Innovation Challenge 2024

Previous Winners & Gallery

Explore the past Innovation Challenge winners and be inspired by their innovative ideas, much like our esteemed judging panels were. Find out full details and delve into the brilliance that secured their success by visiting their websites below. 

If you’d like to apply to be this years Innovation Challenge winner, visit our Application Process page today for further details on what we’re looking for and who can apply. 

WINNER – 2023 Innovation Challenge

Septest is developing a lateral flow test capable of diagnosing sepsis from a single drop of blood, in under 5 minutes, at the point of need, in any healthcare setting, in any part of the world.

“As previous winners, Septest can attest to the immense value this program brings. The benefits have been truly transformative for us, and we personally can’t wait to see what innovations come through the new medical category. This program is an invaluable resource for innovators in any field. The TBAT network is vast and supportive, with experts leading each workshop who are outstanding and engaging. And, best of all, it’s free”

Alistair Wilson, Founder – Septest

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WINNER – 2022 Innovation Challenge

Innovative PhenUtest point-of-care testing that delivers results in less than an hour, including a full antimicrobial susceptibility test. This cutting-edge technology has the capacity to revolutionise the identification and management of urinary tract infections, a common condition associated with billions of dollars of annual healthcare costs globally.

“The Innovation Challenge has truly served as an invaluable platform for PhenUtest Diagnostics. It provided us with a great opportunity to spotlight our technology. Winning the challenge not only provided us with the essential exposure we needed but also facilitated significant support. Thanks to the assistance from the support and the partners we found through the Innovation Challenge, our growth has skyrocketed since then.”

Srijan Jindal, Chief Scientific Officer
and Co-founder – Phenutest Diagnostics Ltd

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Take a look back at our previous finalist showcase events. 2024 promises to be bigger and better, with a new showcase venue.