Clunies Ross Innovation Award

SpeeDx Founders Receive ATSE Clunies Ross Award

The Academy of Technology and Engineering’s (ATSE) Innovation and Excellence Awards for 2020 announced SpeeDx founders Dr Alison Todd and Dr Elisa Mokany winners of the Clunies Ross Award for Innovation.

“The 2020 ATSE Awards celebrate Australian success stories, where engineering, applied science and technology are improving existing Australian industries and creating new ones,” said Academy President, Professor Hugh Bradlow, as he warmly congratulated all winners.

The ATSE Innovation and Excellence awards recognise outstanding achievement across a range of fields including biotech, agriculture and engineering – and from small and large private, government and academic organisations.

Among this year’s award winners were innovations and practical solutions to a range of issues, including AI-guided  pest and crop management, ultra-low gluten barley, and Alison and Elisa’s patented technology that drives SpeeDx diagnostic tests and enables personalised, precision medicine.

Watch the video describing the award