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Green to Gold Presentation - Commercialising Cleantech Opportunities, May 22nd 2009 Brisbane Innovation Festival

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Start Innovation Centre

  1. 1. Sustainability Leading the^ Revolution! Green To Gold Converting Sustainable Technologies Into Profit MAY 2009 Saturday, 30 May 2009
  2. 2. Saturday, 30 May 2009
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  5. 5. START IS COMMITTED TO ASSISTING AUSTRALIAN BASED SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION. Independent (Philanthropic & Commercially focussed not linked or funded by Uni’s or Government) Self-funded (investors, funds, commissioned research) Culture of collaboration (open innovation, teamwork, respect, and ethics) Flexible and agile (we can work with any group who has the same focus/values) Committed to support young professionals in an innovation environment (skills to benefit wider innovation community) Focused on early-stage of commercialisation pipeline (aim: feed more into the pipeline = more commercialisation successes) Saturday, 30 May 2009
  6. 6. THE INNOVATION PIPELINE START is assisting businesses through the Innovation ‘Pipeline’ Investment Investment Proposal Ready Exit Exit $50k $200k - $2M Point $2 - 10M Point $10M + - Prototype Venture assessment - Feasibility Study - Proof-of-concept Development Commercialisation Start Innovation Centre’s primary involvement Start’s involvement phases out during the Development stage Saturday, 30 May 2009
  7. 7. YARRABILBA The Vision “To set a world benchmark in sustainable urban development”. ! 1st Carbon Neutral Town/City ! Live, Learn, Work Play ! 50,000+ Residents ! 26,000 new local jobs ! $8-10 Billion project ! An education system themed on conservation ! Worlds 1st Environmental Business Cluster ! Digital connected community - fibre to home/business/education Saturday, 30 May 2009
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  9. 9. The Peer Produced Airplane • In the past, Boeing wrote detailed specifications for each part and asked suppliers to build to a plan. • Today, suppliers co-design airplanes from scratch and deliver complete sub-assemblies to Boeing’s factory, where a single plane can be snapped together like Lego blocks, in as little as 3 days. Saturday, 30 May 2009
  10. 10. Case Study: Peak3 Improving Diesel Engines with Gas • Duel fuel Technology • Initial focus - Fuel Efficiency • Realignment - ‘Emission Control’ • Start’s Role • Collaboration (Peer to Peer) • Technology Validation - R&D • Business Development (contacts!) • CEO placement? Saturday, 30 May 2009
  11. 11. Green to Gold Mavericks Grey Haired Revolutionists ! Phil Little and his band of merry men! ! Pioneers of off grid living - Energy Water Waste and Transport - Solar House Revolving Roof & Electric Car - Agent of change for 50+ years ! Government moving at glacial pace! ! Mentoring goes both ways - Visit: www.solardecathlon.org - Watch: Who Killed The Electric Car - Visit: www.thestoryofstuff.com Saturday, 30 May 2009
  12. 12. This Quote...got me thinking? “When I was a boy a family motor car cost three times the value of an ordinary suburban home, now a suburban home costs three times as much as a motor car. Now that shows the progress that industrialisation has brought to the production of motor vehicles. In the building trade, on the other hand, there has been very little progress … since Noah built the ark!” Dick Dusseldorp 1959 Newspaper Interview Founder of Lend Lease Saturday, 30 May 2009
  13. 13. New Urban Living ...Everything that can be digital will be digital Desktop Construction (DTC) is coming! ! Press ‘PRINT’ - Output Your New Home - Digital files converted - ‘offsite’ robotic assembly line manufacturing processes ! New Eco-Structural iGrid Panels ! Green Roof - your own veggie patch! ! Chosen Medium is Recycled Concrete ! Carbon Eating Coatings – (Titanium Dioxide) ! Faster, More Affordable, Sustainable! Saturday, 30 May 2009
  14. 14. LOHAS - Lifestyles Of Health & Sustainability LOHAS consumers...get it! ! Google LOHAS – 2,700,000 ref. ! Mobium (Aust) Research Group ! Will pay 20% premium - sustainable products ! $22 billion Australian market by 2010 Saturday, 30 May 2009
  15. 15. LOHAS - Lifestyles Of Health & Sustainability LOHAS consumers...get it! ! Google LOHAS – 2,700,000 ref. ! Mobium (Aust) Research Group ! Will pay 20% premium - sustainable products ! $22 billion Australian market by 2010 Wrap Up ! Cleantech Innovation - Leading The Revolution ! Start - Early Days; we’re moving in the right direction ! Collaboration - About Working Together ! TAKE HOME POINT - Think Different Saturday, 30 May 2009
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  17. 17. “Here’s to the crazy ones!” My blog: www.ozechad.wordpress.com Saturday, 30 May 2009
  18. 18. Sustainability Leading the^ Revolution! Green To Gold Converting Sustainable Technologies Into Profit MAY 2009 Saturday, 30 May 2009

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