E5 Start-up and Innovation Workstream Meeting #40 (August 2019)
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Monthly meeting of the E5 Start-up and Innovation Workstream.

When: August 29, 2019
From 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Where: Sydney Startup Hub
11 York St
Sydney, New South Wales  2000
Presenter: Matthew Tati, David Goad and Eike Zeller
Contact: Matthew Tati, David Goad and Eike Zeller

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Join in person at Sydney Start-up Hub, Neighbourhood Co-Working space in Melbourne or online via BlueJeans. Details below.



Workstream Mission:
The start-up innovation workstream of the IoT Alliance is focused on helping IoT start-ups succeed. This is achieved by understanding, promoting and helping resolve the challenges faced by IoT start-ups, and the opportunities presented. This includes driving the IoT innovation agenda and bringing start-ups and industry players together to solve real and present issues faced in Australia today.


Workstream Goals:
1.Help IoT start-ups succeed
2.Identify new IoT opportunities for start-ups
3.Understand challenges in IoT start-ups
4.Raise awareness of IoT start-ups




1. Welcome - MT, DG, EZ

2. News and updates on other Workstreams, Executive Council and Board - FZ

3. IoTAA Collaboration Center - MT

4. IoTAA Partner Ecosystem/ Value Chain Mapping White Paper Project - DG

5. Melbourne Community Update - EZ

6. E5 membership updates / new members

7. Guest speakers - Jamie Flynn from Hone. Jamie has a background in medical research and deep technology development. From designing electrical interfaces with neurons to building advanced 3D medical microscopes, Jamie has always had a passion for creating and sharing new technologies. He co-founded Hone to apply his skills to the exciting area of in-field chemical testing in Agriculture and hopes to improve the data legacy passed onto the next generation of farmers and land custodians. Jamie will be talking about his startup journey with Hone, providing farmers with mobile IoT spectroscopes to test their crops in the field. He will share his learnings on hardware development in Australia, finding product-market fit, raising funds and re-branding from Rapid Phenotyping to Hone. 

8. IoT Event's Calendar

Next meeting Community / Event Type Location
23/08/-06/09/2019 Digital Innovations Festival Victoria Event Melbourne
01/09/2019 Melbourne Raspberry Pi Hackers (Jam) Event Melbourne
01/09/2019 OzBerry - Sydney's Monthly IoT Maker Space Maker meetup Sydney
03/09/2019 Top Tech Trends Debate Event Melbourne
05/09/2019 Future of Work Day - 'Women in IoT Roundtable' Event Melbourne
05/09/2019 Newcastle IoT Pioneers IoT Meetup Newcastle
08/09/2019 Hardware and IoT Startups in Sydney Hardware Meetup Sydney
08/09/2019 Brisbane & Gold Coast IoT IoT Meetup Brisbane
08/09/2019 Hardware StartUp - Brisbane Hardware Meetup Brisbane
10/09/2019 ELEVATE - Taking Hardware Concept to Commercialisation - Meetup Meetup Melbourne
17/09/2019 Made for Humans: Creating impactful IoT solutions with Arduino Event Melbourne
17/09/2019 Developing Commercially Scalable Smart Devices Event Wollongong
18/09/2019 IoT Security - Thoughts and Actions that IoTAA is taking to move mindsets Event Adelaide
26/09/2019 Everything IoT - Smart Cities and Transport Technology Forum Event Sydney
15-16/10/2019 IoT Impact Conference Sydney

9. 2019 Meeting Dates and Details of next Meeting - MT

          Meeting# 40, Thursday, 29-Aug-2019 (this meeting)

          Meeting# 41, Thursday, 26-Sep-2019

          Meeting# 42, Thursday, 31-Oct-2019

          Meeting# 43, Thursday, 28-Nov-2019

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Board room, Neighbourhood Work, https://neighbourhood.work/, 4 Brunswick Pl, Fitzroy VIC 3065



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