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2019 National iAwards Winners and Merit Recipients

Winners


WA
The University of Western Australia
Noisy Guts
Community Services Markets - WA
**Noisy Guts** is dedicated to unlocking the gut’s secret language to diagnose and monitor common gut disorders. Our acoustic belt has multiple sensors that listen, record and analyse gut noises. We use artificial intelligence, signal processing and machine learning to correlate rumbling and grumbling gut noises to specific gut conditions.
Victoria
FLAIM Systems
FLAIM Trainer
Startup of the Year - Victoria
FLAIM Trainer is a virtual reality training system for firefighters and first responders that provides an immersive training experience across a wide range of scenarios. It allows firefighters to train in safe situations, without harming the environment, inexpensively and locally. Better skills training and wider experiences for safer communities.
NSW
Munday Family Home School
Talk to the Hand - My Bucket's Full
Junior Students - NSW
Talk to the Hand – My Bucket’s Full is an app for people with sensory processing disorder. Designed to help people feel calm and regulated, it includes: Sensory Wake-Up, to alert the senses; Sensory Pit-Stop, to refocus; My Bucket, sense specific activities to help empty your bucket; and other sensory activities.
Victoria
Weyo & Two Bulls
The Wiggles: Fun Time with Faces
Consumer Markets - Victoria
The Wiggles: Fun Time with Faces app innovates storytelling by allowing children to dive into the narrative using interactive video and augmented reality. With fun AR face masks, children can become characters, sing songs, play along to The Wiggles videos, and even star in their own interactive story!
Victoria
Neighbourlytics
Social Analytics for Neighbourhoods
Business Service Markets - Victoria
Neighbourlytics is a social analytics platform for neighbourhoods, pioneering the use of social data in cities. Our proprietary technology measures the social life of neighbourhoods in near real-time, providing city makers and social impact organisations with groundbreaking insights into how well communities are thriving.
NSW
Deloitte
DeloitteASSIST
Research and Development Project of the Year - NSW
Even in modern hospitals, the primary method through which a patient can request assistance from a nurse is a button and a bell that cannot distinguish between patient needs or provide reassurance. In a world first, Deloitte have deployed an artificial intelligence enabled patient communication solution, DeloitteASSIST.
ACT
IP Australia & Agile Digital
Smart Trade Mark
Public Sector and Government - ACT
The Smart Trade Mark initiative supports Australian trade mark owners with digital protection against counterfeiting in global marketplaces. A Smart Trade Mark is a blockchain-backed digital fingerprint for trade mark owners to prove their product's Australian origin. It gives global consumers surety in the authenticity and provenance of Australian exports.
WA
Kira Molloy - Curtin University/Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
A preliminary program to visualise and manipulate OCT and Histology scans
Undergraduate Tertiary Students - WA
This project transformed a laborious system which required extensive hard-coding and a kowledge of MATLAB, to a user friendly program which allows researchers to examine entire volumes of Optical Coherence Tomography scans. This includs many analytic tools such as applying an elasticity overlay which highlights properties such as tumors.
TAS
Huon Aquaculture Group Limited
Autonomous Offshore Aquaculture Feeding System
Automation Technologies of the Year - TAS
Huon Aquaculture has developed and deployed an innovative fish feeding system that uses a combination of industrial automation and artificial intelligence to autonomously control feed rates in offshore fish farms by identifying and tracking feed pellets within the water column using machine vision and machine learning.
WA
Water Corporation & Optika Solutions
H2OME
Public Sector and Government - WA
The Western Australian lifestyle that is the envy of the world is under threat from climate change. We need to act. Water Corporation, Optika Solutions and the community have joined forces to carry out the world’s most advanced water use study to help secure our water future. Welcome to H2OME.
Victoria
INWENTECH
ChestPhan-4D: A Dynamic Phantom to Fight Cancer
Industrial and Primary Industries - Victoria
INWENTECH invented an award-winning medical device, ChestPhan-4D, which improves radiotherapy imaging and treatment of lung/liver/breast cancers for better tumor targeting and location movement induced by the patient's respiration. Patented worldwide and having entered the European Union market, this product will revolutionise the radiotherapy quality assurance practice and benefit many patients by improving treatment outcome.

