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Technologies in spotlight at TechKnow Invest Roadshow

The technology roadshow will stop by in Sydney on Tuesday, March 19, and in Melbourne on Thursday, March 21.
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Various Australian technologies will be outlined to investors at TechKnow

Australian technology is among the best in the world in many sectors, including mining and biotech, and is attracting increasing interest from investors.

Next week’s TechKnow Invest Roadshow will showcase technology from almost 20 Australian companies to investors in Sydney and Melbourne.

Organiser Vertical Events expects around 600 investors will attend the TechKnow series with the Sydney event on Tuesday, March 19, and the Melbourne event on Thursday, March 21.

The TechKnow series began in 2015 and next week will represent the eighth series.

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Among the presenters will be Altech Chemicals Ltd (ASX:ATC), which aims to become one of the world's leading producers of 99.99% (4N) high purity alumina (HPA).

To achieve this the company is constructing a 4,500 tonnes per annum HPA plant at Tanjung Langsat Industrial Complex, Johor, Malaysia.

Feedstock for the plant will be sourced from Altech’s kaolin deposit at Meckering in Western Australia.

HPA is a high-value, high margin and highly in-demand product.

It is the critical ingredient required for production of synthetic sapphire used in the manufacture of substrates for LEDs; semiconductor wafers in the electronics industry; and scratch-resistant sapphire glass for wristwatch faces, optical windows and smartphone components.

An emerging HPA use is as a coating for lithium-ion battery separators.

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Another presenter will be engage:BDR Ltd (ASX:EN1), a technology company operating in Australia and the United States.

Founded by executives from pioneering internet companies myspace and LowerMyBills, the company develops innovative solutions for advertisers, including brands and agencies, as well as content owners.

Their holistic offering spans display and video advertising across devices, and their influencer marketing platform, IconicReach, has been featured in publications including Forbes, Digiday, Ad Age and Entrepreneur.

Zip Co Ltd (ASX:Z1P) is in the digital retail finance and payments industry with its products, Zip Pay, Zip Money and Pocketbook.

It offers point-of-sale credit and digital payment services to the retail, education, health and travel industries.

Zip’s platform is entirely digital and leverages big data in its proprietary fraud and credit decisioning technology to deliver real-time consumer solutions.

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First Graphene Ltd (ASX:FGR), a leader in the commercialisation of graphene into industry, is another TechKnow presenter in Sydney and Melbourne.

The company has a robust manufacturing and delivery platform which produces a high-quality graphene material.

This advanced material is being commercialised out of the company’s WA facility for use in end-user market verticals.

Other presentations

Other presenting companies in Sydney and Melbourne are Alcidion Group Ltd (ASX:ALC), Amaero International, AML Technologies, ClearVue Technologies Ltd (ASX:CPV), CV Check Ltd (ASX:CV1), idenitii Ltd (ASX:ID8), Jelix Ventures, NeuroScientific Biopharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX:NSB), PainChek Ltd (ASX:PCK), Red Piranha, ResApp Health Ltd (ASX:RAP), Revasum Inc (ASX:RVS), Shekel Brainweigh Ltd (ASX:SBW), Skyfii Ltd (ASX:SKF) and Tinybeans Group Ltd (ASX:TNY).

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