It’s awards season!

Awards 2022
It's awards season, with 3 programs open now for applications.

Do you have a great idea for a new technology, product, or service?

Curtinnovation Awards

The Curtinnovation Awards encourage entrepreneurs, innovators, and researchers to pursue innovations in their field that could have a significant, positive impact on the world.

No idea is off limits. Previous winners of the Curtinnovation Awards include a smart health monitor enabling animals to live healthier, happier, longer lives; a revolutionary cybersecurity platform defending against state-based and criminal cyber attackers; and a data-driven program helping businesses, schools, and households to reduce their carbon footprint. View our previous winners here.

Submit your idea to the 2022 Curtinnovation Awards for your chance to win a share of a prize pool valued at up to $100,000, plus the opportunity to present your idea to Perth’s research, business and investor community, AND scholarships to participate in Curtin’s Ignition or Accelerate programs.

Applications are encouraged from not just Curtin staff and students – prospective students and current and prospective industry collaborators whose ideas could be advanced through work, collaboration, or study at Curtin, are also eligible to apply.

Applications are open now until Friday 10 June 2022

For more information about the awards, please contact the Commercialisation team

INFO SESSION on 11 May 1-1.30pm:

Incite Awards

WAITTA’s Incite Awards are also open for applications right now, and close on 14 April.

The INCITE Awards is WA’s longest-running Tech Awards Program (since 1991). The program showcases and supports ICT innovators in WA through an Awards system that places their technology innovation on the national and global stage.

Since inception, the INCITE Awards has received 819 applications from tech innovators across all ages and industry sectors. Over 306 of these have gone on to be winners at the national iAwards.

Premier’s Science Awards

The Premier’s Science Awards are also open.

The Awards cover all fields of science, including natural, medical, applied and technological science, engineering and mathematics. They are an initiative of the Western Australian Government and administered by the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation.

Applications close 20 April.

WA Innovator of the Year

Not to be outdone, the annual WA Innovator of the Year Awards will open for applications in early May, after an official launch on 3 May. Look out for this one, with $130,000 of prize money for winners.

Keep an eye out on the WA IOTY Website here.