Open Innovation

Austmine fosters industry collaboration, working together with several partners both here in Australia and across the globe.  Find out more about the latest open innovation opportunities within our ecosystem offering you the possibility to submit an innovative solution or build a brand-new partnership.

EIT RawMaterials

EIT RawMaterials drives innovation across Europe to find solutions to pressing global challenges.

Eramet Ideas

Eramet, in collaboration with EIT RawMaterials, has launched the Eramet Water Resource Innovation Challenge 2023.


Expande seeks to develop ecosystems to solve challenges pertaining to the natural resources industry.

Pioneer Portal

Rio Tinto's Pioneer Portal seeks innovative ideas and solutions to some of their current business challenges.


Join Unearthed's community of suppliers, startups, and innovators making the industry more efficient and sustainable.

Think & Act Differently

A human first technology & resource development ecosystem finding new ways to extract minerals.

Peru Mining Hub

An associative program that facilitates innovation and collaboration in the mining sector.


Linkminers generates opportunities between mining companies and suppliers offering different solutions to the sector.

Prospect Innovation

Accelerating innovation for the mining and metals industry, sustainably.

Vedanta Spark

Inviting innovative startups to explore business opportunities by partnering with Vedanta.


NORCAT's Open Innovation Platform is an online marketplace addressing global mining industry challenges.

Tata Steel Innoventure

Innoventure is Tata Steel’s flagship METS engagement program addressing challenges in the steel value chain.

Mining Hub Brazil

Seeks solutions to challenges in the sector, integrating mining companies, suppliers, startups, researchers and investors.

Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation

Centre for Excellent in Mining Innovation (CEMI) directs and coordinates step-change mining innovation.

Success Stories

Austmine is proud to have been involved with delivering the following success stories for both mining innovation partners and METS collaborators.

Charge On Innovation Challenge

A global quest to significantly decarbonise mining operations.

Jord International's innovative solution

Jord International's unique solution for filter press maintenance at BMA improves safety and efficiency.

EnviroMist rise to the challenge

BHP’s Olympic Dam were seeking innovative technologies to dust management.