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Hills Pitch Day – exciting opportunity for staff and students

Hills Pitch DayThursday, 17 April 2014.

Source: UniSA

Through the Hills partnership, two University Project Pitch Days have been announced for 2014, on the 8 May and the 12 November. 

Pitch Day is an opportunity to pitch project ideas that could be instrumental in generating the next wave of innovative technology solutions, aligned with Hills market priorities. Successful pitches and projects will be funded, developed and commercialised in one of the two new Innovation Centres. 

Hills’ are focusing on ideas that support the following markets:

  • health & aged care or assisted living
  • lifestyle & well being (wearable devices)
  • security & safety
  • data analytics
  • automation & smart home
  • communications & mobility.

If you have an idea for a new, innovative technology based project that responds to needs in one of these markets, then you are encouraged to apply.

Pitch Day Application Process:

  1. Complete Hills application & submit to hills@unisa.edu.au

Focus on key criteria including the problem that needs solved, the target market segment or industry for the project, and potential market size.

  1. All applications will receive an email acknowledgement from UniSA
  2. UniSA will shortlist the best ideas for round 1 and provide support for developing the most successful pitch.

Summary of key dates – Round 1

March 31             Pitch Day applications open

April 22                 Pitch Day applications close

May 8                    Hills Pitch Day

May 18                 Successful projects announced

June – July          Pitch Day winners commence in Innovation Centres

This is a great opportunity to work with Hills Limited, one of Australia’s most iconic brands that are committed to technological innovation and excellence.