7 Results for month: 03/2018

Brisbane Fashion Runway partners with QUT Creative Enterprise Australia

Brisbane Fashion Runway will shine a spotlight on Brisbane’s unearthed design talent at Fortitude Valley’s The Tivoli on Saturday 27 October, in partnership with Infiniti Cars and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA). CEA Fashion Development Manager Thuy Nguyen discusses her excitement in working alongside ... More

Healthtech device facilitating early detection of dementia takes out creative tech Startup Weekend

Highlighting how wide the scope of creativetech is, a team working on a shoe sole with built-in technology that it hopes will be able to detect changes in the gait of the wearer to help identify the development of conditions including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s took out the top prize at the recent Startup Weekend at Creative Enterprise Australia. ... More

The leading women in Australia’s innovation ecosystem

The statistics around the number of women in the wider tech and innovation landscape – or lack thereof – are well-known. While there is still a significant way to go to level the playing field, the Australian innovation ecosystem is home to countless women doing fascinating things and hustling to build the community. Here are just some of the ... More

Medical startup wins marathon entrepreneur competition

A shoe that can detect the development of Alzheimer's and dementia was the idea that won the QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (QUTCEA) Startup Weekend Creative Tech competition. Solus Health, the six person team behind the ingenious idea, beat out a record number of 46 pitches to be crowned the winning startup. The company, in the 54 hour marathon ... More

Startup behind wearable device for detecting cognitive decline win 54 hour pitch marathon

The brains behind medtech startup Solus Health outpitched 46 other founding teams to secure victory at the 54-hour Creative Tech competition, held at Techstar’s recent Startup Weekend in Brisbane (2-5 March).  The winning startup is developing a shoe sole embedded with technology that detects changes in the gait of the wearer’s feet, with the aim ... More

2018 Startup Weekend Creative Tech Winner Announced

PRESS RELEASE – March 5, 2018 A team of six enthusiastic entrepreneurs took home the winning title at last weekend’s 54 hour marathon Startup Weekend Creative Tech competition. Solus Health beat out a record number of 46 pitches and was crowned the winning startup before a crowd of nearly 130 participants. The judging panel appointed by QUT ... More

Brisbane mum designs cycling gear for curvy women

Brisbane mother and recent cycling convert Barbara Spooner was disheartened when she first went scouting for cycling gear. The 55-year-old had taken up the sport a few years ago and was frustrated by the tight cycling shirts available for women. “I am not a size 8,” she said. “(If) I have to go buy something I have to get a 2XL. “I would go ... More