Our Chiefly Leader brings word of the latest lucky winners of the InnovationConnect grants program:
- Treonic Pty Ltd – $10,000 to aid development of Treonic’s knowledge management medical platform, supporting clinical trials, patient management and data analysis & reporting;
Alexander Technology Research and Development Pty Ltd – $50,000 towards development of a commercially accessible version of Alexander Technology’s successful high-performance computing cluster product OpenClustera; [ED – I believe this mob have risen from the ashes of the much lamented Cougar Computers]
Auraya Solutions Pty Ltd – $50,000 towards Auraya’s voice biometric technologies to develop a ‘black-list’ capability for combating fraud in call centres and other kinds of telephone services;
ADdysk Pty Ltd – $5,000 towards prototype and IP strategies for a new advertising medium;
Talkizen Pty Ltd – $15,000 to assist Talkizen progress development of an innovative method of English tuition based on new internet technologies;
mHITs Limited – $7,750 assisting mHITs to conduct a trial of its SMS-based point-of-sale technology;
Admin Bandit Pty Ltd – $5,000 to assist Admin Bandit develop a web-based version of its successful accounting software package for volunteer treasurers;
Sensol Ltd – $20,000 in funding assistance to progress development of a fibre optic-based security solution.
3Tech Systems Pty Ltd – $10,000 to progress development of their OZESPORT online sports registration and management system;
Cubbyhole Pty Ltd – $30,000 to allow Cubbyhole’s ‘Perkler’ web-based service, which allows for the management of rewards and bonuses earned through various customer loyalty programs, to integrate with developing mobile technologies; and
Production Genie Pty Ltd – $41,305 to assist in development of Production Genie, a purpose-built software system providing an holistic approach to theatre production and event management applications.
In this era of open source software is there still a room in the market for these niche software products targeting cash-strapped sectors?