Professor John Mattick who transformed the understanding of the genome has been honoured at the Advance Awards for demonstrating the human #genome is not full of evolutionary junk.
Kate Glazebrook cofounder of Applied has received an Advance award for creating a smart new hiring platform that strips recruitment of unconscious bias.
Aussie Doctor Yijia Li, working on stem cell therapy at Yangste Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University, is developing a cure for arthritis, stroke and kidney disease and aims to have the first drug approved in 5-years.
Restauranteur and Chef David Thompson has received an Advance award for his success abroad establishing Thai restaurants in Thailand, UK, Singapore & Hong Kong.
Richard Fuller a self professed “Global Pollution Czar” Advance award winner recognised for establishing
Pure Earth and carrying out 110 clean up projects – says he’s inspired to work as #pollution kills 9 million worldwide every year.
Daria Rippingale received an Advance Award because at just 26, she was made CEO of Aussie company BillPro and led the company’s expansion over several continents, rebranding the European arm of the company as Bankingblocks.