Recipients

We are pleased to announce 10 recipients for the Round 3 of Hot DesQ.

Our recipients will be placed at Host locations around Queensland, arriving from April 2019.

Read our Case Studies on previous rounds of the Hot DesQ program.

Follow the journey of our recipients on social media #HotDesQ.

 

Competeshark
https://competeshark.com

Competeshark provides AI driven Competitive and Market intelligence

Host location: theSPACE, Cairns

Attracted to Queensland from New South Wales, Australia

 

Eco Wave Power 
http://www.ecowavepower.com

Eco Wave Power is an advanced and innovative international wave power developer. The company has developed proprietary technology for extracting energy from ocean and sea waves and its reliable, clean and cost-effective conversion into electricity.

Host location: River City Labs, Brisbane

Attracted to Queensland from Gibraltar       

 

HigherEdMe
http://www.higheredme.com

HigherEdMe is connecting international student candidates with higher education institutions to study abroad. HigherEdMe has built the first free study abroad matchmaking platform for universities and has gathered more than 40 000 students and 350 university recruiters. HigherEdMe provides acquisition services and innovative tools for internationalisation.

Host location: Fishburners, Brisbane

Attracted to Queensland from France

 

HotelFlex
http://www.hotelflex.io

HotelFlex helps hotels generate revenue from unsold rooms. They do that by making the empty rooms available for early check-ins to guests arriving on early morning flights or late check-outs to guests leaving on late afternoon flights. This improves the standard of service to guests and increasing the hotel's revenue.

Host location: GC Hub, Gold Coast

Attracted to Queensland from United Kingdom

 

KUAFIT
http://www.kuai.fit

Marketplace of sport and fitness training plans that allows coaches to digitise their content and distribute it. Training plans automatically adapt to each individual using smart voice coaching, accurate sensors, patented technology and proprietary software algorithms; and they are deployed through mobile apps, or directly through the KuaiFit headphones.

Host location: Fishburners, Brisbane

Attracted to Queensland from China

 

Parasym
http://www.parasym.co

Parasym is a medical device company developing innovative nerostimulation products that improve quality of life. Parasym have developed and commercialised their first device which allows the Vagus Nerve to be stimulated without surgery. This can be applied to benefit several conditions through autonomic, inflammatory and neurological mechanisms.

Host location: Fishburners, Brisbane

Attracted to Queensland from United Kingdom

 

QuestaGame
http://www.questagame.com

QuestaGame is a global mobile gaming venture that gets people outdoors to discover, learn about, map and protect life on our planet for a sustainable future. They embrace the power of the latest multiplayer mobile gaming technology to take mainstream audiences outdoors where they compete to become environmental scientists.

Host location: theSPACE, Cairns

Attracted to Queensland from Australian Capital Territory, Australia

 

Smart Reef
http://smartreef.io

Smart Reef is creating a digital safety management platform for snorkel/scuba tourism boats to replace pen and paper signatures currently used for passenger tracking. The platform will also collect environmental data while on a tour - enabling trend data to be collected and published faster for areas that directly impact reef tourism.

Host location: theSPACE, Cairns

Attracted to Queensland from New South Wales, Australia

 

Sunbirds
https://www.sunbirds.aero

Sunbirds has created a unique autonomous aircraft that harvests solar energy to fly ten times loner and farther than other drones. Designed for ultra-long range missions in extreme environments, Sunbirds' solution is the perfect decision-making tool for organisations and people who manage large remote areas.

Host location: River City Labs, Brisbane
Attracted to Queensland from France
 

TakeMeTour
https://www.takemetour.com

TakeMeTour is the largest peer-to-peer marketplace for local tours and activities in Thailand (and expanding to Southeast Asia) connecting foreign travellers to more than 20 000 local experts from 55 cities via 1 day tour (with 97% customer satisfaction). TakeMeTour was featured in Forbes 2018 and Asia-Pacific ICT Award among many other local/international recognitions.

Host location: QUT Creative Enterprise Australia, Brisbane

Attracted to Queensland from Thailand