We need the research, the organisations that create and nurture these companies, the founders who lead them, the supporters that invest in them and the community who believes in them.
‘This is such an important piece of Australia’s future that we don’t celebrate at the moment. The whole ecosystem of government, universities, investors and state agencies have not stood together in a coherent way.’
Natasha Rawlings, Uniseed
Going forward, we need innovators to navigate increasing uncertainty. To thrive in a post-pandemic world, organisations will need to be resilient, nimble and better connected than ever – using solutions that Australia’s game-changing tech companies are perfectly positioned to provide.
Rachel Slattery, Tech23
BAU is a thing of the past. The pandemic has uncovered a plethora of brand new challenges around productivity and automation; environment, carbon and cleantech; medtech; growing scarcity; edtech and equity and equality and so many more.
In 2020, Tech23 will connect those interested in learning and collaborating with tech game-changers with the potential to solve wicked problems and breathe new life into our environment, economy, industry and workforce.
“Australian startup firms less than 2 years old were responsible for driving the 1.6 million net new jobs created between 2003–2014, while on a net basis, large firms made little contribution”
Dept of Industry, Innovation and Science
Tech23 2020 will have a focus on nurturing a wide range of global, R&D and enterprise partnerships; tapping into the experience and expertise of the Tech23 alumni companies; and running a number of new and exciting satellite events alongside the Conference.
We do hope you’ll join us!