Leading tech companies and individuals from across the region make it on to the 2020 shortlist. Celebrating the best ‘tech in the west’, the awards cover Bath, Bristol, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Toby Parkins, Chairman of Tech South West, said: “In a tough year it is humbling and inspiring to witness the exceptional array of technology talent we have in the South West.

“Brilliant individuals and organisations are making waves within our region and on a global scale. A huge thank you to the tech community, our partners, sponsors, judges and of course this year’s entrants who have made the awards possible this year. This collective effort is credit to the supportive and collaborative technology community we have in the region.”

The Shortlist

Hero Award

Cosmic

Applegate

Sparx

HealthTech

EyeControl

Neuronostics

TSG Technology Services

Ultramed

Best Scale Up

Amdaris

Moortec Semiconductor

Rovco

Rowe IT

Best Start Up

Airway Medical

Codices

FluoretiQ

Tumelo

Best Education Initiative

Ocean 3D

South Devon College

Sparx

West Exe School

Best Tech Workplace

FDB (First Databank)

Mintivo

Moortec Semiconductor

Rocketmakers

Singer Instruments

Commitment to Diversity

Mayden Academy

TECgirls

Contribution to the Community

Adopstar

Crowdfunder

The Heart of the South West LEP Digital Skills Partnership

imployable

The Innovation Award

Codices

Data Duopoly

Filmily

Rocketmakers

Rovco

The International Success Award

Chess Dynamics

Moortec Semiconductor

Sparkol

The Sustainable Tech Award

Frontier Technical

Neighbourly

Plotty

Value Xd

The Teach Tech Award

Anthony Martin (Exeter College)

Simon Goode (Cosmic)

Tech Company of the Year (revenues over £5m)

Rovco

Amdaris

Tech Company of the Year (revenues under £5m)

Software Solved

Rocketmakers

Storm Consultancy

One Big Circle

Neighbourly

Tech Entrepreneur of the Year

Brian Allen (Rovco)

David Kelly (Storm Consultancy)

Vlad Nanu and Andy Rogers (Amdaris)

Harry Cobbold (Haio)

Richard Godfrey (Rocketmakers)

The Tech Leadership Award

Chris Phippen (Hatless Studios)

The SETsquared Partnership.

The Tech Research Award

BMT

Ocean 3D

The winners will be announced during the first ever digital Tech South West Awards ceremony streamed live via online event platform Hop In on Thursday 26th November 2020.

Book your tickets at: https://hopin.to/events/tech-south-west-awards-2020?code=b1fbd61f-0983-4b21-8991-7cc3335b1f5e