Australian Climate Tech Festival

Climate tech has a critical role to play. Australia has a strong industry and has the opportunity to be a world leader. This festival brings together entrepreneurs, scientists, investors, customers and supporters to build the solutions the world needs.

Find out why climate tech is the most important sector in the startup world. Why investment is flowing 5x faster than any other industry. Learn about the innovative ways these founders are solving the biggest challenge of our time.

Dec 7, 2022, 12-8pm, Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, Sydney

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The Numbers

100+
Climate Tech Companies
500+
Climate Tech Leaders
100+
Talks, pitches, demos,
6
Awards
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Some of our Speakers

Covering a broad range of climate tech, our speakers are experts in their fields and passionate about climate.

Dr Cathy Foley
Office of the Chief Scientist

Australia's Chief Scientist

Dr Rebecca Huntley
89 Degrees East

Researcher and Social Commentator

Saul Griffiths
Rewiring Australia

Inventor, Author, Founder and Scientist

Annie Parker
Tech Central

20+ years experience in the digital startup, technology & consulting sectors.

Patrick Brothers
HolonIQ

Global Impact Intelligence

Kristin Vaughan
Virescent Ventures

Managing Partner, Climate Tech Investor

Festival Activities

  • 50+ pitches and 20+ demos from climate tech companies
  • Connection sessions with potential talent, customers, investors and mentors
  • Unconference where any attendee can present a talk on a subject of their choice
  • Delicious, sustainable food and drinks
  • Six Climate Tech Awards for 2022

Themes

  • Measurement Impact
  • Global growth
  • Jobs and hiring
  • Raising capital
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Sustainable food systems
  • Climate impact
  • Media, arts and climate action

Draft Schedule

The festival is jam-packed to create a highly engaging event for all the different groups working in and around climate tech, including investors, founders, corporates, and the climate curious.

Attendees can plan their day using our conferencing app - to be announced.

Map of Spaces

Here is an outline of the Maritime Museum spaces that maps to the schedule above.

These spaces are unique and immersive, and aimed to maximise connections.

Why come along:

Find out why Climate Tech is the most important sector in the startup world. Why investment is flowing 5x faster than any other industry. Learn about the innovative ways these founders are solving the biggest challenge of our time.

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Some Climate Tech Companies You'll See

Climate Tech Awards

For the second year, Climate Salad is recognising leaders and outstanding contribution to the Australian climate tech industry.

Nominations have closed for 2022

Impact Award

Awarded to a climate tech which has made a big, and measurable, impact in climate tech.

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Outstanding Community Contribution

Awarded to a climate Salad member who has given generously and embodies community spirit.

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Climate Tech Mentor Award

Awarded to a stellar mentor as voted by the founders

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Newcomer Award

Awarded to a young company founded between 2021-2022 already doing great things.

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Woman in Climate Tech Award

Awarded to a bad-ass founder, investors, mentor or ecosystem supporter.

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Climate Tech Investor Award

Awarded to an investor who goes above and beyond as voted by the founders

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Previous climate tech events from Climate Salad

2021 Sydney Showcase

2022 Queensland Showcase

Just a few of the investors you'll see

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Sectors

  • Ag and Food
  • Energy and Storage
  • Decarbonisation
  • Natural Capital
  • Data and finance
  • Circular Economy

Who's coming

  • Climate tech founders and team members
  • Climate specialists - researchers, scientists and students (contact us for a student discount code)
  • Sustainability leaders - corporate and government
  • Investors - angels, seed, VC, growth, Super
  • Industry supporters - lawyers, accountants, recruiters, marketers
  • Climate curious - supporters of all kinds

Thank you to our partners

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Ecosystem Partners

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Covid-19 Safety Measures

We are committed to keeping our community safe. There will be hand sanitiser stations in main museum foyer and all venue spaces. All queues will be defined by floor markers and bollards, and a museum cleaner will be cleaning touch points throughout the day. If you have cold or flu symptoms we recommend mask-wearing indoors, and if you have tested positive for COVID-19 we ask you to please reconsider attending the festival.
Please refer to NSW Health for more.

Join The Climate Tech Community

What is Climate Salad?

We work with climate tech companies in Australia to build a team, get customers, and connect with investors through community support, tools, and programs Read More

Who is this for?

We are a healthy mix of 250 climate tech companies, 400 climate tech entrepreneurs and their teams, researchers, 100 mentors, 60 investors, 35 corporate partners, universities, government, and 100 supporters.

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