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Research and Innovation in WA delivers digital excellence for the 30th INCITE Awards

In 2021, we have received a spectacular number of applications and final submissions for the Awards – a fitting tribute to celebrating our 30th year milestone – and an indication that local tech innovation thrives and exists within diverse business types and models.

Research and Innovation constitutes the first stages of development of a potential new service or product by individuals, the community, industry and academia. 

This award includes digital research development activities undertaken in developing novel/”new to market” services or products or improving existing services or products within Western Australia.

Let’s meet the finalists for the Research and Innovation category for the 30th INCITE Awards.

Meet the Research and Innovation 2021 Finalists

  • 3D Measure Me Pty Ltd – allowing you to obtain and track your body measurements in a simple way using your smartphone.
  • Rio Tinto – for The AutoHaul® system – the first fully automated long distance heavy-haul railway in the world. 2.5km long trains travel autonomously on Rio Tinto’s rail network, without a driver on board.
  • BHP – for Dash Maintainer Tools’ which will eliminate fatality potential risks from every heavy mobile machine on the planet, ensuring Maintenance Technicians get home safely to their families every swing.
  • What the Doctor Said – a web-based solution allowing patients to receive personalised, mobile-accessible discharge instructions so everyone knows exactly What the Doctor Said.
  • Emyria – Openly combines a multi-factor wellness review consisting of symptom questionnaires and the ability to capture key vital signs, including heart rate, using a smartphone camera. Clinicians can monitor this data and provide care when necessary.
  • Avicena Systems Pty Ltd – for their Avicena Sentinel System – a revolutionary, low-cost and ultra-high throughput molecular screening and testing system, initially targeting the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Edith Cowan University, School of Science – for the REDSAT system, which places mobile deployable Honeynet traps into remote and regional agricultural areas to collect and assess data about outside attempts to attack information systems where sensor data requires can be acquired through long range and low power networks.