2009 Finalists Announced
2009 Finalists Announced!
7 April 2009
2009 Finalists Announced!

INNOVIC's International Next Big Thing Award™ 2009 finalists have been announced. You can view their individual profiles here. They are as follows:

Jim Warner - 360 Paper Water Bottle
Graham Strachan - Aquatain AMF
Alya Manzart - Bamboo De-brancher
Ross Chandler - Biosol
Jesco d'Alquen - CarbonNavigator
Graeme Huon - Controlled Plasma light
Stephen Shelley - Creative Water Technology
Stuart Little - Envirotate
Dr Peter French - Fermiscan Hair Test for Breast Cancer
Professor Stan Skafidas - Gigabit Wireless Transceiver on CMOS
Micah Atkin - Handheld medical diagnostic system
Toby Gifford - Jambots
Dean Cameron - Joinlox
Peter Long - Lockbox
Steve Sherlock - Oodles Qjump Membership Program
Max Cherry & Raymond Ng - Raymax
Roger Chapman - Road Transformer
Stewart Bartlett - Signos Personal Ultrasound
Paul Scoullar - SI-TORO™ technology
Aniruddha Desai, Jugdutt (Jack) Singh, Hai (Harris) Le, Stephen Kim, Song Cui & Yassin Jaffe - Smart Energy & Load Management System
Stuart Elliott - SolaMate - Solar Air Heating, Cooling & Ventilation System
Rod Sheppard - The Eco-switch
Alex Koszo - Vecor Building Materials
Anton van den Hengel - VideoTrace
Walter Peter Wright - WRINO

The winner of the International Next Big Thing Award category is Jim Warner for the 360 Paper Water Bottle. As the winner, Jim will be flown to Melbourne Australia with 5 nights accommodation at the 5 star Hotel Windsor to attend the awards ceremony.

Congratulations to all those who have been selected as 2009 finalists.

A special thank you to all applicants who participated. The applications were all of a very high standard and the judges had some very difficult decisions to make.

$60,000 in cash and prizes and over $100,000 worth of outstanding publicity and promotion will be awarded. The 25 finalists will have their innovations exhibited at the Melbourne Museum, Australia, from 30 May - 12 July 2009.