Cicada x Tech23 2023

We searched the nation to find 23 of the most promising emerging deep tech ventures. At Cicada x Tech23 2023 they shared their vision for the future with an audience of industry leaders, investors, and policymakers who were able to support them at a crucial stage in their journey.

Ian Rumsby

5 Engagement Principles That Ensure Breakthrough Ideas Matter

Engagement
Dr Jeka Syenta

A New Era of Manufacturing

Manufacturing
Lucinda Hartley

Better data for better cities

Future
Manufacturing
Robert Yearsley

Changing our perception of the built environment

Future
Manufacturing
Heidi Tait

Cleaning up our Oceans

Recycling

Co-designing with Nature Panel

Future
Bill Bartee

Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is?

Future
Vanessa Vongsouthi

Infinite Plastic Recycling

Recycling
Michael Kingsbury

One Word - "Nature": How Uluu is Solving the Plastic Crisis with Seaweed

Recycling

Shifing the Mindset in Medcine Panel

Future
Manufacturing
Prof. Genevieve Bell

The Future is Already Here: Navigating Cybernetic futures

Future
Dr Jehan Kanga

The Three Pillars of Hydrogen Production

Future
Manufacturing
Mikaela Jade

The Untold Story of the Shipworm

Future

Meet the 23

Cicada x Tech23 2023 was proudly supported by

Destination Sponsor

The NSW Government is committed to driving economic transformation to deliver future benefits for the people of NSW.  As part of this transformation, Investment NSW and the Greater Cities Commission are working hard to boost our R&D capabilities, grow priority sectors and precincts, and foster startups and innovation. This work will help make NSW a sustainable, inclusive and thriving global hub for business, innovation, talent, visitors and residents.

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Since 2009, the annual Tech23 festival has called together the deep tech ecosystem to celebrate pioneering Australia science.

This year, Tech23 joins the Cicada family, united by our shared mission to celebrate and amplify radical innovators.

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