Innovators

Fashion & MedTech – Interesting combination, right? Hear, Head of Creative at Canaria Technologies, Alex Moss on how her experience from the fashion industry, backed by technology, is saving lives in the Mining sector. Learn about Canaria’s life-saving wearable tech that provides real-time alerts for cognitive fatigue and heat exhaustion.

Specialising in the development of brain-wave sensors, Casey Pfluger, founder of Cortex Brainwave Technologies is developing a computer interface headset to provide therapeutic benefit for those with neurodegenerative diseases. Casey believes that this headset can also be used by healthy individuals to enhance the brain function and efficiency. Hear his story and personal inspiration as he continues on his entrepreneurial journey.

Saying Goodbye to 2020 with a big and happy smile. Watch our finale episode with entrepreneur and founder of Smilo.ai, Dr. Padma Gadiyar. She shares her experience of transitioning from being an industry practioner to now an entrepreneur.

“At first, I had a fear of losing my identity, starting something that I knew nothing about and also a fear of whether I could learn the new skills required to succeed”. Our special guest on today’s episode is award-winning entrepreneur Jeff Sterling, founder of Universal Field Robotics. He shares his startup journey and outlines his thoughts on the future of robotics and industry 4.0. Watch the full episode to gain more insights on how the government can assist the industry towards the progression of robotics in the coming future.

Xing Technologies’ fast diagnostics solutions for COVID-19 has received support from the Australian Government CSIRO, United States NIH, and Queensland Government, as a global contender to help people safely return to their everyday lives. In this episode of Tomorrow’s Tech, Paul Mainwaring shares deep insights into the new advancements of their COVID-19 test which will revolutionise the way the medical world has been diagnosing coronavirus.

With Covid-19 disrupting the travel industry, Travello has teamed up with large enterprise in travel and tourism including Flight Centre, to encourage locals to holiday at home like international travellers. On this episode of Tomorrow’s Tech, Travello’s Co-founder Ryan Hanly shares deep insights about the changing world of Travel amidst Covid-19 and the future of TravelTech.

Innovation in medical science is improving lives across the globe. On this Tomorrow’s Tech episode, the founder of Augmented Bionics, Viraj Agnihotri shares the vision to build accessible solutions for individuals living with physical disabilities.
With a diverse background in Innovation Management and Engineering Science from the University of Queensland, and formerly a graduate of the renowned Indian Institute of Technology, Viraj is leading the Augmented Bionics team to share his vision behind the first, Non-Surgical Bionic Ear.

Jamie Wilson is the founder behind Cryptoloc, an Australian Cybersecurity company named by Forbes as one of 20 Startups to Watch in 2020. Find out how this founder leveraged the power of relationships to drive his company onto the global stage to gain over 10,000 clients.

Premiering the first episode of the Tomorrows Tech #InnovatorsSeries. Meet the entrepreneurs at the earlier stages of their journeys with promising innovations and the drive to commercialise them, with our new host, Clarice Langa.

Ian Ling and Chong Kok Leong are growing a commercially sustainable social enterprise! Having developed a WORLD’S FIRST washing detergent for luxury raw denim, Kurin Organics adopt enabling technology to proudly employ people with disabilities in their workforce.

“That’s against everything I have ever been taught” – Yas Grigaliunas (WBGS)

Yasmin speaks candidly about the underestimated efforts needed to successfully scale an entrepreneurial business. This is one of the most authentic Tomorrow’s Tech episodes to date! She shares her experience as an early-stage founder and illustrates a path for technology entrepreneurs to build purposeful partnerships within the circular economy, through the Sustainable Development Goals.

Yasmin Grigaliunas is a circular economy pioneer in Australia, and the CEO and Co-founder of the World’s Biggest Garage Sale, a startup designing solutions to commercialise the circular economy.

HR Tech is gaining notoriety in the Australian technology and innovation landscape. In this candid conversation, Mike Keating, founder of attract.ai exposes the lessons he has learned in the process of building an inbound recruitment product that would land him clients such as Accenture and RACQ.

Mike also discusses how technology often needs to take a backseat in the sales process, giving precedence to the potential client, their fears and their goals. Focusing on a specific client problem, and continuing to specify the solution as a response to that problem has been attract.ai’s successful strategy.

