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Cicada x Tech23 2024 | Australia's biggest deep tech festival


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Event description

Australia’s biggest deep tech festival celebrating radical innovation and brave ideas from the world of deep tech is back. 

Meet our Tech23!

Cicada Innovations invites you to join Australia's biggest gathering of the “deep tech village”.  Cicada x Tech23 is a central meeting point for the ecosystem, a space to connect and spark meaningful conversations about the ideas, technology and innovators that can propel humanity into a better tomorrow.


What to expect

Whether you’re a founder, investor, business leader, policymaker, or ecosystem builder, we invite you to envision your role in fostering a brighter future.

This is not your traditional startup pitchfest. Cicada x Tech23 emphasises in-depth discussions around 23 startups, organised into themed streams that anticipate the future opportunities and challenges for Australia and the world.

  • Engage with 23 leading deep tech thinkers and innovators shaping the future of technology.
  • Discover new and unexpected voices from across various industries, all united in their drive to forge a new future.
  • Connect with over 400 leaders from business, investment, and government, each committed to nurturing a thriving deep tech community.


Event Themes

Highlighting 23 technical solutions is not enough. We equally need to recognise the significant system shifts are needed to enable those solutions to fulfil their promise. Cicada x Tech23 23 will be organised into 5 systems, 5 streams of dialogue about the future in which the audience can engage in.


Glimpse the future, then do your part to make it a reality

Don’t miss your chance to be at the heart of Australia's deep tech revolution. Join us at Cicada x Tech23 and be part of crafting a future filled with innovative solutions and breakthrough technologies. Full program schedule will be announced soon. Register now to stay informed and ensure you receive all the updates as they become available.

Parking and Accessibility 

Lift and Disabled access on site.

Parking is available directly across the road from the venue in the Jones Bay Wharf Car Park or at The Star. You may enter the venue from the street level stairs or dedicated lift on Pirrama Road.

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