Nova Group places in the 2018 Most Innovative Companies List
- Jul 31, 2018
Nova Group – Nova Systems parent brand – is delighted to announce today that for the sixth time, the company has placed in the Most innovative Companies in Australia, 2018.
Nova Group ranked 84th on the overall list, from over 1000 nominated organisations across Australia and New Zealand.
The prestigious annual list, published by The Australian Financial Review, is based on a rigorous assessment process managed by Australia’s leading innovation consultancy, Inventium, in conjunction with a panel of industry expert judges. The full Top 100 list can be viewed here.
Nova Group’s submission came from a combination of experiences working with clients to develop smart city solutions, specifically Autonomous Air Traffic Management. Through a series of trials, including the most complex and advance drone trial ever completed in Australia, Nova Group can now independently test and evaluate technologies that are safe and efficient to a level acceptable by regulators.
Jon Couldrick, Nova Group Innovation Manager said, “This year’s award is a culmination of 3 years work developing our idea into a viable offering that has the ability to advise regulators and governments on the safety of multi-drone operations.”
Nova Group’s approach to solving this technology-controlled problem, has led to governments and regulators throughout South East Asia and Europe applying the lessons learned to their own unique set of challenges.
‘I’m really proud of our team that have worked on this solution. We are now positioned with NASA, and the FAA (Federal aviation Administration) to be setting regulatory expectations across the globe.” Jon said.
“The field of entrants for the 2018 AFR Most Innovative Companies list is the highest quality we have seen in seven years of judging the list. Making the 2018 list is a massive achievement and signals that the organisation is not only producing highly impactful innovations, but also has a sustainable approach to growth.” Dr Amantha Imber, CEO Inventium said.
The Australian Financial Review Most Innovative Companies list (previously the BRW Most Innovative Companies list) is now in its seventh year. The list ranks the most innovative organisations in Australia and New Zealand, and is the only national, cross-industry list of its kind. The list is judged and compiled by Inventium – Australia’s leading innovation consultancy. Inventium uses a unique, scientifically proven approach to help organisations grow through innovation. In 2018, the list comprised of a Top 100, compiled from over 1000 nominations. www.mostinnovative.com.au
Nova Group acts as the parent company for international technology enabler Nova Systems, civil aerospace engineering firm GVH Aerospace, Geospatial firm Geoplex, and software as a service firm two10degrees.
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