Merit Recipients


WA
Telethon Kids Institute & Bizdata Pty Ltd
Momentum Empowering impact
Infrastructure and Platforms Innovation of the Year - WA
The impact of research is typically measured using case studies and metrics but these fail to show how research progresses towards impact. In a world first, Momentum *Empowering Impact* enables researchers to work in partnership with funders allowing them, and their stakeholders, to better **understand their return on investment **.
Victoria
Tigerspike & 1800RESPECT (Medibank Health Solutions)
Sunny
Community Services Markets - Victoria
Sunny is a voice of encouragement that helps users to recognise violence and abuse, understand their rights, and explore options for support. Sunny specifically aims to empower women with intellectual disabilities who are at risk or have experienced violence or abuse.
NSW
Sportility
Sportility
Startup of the Year - NSW
Sportility is a platform that is levelling the playing field in sports sponsorship by connecting brands to amateur teams, granting them access to affordable, professional gear. Teams simply log on to Sportility, design their custom gear and add participating sponsor logos to reduce their costs by up to 40%.
WA
udrew Pty Ltd
udrew Pty Ltd
Startup of the Year - WA
udrew is a design and engineering platform empowering business & homeowners with the ability to design, engineer and manage their own custom-building project for 70% less cost, with automated Local Government submission and instant approval. This allows project owners to begin construction in minutes – not months.
QLD
Felix Software
Felix
Business Service Markets - QLD
Felix is a cloud-based, modular procurement platform that makes it easy for organisations of all sizes to automate and centralise vendor relationship management and source-to-contract (S2C) activities. Teams use Felix to drive time and cost savings while building better, compliant relationships between procurement, project delivery and vendors.
Victoria
DB Results
HealthELink: eHealth Platform
Business Service Markets - Victoria
HealthELink is a patented e-health platform facilitating co-management of chronic diseases, addressing shortfalls in current MOC and promoting hospital avoidance, features: Patient-centric design; secure communication between end users; evidence-based disease-specific treatment templates providing real-time clinical decision support; simplified treatment plans for patients; and a secure database enabling informed medical guidelines.
QLD
MNHHS, CSIRO & UQ
Pain ROADMAP
Research and Development Project of the Year - QLD
Pain ROADMAP is a novel mobile health platform that allows clinicians to easily identify what activities have contributed to a severe pain aggravation for an individual with chronic pain. The platform incorporates a commercially available activity monitor, a custom-made mobile phone app, and an online data integration and analysis portal.
WA
The University of Western Australia
Noisy Guts
Research and Development Project of the Year - WA
**Noisy Guts** is dedicated to unlocking the gut’s secret language to diagnose and monitor common gut disorders. Our acoustic belt has multiple sensors that listen, record and analyse gut noises. We use artificial intelligence, signal processing and machine learning to correlate rumbling and grumbling gut noises to specific gut conditions.
Victoria
Level Crossing Removal Project
Building the Connected Site and the Hive
Public Sector and Government - Victoria
The Level Crossing Removal Authority created a platform in our $18b construction program to bring IoT to construction sites and the construction industry, and to leave a legacy of smarter, connected infrastructure in our wake – from trains to cities. Our world-first Connected Construction Site is forecast to produce millions in savings.
NSW
The University of Sydney
vloConnect
Undergraduate Tertiary Students - NSW
vloConnect enables early diagnostic and monitoring of lymphoedema for potential patients, streamlines the diagnostic process, and greatly reduces the waiting time for each appointment for exisiting patients by enabling remote diagnostics at the patients home.
NSW
Baraja
Spectrum-Scan LiDAR
Automation Technologies of the Year - NSW
LiDAR is a key sensor for self-driving vehicles, but is responsible for the 'science experiment' look of most autonomous cars on the road today. Baraja's innovative Spectrum-Scan™ LiDAR improves on every aspect of incumbent sensors, resulting in a high-performance, high-reliability system that can be realistically integrated in a vehicle.
QLD
MNHHS, CSIRO & UQ
Pain ROADMAP
Data Insights Innovation of the Year - QLD
Pain ROADMAP is a novel mobile health platform that allows clinicians to easily identify what activities have contributed to a severe pain aggravation for an individual with chronic pain. The platform incorporates a commercially available activity monitor, a custom-made mobile phone app, and an online data integration and analysis portal.
WA
Davies Wear Plate Systems
WearSense
Industrial and Primary Industries - WA
WearSense is a completely wireless plug n play wear sensor system that enables live condition based wear management and intelligence that improves productivity, safety and profitability. WearSense can be fitted to any wear liner material, anywhere and monitors wear and other key parameters in real time.
TAS
CSIROÕs Data61 and Land & Water
Basin Futures
Research and Development Project of the Year - TAS
Basin Futures makes basin water planning accessible anywhere in the world by significantly reducing barriers to entry. It allows users to assess changes in water resources under future scenarios (for example, climate change, changes in irrigation, hydro and industry) using global data and cloud-based simulation, delivered through a dynamic web application.
TAS
Huon Aquaculture Group Limited
Autonomous Offshore Aquaculture Feeding System
Industrial and Primary Industries - TAS
Huon Aquaculture has developed and deployed an innovative fish feeding system that uses a combination of industrial automation and artificial intelligence to autonomously control feed rates in offshore fish farms by identifying and tracking feed pellets within the water column using machine vision and machine learning.