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Round 2 – 2018


The challenges businesses responded to were:

  • Fast and secure digital identity verification for people experiencing family and domestic violence
  • Intelligent data to transform tourism service delivery
  • Uplifting government capability to help deliver world-leading digital services
  • Managing the biosecurity of hitchhiking pests and contaminants on shipping containers
  • Automating complex determinations for Australian Government information

We distributed:

  • $1,465,597 in feasibility study funding
  • $6,000,000 in proof of concept funding

Successful grant recipients


Only recipients who participated in the feasibility study stage could participate in the proof of concept stage. If there is no dollar value against the applicant name in the proof of concept stage, they did not receive funding.

Fast and secure digital identity verification for people experiencing FDV

Applicant Name Feasibility study funding Proof of concept funding
Factil Pty Ltd $100,000 -
Avatas Consulting (Mawson (ACT) Development Pty Ltd $100,000 -

Intelligent data to transform tourism service delivery

Applicant Name Feasibility study funding Proof of concept funding
Wejugo Pty Ltd $100,000 $1,000,000
NEM Australasia Pty Ltd $100,000 $1,000,000
Geografia Pty Ltd $70,000 -
Metrix Consulting Pty Ltd $100,000 -

Uplifting government capability to create digital transformation

Applicant Name Feasibility study funding Proof of concept funding
Tezet Pty Ltd trading as Next Paradigm $100,000 -

Managing the risks of hitchhiking pests and contaminants on shipping containers

Applicant Name Feasibility study funding Proof of concept funding
Trellis Data Pty Ltd $99,500 $1,000,000
Silverpond Pty Ltd $98,750 -
iugotec Pty Ltd $99,990 -
Industry Spec Drones Pty Ltd $99,947 $1,000,000

Automating complex determinations for Australian Government information

Applicant Name Feasibility study funding Proof of concept funding
Automated Reasoning Alliance  $97,410 -
Surround Australia $100,000 $1,000,000
Lenticular Pty Ltd $100,000 $1,000,000
PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS Indigenous Consulting Pty Limited $100,000 -