GIS People shortlisted as semi-finalist for Australian Technologies Competition

We are excited to announce that GIS People has been shortlisted as a semi-finalist for the Australian Technologies Competition in the “smart cities” category. The company has been honoured amongst thirty-two of Australia’s most forward-thinking technology companies for the ATC17 Business Accelerator. Many of the finalists are from industry leading innovators with the capability to become game-changers across the sectors of energy, manufacturing, food, cyber security and smart cities.

GIS People’s flagship product, Gruntify, was shortlisted for the work in the smart cities category, due to its ability to provide better, safer and smarter public services for citizens around the world. This platform was initially developed for government and citizens alike, where it ignites the collaboration and sharing of big data, in real-time, across multiple stakeholders in ways not possible with traditional technologies. Our user-friendly platform takes the “grunt work” out of your processes.

The Australian Technologies Competition is partnering up with the Federal Government’s Industry Growth Centres to identify and work with technologies from the priority sectors from the Government. Finalists have been shortlisted from several categories, from a set of more than 120 entries, for being industry leading innovators. The ATC17 Business Accelerator aims to help turn good technologies into great businesses. The judging panel featuring the leading experts in the country in commercialisation, finance, intellectual property and technology development.

We are thrilled to be shortlisted for this competition and hope to gain profiling opportunities with industry and investors, helping us increase our customer base both globally and in Australia.

“We are very honoured to be recognised for our continued efforts to develop and deliver world-class software solutions where location is key,” says GIS People CEO Jamie Leach. “Assisting communities to create efficient processes is a priority to GIS People – from enhancing public safety to rapid damage assessment following a disaster.”

The winners will be announced at the Technology Showcases in Melbourne and Sydney in October and November.