South Australian government to host crowd sourced mineral exploration competition

November 29, 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government will be the first government globally to host a $250,000 crowdsourced open data competition to fast-track the discovery of mineral deposits in South Australia. ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge partners with open innovation platform, Unearthed, in a world-wide call for...

Cracking start from deCODES: Early career researchers win student prize in Explorer Challenge

July 11, 2019

The varied skills of a group of Earth Sciences researchers from the University of Tasmania’s Centre for Ore Deposit and Earth Sciences (CODES) has secured them the student prize of A$50,000 in the OZ...

Startups provide a suite of streamlined site access solutions for BHP

July 5, 2019

In April 2019, world-leading resources company BHP engaged open innovation platform Unearthed to run an online crowdsourcing competition to access a range of solutions that could improve the site...

OZ Minerals uses open data and a $1 million incentive to unearth hidden treasure

June 27, 2019

The three month long journey to data-driven discovery on the Explorer Challenge concluded on Friday 31 May 2019, with over one thousand global participants from sixty-two countries digging through...

Taking local energy tech startups to the world through global tour

June 14, 2019

For most Australian startups and SMEs, the chance to attend major international conferences and forge crucial supply chain connections is often out of reach. But through a collaborative tour developed...

241 ways to skin the minerals exploration cat – Explorer Challenge Data Science Stream results

May 3, 2019

OZ Minerals and Unearthed have today announced the winners of the Data Science stream of the Explorer Challenge . Congratulations to Couched in Uncertainty (Australia), Heng and Low (Singapore) and...

Connecting Australian energy innovators with global networks at OTC

April 17, 2019

Four of Australia’s leading energy innovators will be building global relationships and forging valuable international market connections after being selected to join the global technology exchange...

Judging Panel announced on the Explorer Challenge

April 2, 2019

The judging process for the Explorer Challenge will involve experts from data science, geology, and generalist backgrounds applying their expertise to carefully evaluate submissions, some of whom will...

1200+ model variations to Turn up the Zinc for Glencore

March 22, 2019

Online crowdsourcing competition Turn up the Zinc exceeded all previous participation records for a competition on the Unearthed platform, with 229 global innovators from 17 countries forming 61 teams...

Startups safely reduce plant start-up time for Newcrest

March 14, 2019

The Newcrest Crowd Start me up online crowdsourcing competition closed on 29 January 2019, with 16 innovative solutions submitted over one month from 64 participants from around the world, including...