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Curtinnovation Awards

Celebrating Curtin University’s bold innovators. 2024 Award Recipients to be announced Friday 30 August 2024.

Are you one of the world’s visionaries shaping tomorrow’s solutions?

The 2024 Curtinnovation Awards recognise and celebrate individuals and teams connected to Curtin through research, study, work or partnership who are developing innovations that will have a positive impact on society.

All ideas are welcome. Previous winners of the Curtinnovation Awards include an electrolyser process to produce green hydrogen from untreated water; an AI chatbot that prompts users to better manage their life and emotions; and a device that saves children with chronic ear infections from surgery.

Finalists will receive wider recognition of their work plus and a significant cash prize, plus be considered for further commercialisation support and the chance to promote their work to high-value business leaders at our annual Curtinnovation Awards luncheon.

Current students and staff, Curtin Alumni or industry partners, and graduates of our Curtin Entrepreneurship programs, Curtin Accelerate and Curtin Ignition, are all eligible to apply.

2024 Curtinnovation Awards Finalists

Curtin University is delighted to announce the 16 finalists that have been nominated for the 2024 Curtinnovation Awards. After an exceptionally competitive assessment period, the nominated teams represent a broad spectrum of exciting innovations being developed through research, study, work or partnership at Curtin University, further exemplifying our strengths in research commercialisation.

This year’s finalists are:

The 2024 Curtinnovation Awards recipients will be announced at a private luncheon on Friday 30 August.

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2024 Award Categories

Key Dates

Tuesday 5 March 2024 – Applications Open

Friday 3 May 2024 – Applications Close

Wednesday 26 June 2024 – Finalists Announced

Friday 30 August 2024 – Award Recipients Announced

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