Lachlan Feeney is the Founder and CEO of Labrys, one of Australia’s largest and most experienced blockchain development agencies. In this conversation, Lachlan discusses the journey of building the company and how their prespective on the future of Blockchain.

At early stages, startups are often faced with the choice respond to the market and do things somewhat differently. Labrys’ story shows how valuable listening to the market and pivoting can be.

Kathryn Foster is a former Senior Vice President of Microsoft Xbox Marketplace Group, turned serial entrepreneur now driving innovation in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. On this episode, Kathryn shares the importance of Innovation ecosystems working to develop an innovation ecosystem that they want to participate in.

With microData Digital Solutions Kathryn is developing tier- 4 data centres with active failover, to attract Medium to Large enterprise to engage with the infrastructure, and lifestyle on the Sunshine Coast. Watch for some advice on how Australian government bodies, entrepreneurs, and innovation ecosystems can work together to best take advantage of this opportunity.

Sortal enables users to intuitively search for their digital content, through Artificial Intelligence technology. Majella Edwards speaks on how her career as an Olympian athlete, and later in design, shaped her understanding of technology and how to successfully bring to market an innovative tech product. This conversation spans across many aspects of the Australian innovation and start-up ecosystem, including the right time to seek investment, to how to ascertain that the technology being developed will actually solve business problems.

Ron Hill is a successful Australian entrepreneur, with a history of commercialising IP-driven projects in the international market. After being instrumental in developing the Boulder, Colorado (USA) innovation and entrepreneurship hub, Ron has returned to Australia to accomplish the same for the Sunshine Coast, on the back to the Undersea Fiber Optic Cable landing in mid-2020. Watch this episode for insight into the crucial pieces to build a well-oiled start-up and innovation ecosystem, focused on providing the entrepreneurs with the resources to succeed, including a channel into “deals over demo days”, and larger markets overseas, at a purposeful time. Do you think a five to 10- year timeline is too ambitious, or with the engagements outlined in this video, can the Sunshine Coast, Queensland and Australia achieve this?

Juliette Murphy is the founder and CEO of FloodMapp, a real-time predictive flood mapping software company. On this episode of Tomorrow’s Tech, Sam and Juliette discuss how a passion project, coupled with subject matter expertise can be made into a powerful solution for such a significant problem. All over the world, individuals and companies suffer serious damages from being unable to predict the magnitude of floods until it’s too late. You will get some insight into the technology, which provides real-time flood inundation maps, AND into FloodMapp’s business strategy and roadmap! Stay tuned for a breakdown into how Juliette looks to action the recent capital raise of $1.3 million.

We hope this video gives you insight into how seeking and accepting feedback can help you grow your business. As a co-founder and young entrepreneur, Sean Melis has found that taking risks, and failing often have been integral to the success of his chatbot conversational agency — bot.hello. bot.hello prioritises the human experience, and uses the technical capabilities of their technology as the enabler for personalised conversations in the B2C sector. This is just as much about growing the company as it is about the growth required to bring an idea into reality. What will you take from this conversation?

At 14 years old, Scott Millar started a business for a school group project. Soon after the semester ended, he reflected on how that classroom experience jumpstarted his career in business and wanted to do the same for other students! Now as the founder and CEO of BOP Industries, Scott drives technology and entrepreneurship education workshops, with students from primary to high school. Listen as he discusses the imperative of reaching out to kids and empowering them with the tools they need, to bring ideas into the market.

Current water pipeline monitoring technology does not have the capabilities to deal with the complex water infrastructure in cities in Australia and across the world. Through a combination of a strong and diverse team, validation through data and several lessons learnt along the way, Carl Buckeridge, William Smith and Sara Richardson have developed a solution for this problem

Watch as Carl Buckeridge shares how Leakster’s groundbreaking solution combines innovation in hardware and software to pinpoint leaks in the pipeline, making asset management more a lot more seamless.

Ashley Baxter is the founder of EarthOffset (https://www.earthoffset.io/)a sustainable tech startup providing technology solutions to enable people to be environmentally, economically and socially sustainable!

On this episode of Tomorrow’s Tech, we talk about Ashley’s entrepreneurial journey and how she was able to see an opportunity in an area that is often overlooked. Enjoy the episode, and don’t forget to connect with us.