Nov 23, 2018

Construction project software takes Cairns innovation award

Construction project software takes Cairns innovation award Allaro Homes co-founder Troy Cavallaro (centre) with TNQIA sponsors, Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive officer, Stephen Tait and Cairns Chamber of Commerce chief executive officer, Debbie-Anne Bender.

A Cairns builder’s revolutionary software design has been recognised in the Tropical North Queensland Innovation Awards.

Allaro Homes won the Pipeline Innovation Award for its PropIntel software solutions, which can be used by project teams to provide a co-ordinated and visual approach to construction projects.

The result of 10 years’ development, PropIntel comprises four software programs that create a real-time network for architects, engineers and builders to manage their projects.

Cairns Regional Council Mayor Bob Manning said many innovative business ideas had been developed in Tropical North Queensland.

“We host these awards to recognise and congratulate innovative thinking across our region,” Cr Manning said.

“Through the awards, we are able to showcase some of the excellent business ideas that have been implemented in Tropical North Queensland and help those businesspeople to connect with potential investors, mentors and customers.

“Thanks to the generosity of sponsors, winners and finalists have shared more than $50,000 in cash and prizes, including mentoring packages, professional memberships, advertising and other professional services and development packages.”

Other award winners were: Proven Innovation Award – All Fish For Dogs

Eco Innovation Award – All Fish For Dogs

Social Innovation Award – Freedom Prosthetics, freedom socket valve

Young Entrepreneur Award – The Toadanator

Mayor’s Inspire Award – TB2 BBQ Smokers FNQ, kettle kone

People’s Choice Award – The Toadanator

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