2021 Chief Minister’s NT Export And Industry Awards Winners

Winners 2021 Export Awards

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2021 NT Chief Minister’s Export Awards.

  • Advanced Technologies Award – SPEE3D
  • Agribusiness, Food and Beverages Award – Monsoon Aquatics
  • E-Commerce Award – Ausinet
  • Emerging Exporter Award – The Hinwood Institute
  • International Education and Training Award – Alana Kaye College
  • Manufacturing & Advanced Materials Award – Australian Blue Cypress
  • Professional Services Award – Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage
  • Regional Exporter Award – Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage
  • Small Business Award – Monsoon Aquatics
  • Sustainability Award – PlantSensors
  • NT Exporter of the Year – Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage

Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund has invested $2 million into SPEE3D since 2019. Their 3D printing technology has attracted positive attention for their fast and affordable metal additive manufacturing process with many factories established all over the world. SPEE3D’s printers are the world’s fastest metal AM technology, able to print metal parts 100-1000 faster than traditional 3D printing. SPEE3D technology also competes with traditional manufacturing in terms of cost.

Read more articles about SPEE3D HERE.

Find out more about PIIF HERE.


Darwin Innovation Hub is proud to see Australian Blue Cypress aka Kakadu Blue, a client of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme, win the Manufacturing & Advanced Materials Award. They extract and process the endemic tree Callitris Intratropica or commonly known as the Australian Blue Cypress Pine to achieve a very special essential oil with a unique blue quality. As a client of the Entrepreneur’s Programme they’ve had support and expert advice that money can’t buy, and financial support through grants and incentives through the Entrepreneurs’ Programme. It’s great to see their efforts and innovations are being rewarded.

Find out how the Entrepreneurs’ Programme can help you HERE.