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Spottr the difference
Across the world, tech is modernising and making a difference in the conservation efforts of wildlife. Cloud-based technologies are assisting in expanding the technology rapidly, without the need for extensive human intervention in vulnerable habitats.One eye-catching example is one of HATCH: Taronga Accelerator Program 2021 participants, Spottr. An integrated thermal-optic drone reconnaissance platform making feral management, stock monitoring and wildlife protection more efficient and effective. Providing land managers and scientific databases with the ability to quickly, easily and cost-effectively scan their geographic areas and have it downloaded to their devices. Check out their website: https://www.spottr.tech/
23 July 2021 by Bradley Delam...

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Keep it Shrimple
As part of HATCH: Taronga Accelerator Program 2021 Carapac's ocean to earth sustainable plastic packaging solution, made from crustacean shells is addressing the issue of plastic pollution. With only 10% of the world's plastics being recycled each year and soft plastics and packaging being the main culprit, Carapac is offering a solution to the problem. Sourcing natural material to combat the enormous amounts of plastic waste that ends up in the ocean they are keeping it shrimple. By using existing crustacean shells waste as a source they turn it into a sustainable plastic alternative. Check out Carapac here: https://carapac.com.au/
15 July 2021 by Bradley Delam...

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Israeli Company Telling Porkies – Is This Idea Kosher?
It's no secret that Pork is forbidden under Jewish Kashrut (Kosher) Law. It's also no secret that cell-cultured animals aren't hur
12 July 2021 by Jeremy Ungar

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Make your print interactive!
Who knew 18 months ago that QR codes would become such a big part of our lives? QR codes are now something everyone relies on a daily basis, from using the Covid safe app to accessing menus. Businesses and particularly small businesses have had to adapt to the demand, but as with most things, QR codes have their shortcomings. Perth startup Pic it! has created a new app that will replace QR codes and do not require a code, but rather uses image recognition technology to allow users to scan any object or printed material. Learn more: https://startupnews.com.au/2021/07/02/pic-it-and-link-it/
8 July 2021 by Bradley Delam...

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Food-delivery startup Rewalty is shaking it up
Remember the time before takeaway apps and your only option was to walk to pick up your food? Me neither. The pandemic has made food ordering services a necessity. Startups like Perth based Rewalty, Australia’s first blockchain-based loyalty and food ordering startup are taking advantage of this gap. Filling a gap in the market with their app that has the merchants, customers and delivery drivers as their focus. The food delivery industry has been in the spotlight for the last few years for its treatment of delivery drivers. Unlike others, Rewalty doesn't take any commission from the drivers. Read: https://startupnews.com.au/2021/07/02/the-food-ordering-app-giving-power-to-restaurants-and-drivers/
2 July 2021 by Bradley Delam...

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Directors on Digital by the AICD
#transformation | Perfect timing for this series by Australian Institute of Company Directors. Congratulations to Angus Armour, Narelle Hooper and thanks to Alan Kohler. The conversations demonstrate that in these organisation it is more than innovation theatre. It is a demonstration that boardrooms are on the move and Australian enterprises have heard the call to prepare their organisations to compete in a #global #digitaleconomy. Glad that it kicks off with Commonwealth Bank's Chair and University of Technology Sydney Chancellor Catherine Livingstone and Idea Spies Advisory Board Chair David Thodey....MORE > https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6816585816077406208
2 July 2021 by Maria MacNama...