Fastbrick Robotics wins national Innovation Awards in Australia
Australian robotic technology company Fastbrick Robotics Limited has received two National Innovation Awards at Australia’s premier innovation awards event.
The iAwards were held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday 30 August 2017 where Fastbrick was announced as the winner of the “Industrial and Primary Industries” category and was also awarded the overall “Inspiration of the Year” award sponsored by the Victorian Government. Fastbrick qualified for the iAwards, after recently winning the Western Australian award for the “Most Disruptive Technology”, at the WAITTA Incite Awards held in June 2017.
As winner of these two new national awards, Fastbrick Robotics is now eligible to participate in the next round of global innovation awards at the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards to be held in Bangladesh on 5 – 8th of December this year.
The “Industrial and Primary Industries” Category Winner
This category focusses on product solutions that deliver automation through the integration of systems, technologies and processes in the commodities sector, which include industries such as agriculture, mining, oil & gas, energy, manufacturing, transport, utilities and importantly construction. The award highlights the importance of digital productivity to optimizing processes, reducing costs and developing products of the future.
Inspiration of the Year Award
This overall award is selected from the winners of the following awards categories: Consumer Markets; Community Service Markets; Industrial & Primary Industries; and Business Service Markets. The award recognizes Fastbrick Robotics as making the most posisitve (and measurable) impact on its target market, being digital construction.
The iAwards are facilitated nationally by The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) to honour organisations and students at the cutting edge of technology innovation and recognise the achievements of home-grown Australian innovators.
Fastbrick Robotics CEO, Mike Pivac: “Fastbrick is honoured to be announced as the winner of the “Industrial and Primary Industries” category and to have also been awarded the National “Inspiration of the Year Award”. These awards recognise our commitment to developing and commercialising digital construction technology solutions and reinforce the significance of the opportunity we are addressing across the global digital construction sector. While our revolutionary bricklaying machine Hadrian X has attracted global attention, we are proudly an Australian technology company with a Perth-based team, focused on improving the safety, speed, accuracy, cost and waste management in the construction industry. We thank the Australian Information Industry Association for creating a platform to celebrate Australian innovation and applaud all the National iAwards’ nominees and award winners for their service and contribution to Australia’s culture of innovation.”
Fastbrick Robotics is an Australian robotic technology company developing and commercialising digital construction technology solutions. Fastbrick Robotics’ revolutionary bricklaying machine Hadrian X represents the first application of the Company’s underlying intellectual property portfolio. Hadrian X is a globally patented 3D robotic bricklaying system and marks the transition to dynamically stabilised robots operating outdoors in uncontrolled environments. Fastbrick Robotics is committed to improving the safety, speed, accuracy, cost and waste management in the global
construction industry through utilising the world’s latest innovations in mobile robotic technology.