2017, November 11th, AVCAL: “What’s the next big thing in deep tech innovation?”

About the event

Hear about the emerging technologies coming out of CSIRO’s deep tech Innovation Accelerator, ON. Gain insights on the following ground-breaking technologies in a panel discussion moderated by King & Wood Malleson’s Scott Bouvier.

Program panellists

Coviu provides all the tools necessary to make video consultations, as an alternative means of delivering therapy and advice, a reality by supercharging the patient-clinician conversation. [Silvia Pfeiffer]

Modular Photonics produce a glass chip micro device which can achieve a 100 times increase in data transfer speeds at approximately one tenth of the current cost across various ranges. [Michael Whithford]

Cardihabâ„¢ is a digital health company helping patients with heart disease. The Digital Cardiac Rehabilitation (DCR) solution uses smartphone apps and web portals to give clinicians the ability to deliver more convenient, flexible and engaging cardiac rehabilitation services to patients. [Simon McBride]

The ON program partners with 30 universities, has over 400 mentors and has graduated 200 groups in just two short years.

Hear from CSIRO’s Chief Exective Dr Larry Marshall about the unique value of accelerators like ON in the VC landscape; what’s on the Australian innovation horizon; and the role CSIRO plays in taking valuable world-class research out of the lab and into the marketplace.


  • Dr Larry Marshall, Chief Executive, CSIRO
  • Scott Bouvier, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons