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CORE Innovation Hub has opened nominations for their Hot 30 Awards for 2022

CORE Innovation Hub has opened nominations for their Hot 30 Awards for 2022

The CORE Innovation Hub Hot 30 awards are now open for 2022.

These awards celebrate innovators in the mining, energy and resources sector. Western Air, a Tonsley-based business and a supplier for high-pressure equipment for the mineral industry was amongst last year’s winners.

Selected for their role in positively impacting the mining industry through innovation and technology, Western Air received industry recognition and opportunities as part of their prize.

""Securing a new premises in the Tonsley Innovation District linked Western Air to vital connections in the mining and resources sector""

Western Air Managing Director, Carly Ascott

“The opportunities for training, leadership and networking are regular. The support following the awards has also been phenomenal. I would encourage any business in these critical sectors to apply and explore the partnership possibilities now.”

Aligning with one of Tonsley’s core focus sectors, mining and energy services, the CORE Hot 30 Awards will acknowledge South Australian based businesses that address the needs of the industry in an innovative and exciting ways. With a satellite hub based at the South Australia Drill Core Reference Library at Tonsley, CORE works amongst the best of the best and will have no trouble choosing high-calibre nominees.

The winners, to be announced in February 2022, will showcase small and medium-sized businesses utilising innovation to solve large-scale problems.

""It’s a fantastic opportunity to showcase how well a team works together to solve industry problems and advance their operations to take the resources, energy, and mining industries to another level""

CORE Innovation Hub Manager, Renee Hakendorft

Pictured: CORE Innovation Hub Manager, Renee Hakendorft will be amongst the panel choosing winners for the Hot 30 Awards

“Many businesses are out there are driving change in their sector, but rarely put their hand up to tell the world what they’re doing or how they’re making an impact both in Australia and overseas. Whether it is in renewables, creating efficiencies in energy supply, harnessing space or satellite technology for the resources or mining and exploration sector and channeling Industry 4.0, it’s time businesses came forward to tell their stories.”

As a hub of major activity in the field, Tonsley is home to a plethora of outstanding, small businesses who are encouraged to apply to this year’s nomination pool.

“We’re looking for the next 30 hottest businesses to show they’ve stepped up and made a positive contribution and have risen to meet ongoing challenges to carve a niche within their sector,” Renee said.

Could this be you? Apply now. Applications are open till 30 November 2021.



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