a Software-as-a-Service platform that educates developers about how to write code securely and within their company’s guidelines. 
FluroSat receives $3m research grant
2017 Australian Technologies Competition Food & Agribusiness Winner FluroSat secured a $3 million Cooperative Research Centres Project (CRC-P) grant, fast-tracking it in its mission to make data insights more accessible for the agriculture industry.  The grant will allow FluroSat to develop a scalable predictive agronomic analytics system, in partnership with Agworld, PCT Agcloud, AgLink Australia and CSIRO.
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Kesem Health receives CE Mark certification for its iUFlow device
2018 Australian Technologies Competition MedTech Finalist Kesem Health recently announced that it has received CE Mark certification for its iUFlow™ device, which is used for the diagnosis and management of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms. Gil Hidas, Kesem CEO, said, “the CE Mark is a major milestone for Kesem.  It enables us to commence market roll-out of the iUFlow device and its integration into emerging, newer, and more advanced initiatives at major clinics and hospitals across Europe." 

Kesem Health developed and is commercialising the iUFlow™ solution to improve, simplify, and reduce the cost of the diagnosis and management of Lower Urinary Tract diseases including Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), Overactive Bladder (OAB), and Nocturia. The iUFlow provides urologists with objective information that will assist them in the diagnosis and management of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms.
View Kesem Health Company Profile
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The Australian Technologies Competition is proudly organised by Impact Technology Ventures - a business acceleration company that assists expansion stage companies (scale-ups) in the clean energy, agritech, water and health sectors to commercialise and expand in Asia.  Through strategy advice, mentoring, team building, partner matching, investment sourcing and hands-on sales and marketing support, ITV provides the missing pieces to companies looking to grow rapidly beyond the Australian market.
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