A huge congrats to everyone who presented at IMPACT7 2017, and a special round of applause to those who won awards:

People’s Choice Award
Voted by the audience on the day, the People’s Choice will be awarded to the crowd favourite!

Winner: Lee Reid
CONSULT: A brain surgery planning tool

Greatest Potential Impact Award
Awarded to the solution deemed to have the greatest potential to make a tangible impact on the challenges facing us!

Winner: Michelle McIntosh
Inhaled Oxytocin: addressing maternal mortality in resource-poor settings

Collaboration for Impact Award
The solution that is using collaboration to make the most impact will take home this Award!

Winner: Mathilde Desselle
Biofabrication: the hospital of the future

Fast-tracked entry for one team to ‘ON Accelerate4 Selection Bootcamp’
Fast-tracked entry for one team to ‘ON Accelerate4 One successful team will receive fast-tracked entry to ‘Selection Bootcamp’ for the next round of the national science and technology accelerator, ‘ON, powered by CSIRO’. Held in late November 2017, ‘ON Selection Bootcamp’ brings together the best and brightest research teams from across the country for two days to vie for their position in the next round of the national accelerator, ON Accelerate4. ON Accelerate4 is the 12 week, full-time accelerator experience that arms research teams with the skills, expertise and connections they require to fast-track their innovation from lab to reality and help shape Australia’s future.

Winner: Lee ReidCONSULT: A brain surgery planning tool

1 of 3 Luna Tractor MBA book packages

1. Victor GaleaProtecting our landscapes: managing woody weed invasion
2. James EgglestonSolar powering your apartment: Open source solar storage
3. Christine CharlesPocket Rocket: a miniaturised space engine for Cubesat nano-satellites

The gemaker prize for technology innovation

3 hour strategy session in one of the following areas: Digital, Commercialisation, or Industry Engagement.

Winner: Mathilde DesselleBiofabrication: the hospital of the future

A one hour consultation with Impact Generation Partners

Winner: Sheree CairneyThe interplay between stories and numbers at the heart of Aboriginal wellbeing

1 year subscription to Cosmos Magazine

Winner: William Figueira3D Reefs