Purpose-driven startups such as Great Wrap, Bare Cremation and Separation Guide are among the top winners of the annual Pause Awards.
Held in Melbourne and supported by VicGov, the fifth annual Pause Awards celebrate innovation and those who build Australia’s startup ecosystem, with 60 judges evaluating hundreds of entries across 50 categories. increase.rate the merit Business impact and its growth.
Of the 50 winners, 6 double title winners Naked Cremation, Separation Guide, Wisr, Circlein, Pentanet, Evee, Tern-x.
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Pause Awards Chair Lee Tonitto said:The companies that entered this year were mainly small and medium enterprises with less than 10 employees. Substantial increase in entries from above companies 100 employees. The average age of founders this year has dropped eight years, 29, compared to 37 in 2021.
“The 2022 participants have demonstrated the key role that business plays in creating a more equitable and renewable world. Submissions address some of society’s greatest challenges and It was genuine and bold in its approach to making real and measurable changes to places,” she said.
Event organizer George Heddon said the event went a step further this year with the launch of a new entry portal and website. 14 new categories.
“This awards program does more than just recognize true winners for excellence. performance and effectiveness in the Australian market, we Full commitment to addressing serious issues in response to local and global challenges It’s a volatile market,” he said.
In this year’s Top 5 industry charts, The education sector moved up one spot to fourth place. industr disappeared completely, health came in instead.of ‘challengers‘ The new technology breakthrough category has taken over leadership fromi wanted it‘ For sheer brilliance.
Living National Treasure and Perth-based plastic surgeon Dr Fiona Wood was selected for 2022. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame for his invention of Recell, a pioneering “spray-on-skin” technology used to treat burn patients. Dr. Wood founded Avita Medical to commercialize the procedure.
“We are honored to be recognized. The Suspension Awards builds a better ecosystem by recognizing authenticity They are real people and I am very proud to be one of them,” she said.
A complete list of Pause Awards winners is available here.