Unearthed innovation events are unique 54-hour long activities focused on the resources sector. Software developers, designers, and industry insiders will come together to develop prototype solutions to resources sector problems. Unearthed participants will have a chance to work on proprietary industry data as well as data from our government partners.

Unearthed Perth will be held at Spacecubed (45 St George Terrace, Perth) from the 20th until the 22nd of March, 2015.  

More infomation on the event and the full Unearthed program can be found at unearthed.solutions

Hackathon Sponsors


$5,500 in prizes

1st Prize

2nd Prize

Iluka Open Innovate Award

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Unearthed is open innovation program available to

  • Participants: Individuals (over 18 years in age); Teams; Organizations (up to 100 employees)
  • Location: Perth Event is open to participants participating in Spacecubed or the Perth area
  • Awards: A final presentation to judges is necessary to qualify for prizes


Final submission includes

  • Mention which challenge the prototype is submitted for
  • Description of prototype 
  • Five minute presentation for the judges
  • Screenshots of prototypes

How to enter

Unearthed is an on site event in Perth, Australia.  Participant teams must be prepared to submit a prototype and presentation by 4pm on Sunday the 22nd of March


Larry Lopez

Larry Lopez
Australian Ventures

Mark Woffenden

Mark Woffenden

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo
Iluka Resource General Manager – Exploration and Geology

Kathy Bunce

Kathy Bunce
Iluka Resources General Manager Human Resources

Kymette Peck

Kymette Peck
UWA Project Director

Judging Criteria

  • Creative
    How Creative is the solution?
  • Impactful
    How Impactful the prototype can it be?
  • Ease of Use
    How Easy is it to Use?
  • Viable
    How Viable and Scalable is the prototype?

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