ASCENT Startup & Scaleup Village

The ASCENT Village features startup and scaleup companies that are looking to commercialise or seeking investment to take their innovations to the next level.

Showcasing brand new, never before seen, innovations and technologies that address current industry challenges and have the potential to significantly disrupt or revolutionise the mining sector. 

The ASCENT Village facilitates the dialogue between startups, established companies, and accredited investors to promote collaboration, connecting talent, ideas, and capital.

Invest in the technology that is transforming the mining and resource industries and shaping the future at the International Mining and Resources Conference + Expo (IMARC). 

You can expect to see products and innovations that have the ability to improve productivity across the mining value chain. Including solutions for asset management, automation, AI, robotics, condition monitoring, industrial energy efficiency and renewables, as well as environmental or rehabilitation solutions, and safety technologies.


Put your innovations in front of some of the most influential people in mining tech. 

Startups and scaleups that are looking for investment or to commercialise are invited to showcase their latest innovations in the ASCENT startup and scaleup Village.

Nominate your startup or scaleup company here to be in the running to win the ASCENT prize package including:

  • an Exhibition Hub in the ASCENT Village
  • an opportunity to pitch your solutions to an audience of tech investors and buyers within the Collaboration Arena;
  • a Full Access 3 Day Delegate Pass;
  • Access to IMARC Connect enabling you to schedule meetings with potential investors and buyers.

Applications close on September 1, and the winner will be notified by September 5.