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Welcome to the home of ICT Geelong’s inaugural competition – The ICT Invention Test – Version 1.0.

This page provides you with all the competition details and entry information relating to our exciting competition, where prizes valued at more than $40,000 are on offer.

Some of the major details of the competition are as follows;

  • The competition focuses on helping innovators and entrepreneurs in Victoria to commercialise ideas, concepts or early stage projects that incorporate a major element of ICT as a part of their solution;
  • To be eligible to enter the competition the project must fit into one of the following streams;
    • ICT & Manufacturing
    • ICT & Health
    • ICT & ‘Anything’
  • You will need to be from a Victorian small-to-medium business, (less than sales of $ 5 million and less than 20 FTE Staff) an individual or team from a Victorian-based University, research organisation or school, or an individual or team residing in Victoria;
  • All entrants must complete the Executive Summary Template (below), sign the Non-Disclosure Agreement and send to Craig Hill ( by 6:00pm Monday 18th October 2010. Entrants will not need to submit any further Documentation or Business Plan.
  • Finalists must present at the ICT Geelong / Deakin University Conference on the afternoon of Monday 1st November in Geelong. Winners will be announced at 6:30pm on that evening.
  • A prize will be awarded to the best entrant in each of the 3 competition streams. Prizes include $10,000, 3 x 1-week Entrepreneurship Courses at Berkeley and 12 month business mentoring;
  • People interested in attending the ICT Geelong / Deakin University Conference on Monday 1st November should email Craig Hill. A full schedule for the day’s events and online registration will be available over the coming weeks.

Full details of the competition are available in the documents on the website :

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