15 August 2016

Three innovative energy resources companies have been announced as semi finalists in the 2016 Australian Technologies Competition (ATC16) in the Energy Resources category. These companies are developing a range of innovations that address big growth opportunities and challenges of the future.

Semi finalists advance to the Business Accelerator Program and will be matched with a mentor to help them assess and develop their existing business plan and then attend an intensive mentoring workshop prior to submitting their final business plan.

NERA is pleased to be a supporter of ATC16 which mentors and profiles Australia's leading technologies that are enhancing competitiveness and align with the growth centre.

NERA would like to congratulate the following Energy Resources semi finalists:

  • Long Pipes' Fluid Highway – is a continuous joint-free pipe, produced at 20kms/day using composite pipe technology cured onsite to provide the lightest, strongest, toughest, fastest to install, longest lasting, cheapest solution for long distance transportation of gases and fluids.
  • Reservoir Rock Technologies – has developed a highly efficient automated imaging, computer based process for analysis of core samples in the oil and gas industry.
  • Worldpoly – Worldpoly’s Australian PolyForce technology provides automated, safe and consistent welding of HDPE pipe systems using hydraulics and electronic controls and designed for remote and rugged use.

The finalists will be announced on 1 November.

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