A high-resolution radar that predicts mine site collapses, a food delivery service connecting local farmers to consumers, and an online platform helping people access legal services, are among 56 finalists in Brisbane’s 2019 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the 2019 finalists represent the wide breadth of talent and ingenuity within Brisbane’s business community “Many successful and innovation businesses call Brisbane home and I’m pleased to see an incredibly strong group of finalists this year,” Cr Schrinner said.  “The 2019 finalists demonstrate why Brisbane is one of Australia’s most progressive and business-friendly cities – a place where collaboration is a genuine part of business. Every year, the Lord Mayor’s Business Awards unearth stories of world-leading innovations, best-practice environmental and sustainable initiatives, and inspiring business leaders and entrepreneurs.”

The 2019 winner of the awards will be announced on the 18 October, during its fourteenth birthday. The awards have a multitude of categories, to ensure that a multitude of different business’s are highlighted for their achievements. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner boasts about multiple business’s nominated within the different categories.

“These businesses and individuals make a positive impact on our local economy and community, but also internationally with ground-breaking research, products and services.  As a finalist for the Queensland Urban Utilities Award for Product Innovation, GroundProbe’s SSR-OMNI is the highest resolution radar on the market and used around the world to predict mine collapses with 100 per cent accuracy, delivering enormous safety and productivity benefits.” He continues “In the new ISPT Award for Outstanding Social Enterprise category, Food Connect is supporting local farmers and bringing healthy communities closer together through its fresh food hub and delivery service.

“The new Brisbane City Council Award for Outstanding Micro Business recognises companies including Law on Earth, which offers an easy and affordable way for people to access legal documents and information. These are just a few examples among the group of outstanding finalists that all contribute to our vibrant community and fuel our city with the confidence that anything is possible.”

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