||Overall Winner –Track’em Pty Ltd –Track’em
A cloud-based asset tracking and management software, using a unique combination of barcode, global positioning system and radio frequency identification technologies to track and manage the location of assets, equipment and construction materials.
||Emerging Innovation Category Winner –Newton Laboratories Pty Ltd – Rock detection system
A vibration-sensor device mounted on mining trucks that measures and processes signals from various vibrations, alerting operators to oversize rocks that can then be diverted to prevent crusher downtime and lost production.
||Growth Category Winner –Scancam Industries Pty Ltd – Smart fuel security
A real-time integrated system incorporating high resolution video and still cameras, facial and number plate recognition and police database reporting to prevent fuel theft.
|Woodside Oil and Gas Encouragement Award and Perth Convention Bureau Travel Award Winner – The University of Western Australia – Separating nitrogen from natural gas sources
A novel method of separating natural gases (eg methane) from nitrogen, process necessary for all forms of natural gas production prior to use and distribution.
Emerging Innovation Category
Bombora Wave Power Pty Ltd (Bentley) – Bombora Wave Energy Converter: A break-through system that efficiently converts the oceans wave energy directly into renewable electricity.
Curtin University of Technology (Bentley) – Logging while drilling for mineral exploration: Two tools developed to allow drillers to collect information about the physical properties of the rocks near to the drill-hole, including natural radioactivity, magnetic susceptibility and electrical resistance.
Newton Laboratories Pty Ltd (Perth) – Oversize rock detection: A vibration-sensor device that is mounted on a mining truck to measure and process the signals from various vibrations to alert operators to stockpile oversize rocks to prevent crusher downtime and lost production.
Proteomics International Pty Ltd (Nedlands) – PromarkerD: A diagnostic test for Diabetic Kidney disease.
Optika Solutions Pty Ltd (West Perth) – Akumen: A cloud-based decision support environment and analytics framework that enables the integration of real-time, time series, transactional data and historical information to make future based decisions.
Scancam Industries Pty Ltd (Perth) SCANCAM – smart fuel security: a real-time integrated system incorporating high resolution video and still cameras, facial and number plate recognition and police database reporting to prevent the fuel theft.
Tilt Trays Enterprises Pty Ltd (High Wycombe) – Container loading and offloading system: a system designed for the safe loading and unloading of shipping (sea) containers from tilt tray trucks.
Trackem Pty Ltd (Perth) – a cloud-based asset tracking and management software, using a unique combination of barcode, global positioning system and radio frequency identification technologies to track and manage the location of assets, equipment and construction materials.