Congratulations to all our 2023 InnovationAus for Excellence winners!

The InnovationAus Awards for Excellence celebrates the translation of Australian ideas and research into commercial success and social impact across a broad range of categories.

The famous gala dinner – dubbed the Oscars of the innovation sector – brings together guests from across government, industry, capital, research and professional services at a black-tie dinner, for a night of networking and celebrations.

Are you interested in getting involved in the 2024 InnovationAus Awards for Excellence? If so, please follow the link below!


Entries open for 2024

March 2024


News & Photo Galleries 2023

Read all the stories about our winners and finalists.

Night of NightsArrival DrinksDignitaries, Finalists & 2023 InnovationAus Awards PartnersWelcome SpeechesWinners; Dancing.




“We don’t have to wait for someone else offshore to think of the next solution to our problems. Thank you to to giving a platform for us all to recognise that.”

The Hon Ed Husic

Minister for Industry and Science

“We need to celebrate great people and great organisations. keeps on giving and growing as a real positive influence for all innovation entrepreneurs in Australia.”

David Thodey

Chair of Xero and Tyro Payments, lead Non-Executive Board Director of Ramsay Health Care and former Chair of CSIRO

“The InnovationAus Awards for Excellence is all about sharing the success of our innovative businesses, and helping shape the future of our nation.”

Katie Knight

Interim CEO, Investment NSW

“The focus has brought to the innovation agenda - The Awards, the Innovation Papers and the continued policy discussion and debate - is of national significance. This community thanks you for your leadership.”

Rob Le Busque

Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific at Verizon

Interested in being a 2024 partner?

The InnovationAus Awards for Excellence is a 10-month program of news, podcasts, videos, events, publicity and social media amplification of the Australian heroes in our sector.

The Awards represent a significant branding opportunity – to become a central pillar in the innovation community.

We invite you to join us as a partner to align your brand with an impactful initiative that creates a legacy for Australia’s innovation ecosystem.

Industry Supporters

We would like to thank the following organisations who are supporting the InnovationAus Awards for Excellence and will help spread the word to their networks.