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Great for the State – Edition 5: Disruption

In this edition, we’re painting a picture of how disruptive technology can change our state for the better.
- How can images of your eye help prevent disease?
- Are driving, petrol and car ownership meeting an end?
- How are drones and 5G internet making a difference in our lives?
- And we share 7 of the biggest disruptive ideas from WA in recent decades.

Articles

Innovation revolution for disease, disability

Innovation revolution for disease, disability 

Technology is dramatically expanding access to and the effectiveness of healthcare from the cities to WA’s most remote parts.

Seven WA disruptions, then and now

Seven WA disruptions, then and now 

We share seven of the many stories of WA ingenuity and entrepreneurship to have had an impact during the past five decades.

Disruption in motion

Disruption in motion 

Three big changes in the transport industry will revolutionise how Western Australians move around in decades to come.

Blue sky opportunities

Blue sky opportunities 

In the dunes of the state’s South West, on the mine sites of the red north, or in remote villages around the world, drones are unlocking opportunities.

Perkins, Green lead modern disruptors

Perkins, Green lead modern disruptors 

Before the business she co-founded attained its $1billion ‘unicorn’ valuation, Melanie Perkins hit a point where she thought she had failed her co-founders.

Building connections to enable disruption

Building connections to enable disruption 

Western Australia in 2029 will be dramatically different from today.

Some cars might be autonomous, drones will be buzzing through the sky, visits to the doctor will be possible online, and household objects will be connected to the web.

Disruption and innovation critical to corporate survival

Disruption and innovation critical to corporate survival 

One of the key findings of our 2019 Global CEO Outlook was that 84 percent of the 1,300 CEOs surveyed told us they want a culture where it is accepted that errors and mistakes are part of the innovation process, yet only 56 percent said that they currently have a culture where ‘fail fast’ innovat

Can AI prevent heart attacks?

Can AI prevent heart attacks? 

PREDICTING if someone is at imminent risk of a heart attack has been for a long time the Holy Grail for heart researchers. WA start-up Artrya Pty Ltd is now applying Artificial Intelligence to the challenge. 

The accelerating mobility revolution

The accelerating mobility revolution  

By 2030, more than 50 per cent of revenue generated by the mobility industry is likely to be disrupted.

The art of disruption : innovation at UWA IQX

The art of disruption : innovation at UWA IQX 

Universities are drivers of innovation, facilitating connections and collaboration between researchers, students, founders, funders, investors, and industry. But accessing these attributes can be difficult.