CORE was honoured to host a visit by HRH Prince Andrew today to introduce him to some of CORE and FLUX’s startups. He met with companies innovating in fields ranging from defence to composting. The Prince is in Perth this week for the finals of his Pitch @ Palace competition.
For our final Meet the Innovator for 2018 we were lucky to be joined by Jeannette McGill, Head of Telstra Mining Services, as our guest innovator. It was a great discussion where she shared her thoughts on the importance of fostering a culture of innovation, shared insights from her experience building teams, and gave tips for ways startups can connect to big corporates.
View the event video.
As Australia’s first resources and energy sector focused innovation hub, CORE is a proud supporter of West Tech Fest, WA's annual celebration of the APAC startup ecosystem.
During the week CORE will host events bringing the sectors’ innovators and leaders together as we showcase cutting edge technology being developed in resources and energy, look to the future with Lithium Valley and explore new ways to build innovation networks.
The biennial Innovation: State of Play mining survey is the largest of its kind in the world, with 800+ senior executives participating in 2017.
The 2018 survey is now open and industry is strongly encouraged to have your say. The survey takes a strategic level approach to innovation, an provides insights to help uncover the impediments and success factors driving innovation across the industry supply chain.
As Australia’s only resources focussed innovation hub, CORE is pleased to support the WA Industry and Export Awards celebrate and recognise local resources and energy companies who are impacting innovation in the sector globally.
Congratulations to Como Engineers for winning the Minerals, Energy & Related Services (MERS) category and also to CORE Member Blue Ocean Monitoring for winning the Environmental Solutions award.
Mukesh Patel, Founder and CEO of CORE Startup member Visual Intellect, was selected to participate in NERA’s Global Pathways program culminating in participating as an exhibitor at NERA’s first ever Australian Pavilion at Gastech 2018, Barcelona. Check out his experience showcasing his technology on a global stage.
Our Meet the Innovator Series connects the CORE community with some of the brightest minds in the industry. Our guest innovator for October was Mahmood Hussein of Global Drone Solutions. Mahmood provided fantastic insights into growing a business based on his journey.
The Finalists for the 30th WA Industry and Export Awards were announced at CORE today at an event attended by award applicants and sponsors. CORE is a proud sponsor of the Awards which honour and acknowledge Western Australian businesses achieving success in international trade in a range of sectors.
Perth-based technology company Chironix have been selected as the winner of the second CORE Start Award. The award was announced as part of CORE’s second anniversary celebrations on Thursday 23 August 2018 by NERA CEO Miranda Taylor.
Chironix works across Robotics, Machine Learning, Data Engineering and Cloud. They apply robotics capability to industry, integrating sensors and other technical solutions to highly mobile robots to solve client problems. Chironix co-creates with their clients from idea inception through to procurement, and on the implementation of these solutions through a series of trials and workplace integrations.
CORE hosted a briefing for an International Media Visit (IMV) of leading African journalists coordinated by the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) recently. CORE provided a briefing on ways our hub is impacting mining innovation culture and hosted a guest panel discussion on women in mining.
Our Meet the Innovator Series connects the CORE community with some of the brightest minds in the industry. Our guest innovator for August was Philip Christensen of global engineering software giant Bentley Systems discussed his journey, from founding Formation Design Systems to selling and becoming the Senior Vice President of Bentley Systems
Minimising overheads and maximising connections is critical for early stage and emerging technology startups. The ‘CORE Start’ award provides promising resources tech startups with 3 months of co-working at CORE coupled with facilitated industry connections and support to grow their business. A briefing session was provided for companies interested in applying for Round 2 of the Award.
Our guest Innovator for July was Terry Stinson, former CEO and currently Non-executive Director of Orbital Corporation Pty Ltd., Non-Executive Chairman of Talga Resources and Non-Executive Chairman of Carnegie Clean Energy. Terry is an engaging storyteller who shared his insights on a variety of topics and provided attendees with a wealth of advice and encouragement to succeed.
Rebecca Kerr, General Manager of Technology for Roy Hill was our guest innovator for June. The discussion was facilitated by Susan Kreemer Pickford, General Manager of Engineers Australia. Rebbecca shared her insights on how to set up an innovative culture and capability set, noting the need for strong direction and consistent leadership to ensure success.
CORE Innovation Hub received funding from METS Ignited during Round 1 of their Collaborative Project Funds. Have a look at the case study on our work driving collaboration and the commercialisation of innovation in Western Australia and on a national level.
In this interview and Q&A, Thor discusses how hardware and software development are crucial for mining, how to procure talent for your business, and how to gain mass funding by non-traditional means. You can view the full interview thanks to our Media Partner Niche Interview.