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Get to know the Spark $100k Challenge finalists - part 3

September 16, 2015

Last week we shared some background information on finalists NanoGene Biomedical Technologies, Green Spot / Not The End, and InSight Technologies. This week, we are pleased to share some more information about a further three teams:

CanaryEye – CanaryEye aims to improve water sustainability on farms by monitoring and detecting water leaks.

Resilient Slip Friction (RSF) joint – The invention aims to provide a cost-effective, damage-free structural connection system to dissipate earthquake energy. Thus allowing the structure to be occupied again with minimal business interruption and repair costs after severe events.

Surfeaz – Of the approximate 23 million surfers worldwide, it’s estimated 13 million will develop the preventable condition ‘surfers ear’ at some point. More than 80,000 surfers undergo surgery annually at a cost of $US861 million. Surfeaz’s biodegradable, in-ear device is aimed at helping to eliminate surfers ear and the need for surgery.

Tune in again next week to learn more about the finalists.

Alleasing to Make Mergers and Acquisitions in Australia and New Zealand Industry

Last week, Alleasing CEO, Daniel Blizzard, spoke with mergermarket.com.au regarding Alleasing’s mergers and acquisition plans and the company’s exciting new ventures into aviation, energy and medical financing. Read on to find out where Alleasing is headed.

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Kiwi Wineries are Defeating the Aussies in the US Industry

New Zealand wineries are taking over Australian sales in the USA for the first time ever, with nearly $50 million more in sales. Have Australian wine makers become too confident or are the New Zealanders doing something different?

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