LETs Pitch: Australia 2023 — FAQs

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LETs Pitch FAQs

If you are an early-stage Australian company with innovative technology capable of making a significant impact in the transition to net zero, we want to hear from you. Refer to the program EOI guidelines for further information.
We are seeking technology solutions supporting Australia's low-carbon future. This includes:
  • Clean hydrogen — Technologies that support the production, storage, distribution or utilisation of clean hydrogen or clean hydrogen-based fuels.
  • Low emissions electricity — Technologies that support electricity derived from variable renewable energy sources (e.g. wind, solar, wave, tidal, etc.).
  • Electrification & fuel switching — Technologies that enable the replacement of fossil fuel energy sources (coal, oil, and natural gas) with electricity, or that enable a switch from emissions-intensive fuels to cleaner alternatives.
  • Non-energy emissions — Technologies that reduce emissions created through industrial and manufacturing processes, and waste management practices.
  • Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage — Technologies that capture, store, and/or utilise carbon dioxide or decrease atmospheric concentrations of CO2.
  • System flexibility and integration — Technologies that enhance system flexibility or enable systems integration. This including storage solutions like batteries and smart digital grids.
  • Energy efficiency & Industrial process optimisation — Technologies that optimise energy production and/or industrial processes or reduce energy requirements to deliver a given product or service.
Refer to program EOI guidelines for further information.
The judging panel for LETs Pitch Australia 2023 is made up of people and organisations championing home-grown innovation in low-emissions technologies, helping Australian businesses to develop cutting-edge technologies and connect to international markets.
Click here to see who will be participating as a judge.
Domestic program
  • EOI Close: 29 January 2023
  • Successful applicants notified: 10 February 2023
  • Pitch readiness workshop: Late February 2023
  • Live pitch event: from 3.00pm, 15 March 2023,
  • Winners announced: At the NERA Technology Discovery Centre from 4.00pm, 15 March 2023
  • Showcase space at NERA’s Technology Discovery Centre: 16 March 2023
LETs Pitch is only open to businesses with an office in Australia and a current Australian Business Number (ABN). Subscribe to NERA's communications and LinkedIn channels to keep up to date with national programs in the future.
As outlined in the EOI Guidelines, there is no expectation that any IP rights will be relinquished during this program. If you would like to learn more about IP in Australia, we encourage you to explore resources such as those provided by IP Australia.
In 2022, the three LETs Pitch WA winners received the opportunity to join the “Team WA” delegation to Offshore North Sea (ONS) conference and exhibition 2022 in Norway. This event attracted nearly 62,000 visitors from over 80 countries, providing the SMEs with access to an international audience, of investors and decisions makers. Later in the year, another four winners from LETs Pitch Australia joined the Australian delegation to the Global Clean Energy Action Forum in Pittsburgh, USA. This three-day event was the first of its kind, with 6,000 registrations and a convention of Energy Ministers from across the globe. These winners were able to pitch their technology at the NERA side event to this international audience.

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