Trackem Pty Ltd is delighted to announce that it has been named the winner of the ‘2015 Western Australian Innovator of the Year Awards’.
The awards - an initiative of the Department of Commerce, recognises the success of innovative ideas and celebrates the initiative of entrepreneurial individuals.
The program features two categories: Emerging Innovation and Growth. Trackem was a finalist in the Growth category.
The Mitsubishi Corporation WA Innovator the Year overall winner is chosen from these two categories.
Held at the State Reception Centre in Kings Park, the award ceremony was attended by notable guests including Governor Kerry Sanderson and Professor Fiona Wood.
The Innovator of the Year program is targeted to address market problems and realise opportunities of importance to Western Australia.
Kashif Saleem, Track’ems CEO and Founder said: “We are delighted to win this award. It is truly humbling considering the caliber of the other innovations and technologies that were in the running.
By winning the Innovator of the Year award, we hope Trackem can gain exposure and recognition in terms of the value maximization and waste minimizing effects it can provide to businesses and the economy as a whole”.
Trackem won the award against other notable innovators including Bombora Wave Power Pty Ltd and Proteomics International Pty Ltd.
Invented in 2006 and headquartered in Perth, Trackem has grown steadily over the years and has served more than 40 clients & projects globally. Trackem allows companies to track assets using a unique combination of GPS, RFID and Barcoding technology. The system has been particularly popular in tracking assets for resource companies however the technology can be adapted to other sectors.