2019 Tech South West Awards shortlist

September 16, 2019

Leading tech companies, initiatives and individuals shortlisted for this year’s Tech South West Awards have been revealed. Celebrating the best ‘tech in the west’, the awards cover Bath, Bristol, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire. Life-saving technology for watersports, immersive holographics and next-generation bionic limbs are amongst the array of world-leading innovations from finalists.

Toby Parkins, Chairman of Tech South West and founder of Cornwall-based software firm, HeadForwards, said: “The South West is pushing the boundaries of technology and it’s brilliant to be celebrating that achievement with the Tech South West Awards. A huge congratulations to the brilliant entries who made it through to the shortlist - with so many extraordinary entries from a huge range of companies, individuals and initiatives, the judging process was incredibly difficult. ”


The Shortlist
Best Scaleup

Oneserve

Ultrahaptics

Best Startup

One Big Circle

People Matter Technology

Virti

Best Education Initiative

Exeter College

Software Cornwall

South Devon College

Unlock Cyber

Best Tech Workplace

Bluefruit Software

Ghyston

Rocketmakers

Singer Instruments

Storm Consultancy

Commitment to Diversity

_nology

Bluescreen IT

Exeter Initiative for Science and Technology

Contribution to the Community

Alex Roland

Health and Care Videos

Web Wise Media

The Innovation Award

Cornish Lithium

DeGould

Neuro Ai

Paddle Logger

Sparx

Tiny Giant

Ultrahaptics

The International Success Award

DeGould

Email Hippo

Rockit

Sparkol

The Sustainable Tech Award

LettUs Grow

PyroCore

SunGift Energy

The Teach Tech Award

Petroc

Stephen Amor

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

Amdaris

Open Bionics

TDK Lambda

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

DeGould

Lineal Software Solutions

Oneserve

Rocketmakers

Software Solved

Tech Entrepreneur of the Year

Georgia Stewart

Paul Hetherington

Zara Nanu

The Tech Leadership Award

Elixel

Richard Godfrey

Richard Hillum

The Tech Research Award

Sparx

UK Hydrographic Office

University of Plymouth

The winners will be announced at the Tech South West Awards ceremony on Wednesday 27 November at Exeter Castle.