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Competition Information for Digital Tribes Innovators

Digital Tribes Perth 2017 has now ended. To view the winners click on their profiles below.


Congratulations to all that took part. A quick summary:

- 11 teams

- Participants from Perth, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Toronto, San Francisco, The Netherlands, Zambia and Santiago

- A two-week hardware hackathon

- 2 big hardware challenges were set by the BHP team in Western Australia


The judging criteria is: 

  1. Technical execution

  2. Customer and user focus

  3. Scalability

  4. Creativity


30 Jun - 14 Jul 2017


BHP Prize

Up to 6 month contract with the BHP Digital Hardware Tribe for top innovators

1st Prize (shared)

$2,500 AUD

Winner: KLOG

1st Prize (shared)

$2,500 AUD

Winner: Safety Net

People's Choice Award

Tech Prizes

Winner: Safety Net



Jake Stride
Digital Trials Lead, BHP


Pat Bourke
General Manager, Whaleback, BHP


Kirsten Rose
Low Emissions Technology, BHP


Matt Touhy
Head of Worldwide Business Development, Mining & Resources, AWS