Tiebreaker: Emesent and CSIRO Data61 win Silver at DARPA Sub Terrain Challenge 

September 30th, 2021

Over the weekend the combined Emesent and CSIRO Data 61 robotics team won Silver competing against 18 teams of the world’s top robotics researchers at the DARPA Sub Terrain Challenge in the US.

It was the first time an Australian team had made it to a DARPA challenge final, InnovationAus has great coverage here

PS The Emesent team has had an amazing run since we backed them as part of their CSIRO spin out in late 2018, and have been one of our fastest companies to $10m ARR in the portfolio.  They continue to build their business globally and are looking for great people, companies and investors to work with. Please let us know if you want an introduction.

EmesentWatch this video from Boston Dynamics that shows Hovermap and Spot in action, scanning inaccessible environments which are often too difficult to explore with a drone.