FINALISTS


Individual Categories

Academic of the Year

David Flannery, Queensland University of Technology
Andrew Dempster, ACSER, UNSW
Gregory Cohen, Western Sydney University
Iver Cairns, University of Sydney
Tat-Jun Chin, University of Adelaide and Australian Institute for Machine Learning
Alan Duffy, Swinburne University of Technology
Rowena Christiansen, University of Melbourne
Alice Gorman, Flinders University
Russell Boyce, UNSW Canberra Space
Andy Koronios, SmartSat CRC

Engineer of the Year

Thomas Cullum, Neumann Space
James Dean, Shoal Group
Arvind Ramana, UNSW Canberra Space
Andrew Barton, Southern Launch
Roger Lumley, A.W.Bell
Harriet Angus, Products for Industry
Jan-Erik Rønningen, Gilmour Space Technologies
Alex Pollard, Electro Optic Systems
Lauren Hanson, Gilmour Space Technologies

Executive of the Year

Jeremy Hallett, Clearbox Systems
Adam Gilmour, Gilmour Space Technologies
Gavin Dunwoodie, Products for Industry
Sarah Pearce, CSIRO
Kevin Robinson, Shoal Group
Robert Brand, ThunderStruck Aerospace
Carley Scott, Equatorial Launch Australia
Rob Coorey, Geospatial Intelligence
Blake Nikolic, Black Sky Aerospace
Jason Armstrong, Boeing Research and Technology – Australia

Graduate of the Year

Steven Despotellis, Melbourne Space Program
Harriet Angus, Products for Industry
Conor MacDonald, Shoal Group
James Hain, Inovor Technologies
Lewis McCluskey, Southern Launch
James Allworth, Electro Optic Systems
Lauren Hanson, Gilmour Space Technologies
Stuart Hackett, Gilmour Space Technologies

Innovator of the Year – Individual

Joshua Letcher, Space Industries
Flavia Tata Nardini, Fleet Space Technologies
Patrick Neumann, Neumann Space
Matthew Tetlow, Inovor Technologies
Jeff Lang, Titomic
Kimberley Clayfield, CSIRO
Jannene Kyytsonen, Space Habitats
Anna Moore, Australian National University Institute for Space (InSpace)
Robert Brand, ThunderStruck Aerospace
Christopher Galea, Boeing Research & Technology Australia

Researcher of the Year

Brett Biddington, Biddington Research
Malcolm Davis, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Joshua Chou, University of Technology Sydney
Kirk McKenzie, Australian National University
Alice Gorman, Flinders University

Rising Star of the Year

Christopher Capon, UNSW Canberra Space
Amy Parker, CSIRO
Jacob Hacker, KPMG
Nick Green, Products for Industry
Annie Handmer, Space Junk Podcast
Carley Scott, Equatorial Launch Australia
Blake Nikolic, Black Sky Aerospace
Rose Ordinaire, Stardom

Scientist of the Year

Patrick Neumann, Neumann Space
Gregory Cohen, Western Sydney University
Volker Hessel, University of Adelaide
Danail Obreschkow, International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, University of Western Australia
James Bennett, Electro Optic Systems

Company Categories

Academic Institution of the Year

University of South Australia
University of Sydney
Australian National University Institute for Space (InSpace)

Business of the Year – Large

Boeing Research and Technology - Australia
Electro Optic Systems

Business of the Year – SME

Clearbox Systems
Gilmour Space Technologies
Products for Industry
TQCSI
Shoal Group
Geospatial Intelligence
Australian Rocketry
Black Sky Aerospace
Norton Consultants

Defence Business of the Year

Silentium Defence
A.W.Bell
Clearbox Systems
Downer Defence Systems
Shoal Group
Geospatial Intelligence
Black Sky Aerospace

Early Stage Start Up of the Year

Lux
Internet 2.0
SmartSat CRC

Graduate Program of the Year

CUAVA (ARC Training Centre for CubeSats, UAVs and their Applications)
Shoal Group

Industry Association/ Not-For-Profit of the Year

One Giant Leap Australia Foundation
National Space Society of Australia
Australian Youth Aerospace Association (AYAA)
Australian Model Rocket Society Inc

Innovator of the Year – Company

Inovor Technologies
Melbourne Space Program
[email protected] Communications
Products for Industry
Thunderstruck Aerospace
Geospatial Intelligence
Black Sky Aerospace

Launch Business of the Year

Gilmour Space Technologies
Equatorial Launch Australia
Australian Rocketry
Black Sky Aerospace

Manufacturing Business of the Year

Titomic
Products for Industry
Toolcraft Australia
Black Sky Aerospace

Operations Business of the Year

Geospatial Intelligence
Australian Rocketry
Black Sky Aerospace

Research and Development Business of the Year

Industrial Sciences Group
Space Environment Research Centre
Boeing Research and Technology – Australia

Research Organisation of the Year

ACSER, UNSW
Columbus Group
CSIRO
Space Environment Research Centre

Start-up of the Year

Space Industries
Scubayorp STEM Outreach
Amentum Aerospace
Silentium Defence
ThunderStruck Aerospace
Black Sky Aerospace
High Earth Orbit (HEO) Robotics
Southern Launch