The Western Australian government is committed to raising the profile of innovation in Western Australia and supporting the delivery of government initiatives to advance the growth of the State’s innovation based industries.
The WA Innovator of the Year (IOTY) program has showcased innovative and entrepreneurial individuals, businesses and creative minds since 2006. The program has benefited many of those who have participated as well as the broader community of Western Australia.
The WA Innovator of the Year program, is a valuable initiative which provides support to innovators and entrepreneurs across our State.
Young Innovator of the Year
The Innovator of the Year and Just Start It programs have formed a collaboration to identify a Young Innovator of the Year Award recipient. Teams participating in Just Start It will have the opportunity to apply for the Young Innovator of the Year. Details will be made available to participating teams through the Just Start It program.
Applications for the 2017 WA Innovator of the Year Program are now closed.
2017 WA Innovator of the Year program details:
- 2017 Key Dates
- Application Process
- Applicant Information Session – Joondalup
- Applicant Information Session – Bentley
- Applicant Information Pack
- Emerging Innovation Category Application Form
- Growth Category Application Form
Thank you to the 2017 Innovator of the Year program sponsors:
Encouragement Award Sponsors
Previous Winners and Finalists
- 2016 Winners and Finalists
- 2015 Winners and Finalists
- 2014 Winners and Finalists
- Previous winners and finalists
Promoting the Program
- Message from the Patron
- Message from the Chair of the Advisory Committee
- Celebrating 10 years of innovation in WA
- Success stories
- 2015 WA IOTY program features on Destination WA
- 2012 Growth Category Winner shares IOTY experience
For further information:
Program Manager, Office of the GCIO
(08) 6551 3948