Drawing the curtain on Tech23

TeamSlatts has loved developing and producing Tech23 for 13 years – but we have decided it’s time to draw the curtain. TeamSlatts is passionate about events. Imaginative events help people make vital (sometimes serendipitous) connections, which in turn help...

Nurturing innovation from concept to commercialisation

By Dr Charlie Day   CEO, Jupiter Ionics, past CEO, Office of Innovation and Science Australia This article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow. The deeptech commercialisation landscape in Australia has changed significantly in recent...

Thoughts on growing an ecosystem

By Ed Husic   Member for Chifley, Shadow Minister for Industry and Innovation This article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow. Innovation has been in our DNA, we’ve had to be clever, smart problem solvers to survive in Australia over...

We need to up the ante on skills investment

By Ian Buddery Chair, Maestrano, Critical Arc and 6clicks; advisory board member Groguru This article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow. The landscape has transformed in the 40 years that I’ve been in the software industry. We’ve...

Gamechanging medtech to change lives

By Dr Robyn Stokes CEO Bionics Queensland This article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow. As medtech innovation moves to centre stage,  we’re now seeing a very exciting marriage between bionics and regenerative medicine. We’ve come...

Engineering for surprises

By Nicholas Gruen   CEO, Lateral Economics This article is an excerpt from the Tech23 2021 booklet Towards a Better Tomorrow. Today Mark Zuckerberg is a pretty bad actor in my opinion, but he did some brilliant work to get Facebook where he got it. Where MySpace was...