TNQ Innovation Awards

TNQ innovators rewarded

A virtual gift voucher service, a versatile food product made from bananas and a social media app that helps log travellers’ journeys were among the eight winners of Council's 2016 Tropical North Queensland Innovation Awards.

The awards were presented at a celebration of innovation on 16  November, featuring presentations from ABC presenter James O'Loghlin and Brisbane Angels' Mike Avey. The winners each received a $1000 cash prize from Council plus tailored prizes from local professionals to assist in their further business development.

Congratulations to all 68 inspirational entrants and the eight winners:

* Best Pipeline Product:  Cyclevision
* Best Proven Product: Natural Evolution
* Best Pipeline Process:  Innovation in Education
* Best Proven Process:  JCU Internet of Things (Bachelor of Engineering)
* Indigenous Innovation:  The Water App
* Eco Innovation:  Portagrid
* Mayor’s Inspire:  Storyboard Social
* People’s Choice: Cherrygift

Thank you to our valued sponsors and partners: Sea FM, Channel 9, Iceburg Innovation, Crowe Horwarth, James Cook University, MacDonnells Law, CQUniversity, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland, Stanwell, Cairns Post, Cairns Zoom, theSPACE, Precedence, Tourism Tropical North Queensland and the Queensland Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships.

For further details visit the TNQ Innovation Awards website:

TNQIA Applicants

Last updated: 15 December 2016