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2006 Category Winners  

 

 

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Construction & Architecture

 

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Energy Efficient, Sustainable Neon and Fluorescent Alternative Lighting Technology

 

Poly Optics

 

Poly Optics ' Neon and Fluorescent alternative will impact on these multi billion dollar markets, as the only company in the world able to produce the light output required while lowering power consumption.

   
Food, Agricultural Production & Marketing

 

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Landguard™ - enzyme technology for rapid breakdown of pesticide residues

 

Orica Watercare

 

 

The Landguard™ enzyme technology provides a rapid, practical and cost-effective solution for the management of pesticide residues. This technology, patented by CSIRO, has global opportunities for use in agriculture and sports turf markets.

   
Performance Materials

 

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Plantic Materials: Plastic from Plants

 

Plantic Technologies Limited

 

Australian invented biopolymer that is used for plastic packaging. Unlike more commonly used petrochemical plastics, Plantic r materials are made from a renewable resource (corn), are manufactured using standard industry processing equipment, are biodegradable / compostable and are available at an industry competitive price.

   
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SolarScan Melanoma Detection & Monitoring System

 

Polartechnics

 

The SolarScan system is the outcome of joint research for over 10 years between Polartechnics Ltd, the Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre at the University of Sydney, and the CSIRO. It has significantly expanded the opportunities for medical practitioners throughout the world to provide high quality skin cancer screening services for the early detection of melanoma, a vital survival factor with this dangerous disease.

   
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Hollow-Core Polymer Fibres 

 

Dr Alex Argyros

 

Polymer optical fibres made of a single material that transmit light even at wavelengths where the polymer is not transparent offer a cost effective alternative for hollow wavelengths in many applications.

   
Chairman's Award

 

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Plantic Materials: Plastic from Plants

 

Plantic Technologies Limited

 

Australian invented biopolymer that is used for plastic packaging. Unlike more commonly used petrochemical plastics, Plantic r materials are made from a renewable resource (corn), are manufactured using standard industry processing equipment, are biodegradable / compostable and are available at an industry competitive price.