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Melbourne Climate Tech Showcase 2024

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Join us at Melbourne Connect for the 2024 Melbourne Climate Tech Showcase!

Presented by Climate Salad and the City of Melbourne, this event offers a unique opportunity to engage with groundbreaking solutions, government representatives, investors, and industry leaders in the climate tech ecosystem.

The event will include keynotes, panels, pitches, and demonstrations, along with ample networking opportunities! It's a must-attend for founders, investors, mentors, and policymakers alike.

Get insights from industry leaders about the challenges and opportunities Australian climate tech companies face when scaling internationally. Hear directly from founders presenting today and tomorrow's solutions through pitches, and meet them at the expo where you can see these products and solutions in action.

This event is also ideal for industry ecosystem supporters, researchers, students, and anyone eager to connect, explore, and learn about the latest developments and opportunities in the climate tech space.


Lucy Piper, Director WorkForClimate
Rachel Yang
, Partner Giant Leap
Eytan Lenko, CEO Boundless Earth
Ben Gust, Managing Partner Virescent Ventures
Judy Slatyer
, Director Climate Leaders Coalition
Georgia Beattie, CEO Bulla Park
Corinne Proske, CEO Trust for Nature
Emma Jenkin
, Kilara Capital
Jeff Renaud
, CEO Relectrify

And more to be announced shortly!

Event Details

Date: June 4th 2024
Time: 3:15-7:30pm AESTΒ 
Venue: Melbourne Connect,Β 700 Swanston St, Carlton VIC 3053

How to get there

The Showcase takes place at theΒ Forum and in the Launch Pad of Melbourne Connect.Β 
Both spaces areΒ accessible via the Superfloor of Melbourne Connect. Melbourne Connect is located on the former Royal Women’s Hospital site, on the corner of Swanston St and Grattan St.Β The venue is easily accessible through a variety of transport options.
Enter the foyer through the revolving glass doors from the covered walkway at 700 Swanston Street and proceed to the Superfloor via the stairs or by using the lifts on the right side of the foyer (press M on the lift call button).
We will have volunteers (all wearing a Climate Salad t-shirt so easy to spot) to help you navigate the space if needed.


3:15 Registrations open
4:00 Welcome by Nicholas Reece, Deputy Lord Mayor City of Melbourne
4:05 Opening keynote - Lucy Piper (Director,Β WorkForClimate)
4:20 From Australia to the world: sharing the latest data on the Victorian Climate Tech industry, and insights on global growth - Mick Liubinskas (Climate Salad)
4:30 Pitches from Climate Tech companies scaling internationally
4:50Β Eytan Lenko (CEO, Boundless Earth) in conversation with Rachel Yang (Partner, Giant Leap). Moderator: Mick Liubinskas (Climate Salad)
5:00Β Ben Gust (Managing Partner,Β Virescent) in conversation with Jeff Renaud (CEO, Relectrify).
5:10 Panel: Scaling Nature-based Solutions
Speakers: Corinne Proske (CEO Trust for Nature), Georgia Beattie (CEO Bulla Park), Judy Slatyer (Director,Β Climate Leaders Coalition). Moderator: Emma Jenkin (Kilara Capital)
5:30 Rapid fire pitches from Victorian Climate Tech companies
5:45 Networking and Climate Tech demos
7:30 End

Refreshments will be provided at the start of the event and catering will be available as part of the networking and demos.

There is limited capacity at this event. Please secure your attendance and receive further details about the event.

Climate Tech Solutions ExpoΒ 

Explore over 20 Australian climate tech solutions firsthand, featuring demonstrations from innovative ventures such as:

  • AfterΒ -Β  we are a platform-based company that provides recycling solutions to textile manufacturers and consumers in Australia, fostering the development of a sustainable and circular fashion ecosystem.
  • Alt. LeatherΒ - we have developed a world class 100% plant-based leather alternative, which is a sustainable solution to carbon-intensive animal leather and petroleum based plastic synthetics.
  • Alchemy chargeΒ - we have developed a pioneering SmartPoint technology that effortlessly converts standard power outlets into intelligent, pay-per-use charging stations, enabling individuals to effortlessly generate income from their existing power sources
  • Bardee -Β weΒ transform food waste into high-quality protein and rich organic fertiliser with insects.
  • BrightspaceΒ - we create innovative, accessible building efficiency solutions for a brighter, more sustainable future.
  • Capricorn PowerΒ - we generate renewable electricity (and heat) from sustainable materials which now go to landfill, and from waste heat and solar heat.Β 
  • Circular Sourcing - we provide aΒ digital marketplace for re-circulating quality surplus textiles and designer deadstock fabrics. Our platform is helping to reduce material waste, carbon emissions and water footprints in the fashion, apparel and textile industry.
  • Conry TechΒ - we are reinventing air-conditioning through our patented approach and system that reduces emissions and energy consumption whilst improving comfort.Β 
  • ClimaSens -Β weΒ equip organisations, communities, and decision-makers with the localised, actionable climate intelligence they need to adapt and thrive in a climate-impacted world.
  • DNA EnergyΒ - we use our software and unique wireless mesh technology to deliver asset level, real-time interoperability across HVAC, solar, batteries, pumps, and hot water.
  • EnaxiomΒ - we decarbonise water treatment and cooling processes with our patented technology, HydroCool.Β 
  • GeoNadirΒ - we make Earth observation analytics accessible for everyone, with browser based, frictionless, and convenient consumption of EO data, through the next generation of geoAI.
  • -Β we blend synthetic biology with green chemistry to produce sustainable textile dyeing solutions.
  • OnvolΒ - we are pioneering innovative industrial IOT power solutions for demanding applications such as wind energy, transport, and mining.
  • Phantm -Β weΒ empower businesses to make informed product and packaging decisions and reduce theirΒ environmental impact with our platform.Β 
  • SetmetricsΒ -Β we offerΒ a SaaS technology platform, providing a cloud-based building energy modelling tool focused on the operations, retrofit and sustainability requirements of existing buildings in the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry.
  • Voltavate -Β we are enhancing batteries with innovative separators for better performance and less waste.

Event partners

City of Melbourne


Amazon Web Services
Giant Leap

KPMGΒ High Growth Ventures
Everest Engineering

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