WHAT IS IT?
A HEAD START FOR
BIOTech Futures is an innovation and mentorship program that aims to empower Australia’s brightest young scientific minds. Our initiative connects high school students with world-class academics to think creatively about biologically inspired solutions to challenges in the fields of Health, Medicine, Energy, and the Environment.
KEY DATES 2022
Symposium & Science Fair
The competition is open annually to students who think differently, to create products that work better.
The judges – and Prof. Hala Zreiqat especially – are drawn to projects that employ clever yet simple engineering principles and address clear problems.
As well as proving a project’s technical viability, we love entrants to show us that it’s commercially viable, too.
This year BIOTech Futures will also be looking for entries that address a sustainability issue, or have been designed, sourced or manufactured sustainably.
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
BIOTech Futures is a chance to highlight your skills to university's and employers. As well as having the opportunity to win from a selection of great prizes, you can kick-start your career and work together with your peers to create something innovative that you can be proud of.
3D Printer for your school
Solar Powered phone charger
BIOTech Futures Trophy
"Ambitious students have the ability to develop innovative ideas and technologies that can change the world. BIOTech Futures rewards those who have the persistence and tenacity to develop their ideas."
Prof. Hala Zreiqat AM - BIOTech Futures Founder & Director