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A lineup of winners at the Tech South West Awards 2021

Tech South West Awards return to celebrate the best of the sector

The annual Tech South West Awards have opened for entries as the prestigious event returns for a fourth year to celebrate the region’s tech sector.

Covering the whole of the South West from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset to Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, the awards showcase innovation across the region’s fastest growing sector.

Awards include Best...


Ultrafast broadband provider supports esports award

Exeter-based broadband company Jurassic Fibre have announced they are supporting the 2022 Exeter College Student Awards by sponsoring the Esports Academy Student of the Year category.

The Devon-based firm, which supports the rollout of fibre-to-the-premise (FTTP) broadband in rural areas, is also a sponsor of the South West's first region-wide esports tournament, delivered by Exeter...

IMP Software Co-Founder Will Jordan

The MAT Finance Awards 2021 winners revealed

The winners of the inaugural MAT Finance Awards have been announced by IMP Software, specialists in Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) budgeting and financial management software, which is in use within over 120 Trusts.

The awards were launched in September to provide a unique platform for MAT finance professionals to celebrate their hard work, share best practice and showcase their impact...


Rising Stars: Top five early-stage tech companies in SW revealed

Tech Nation has today announced the 5 South West Regional Winners of its fourth Rising Stars competition, which recognises the brightest and best early-stage tech scaleups from every area of the UK. In total, 55 fast-growing tech companies from across the UK have been named this year’s Regional Winners - 5 within each UK region. Previous years’ Rising Stars Regional Winners have included...

Forth's Sarah Bolt nominated for NatWest Everywoman award

The founder of a health tech firm with roots in the South West has been shortlisted in the 19th Annual NatWest Everywoman Awards .

Sarah Bolt, founder and CEO of Forth , is one of four finalists for the Demeter Award, the award for the most inspirational woman running a business that has been trading for three to five years.

Forth, which is based just over the Severn Bridge...

The ilab Barnstaple runner up UK's Best Repair Service at the Mobile Industry Awards

Barnstaple's 'the ilab' celebrates runner up spot at national Mobile Industry Awards

The team at 'the ilab' Repair Centre in Barnstaple are celebrating after being named one of the top mobile phone repair services in the country at the Mobile Industry Awards in London.

The independent high street store took the runner up spot in the Best Repair Service category on September 29 at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, pipped at the post by industry leader iSmash.


Plymouth Science Park

Tenants at Plymouth and Exeter Science Parks recognised in Tech South West Awards shortlist

Companies at Plymouth and Exeter Science Park have been shortlisted for the annual Tech South West Awards .

Nearly 200 entries were received for the prestigious event, which showcases the best innovation and talent across the region’s tech sector.

Plymouth Science Park tenant Pixalytics is shortlisted for the Clean Tech and Future Tech Awards. Pixalytics is an independent...

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Tech South West Awards shortlist reveals best in tech from across the region

Live streaming platforms, carbon-neutral artificial reef systems and an app to support breastfeeding mothers are among the technologies developed by finalists at this year’s Tech South West Awards.

Now in their third year, the awards celebrate the best in tech from across the South West including Bath, Bristol, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire,...

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Devon-based InsurTech startup wins ACORD Global Innovation Challenge - and splits cash prize with runner-up

Devon-based InsurTech company Intelligent AI Limited has won the ACORD Global Innovation Challenge - and split the cash prize with a HealthTech runner-up.

The Exeter startup has developed an AI-driven platform that provides insurers, brokers and corporate clients with a 360-degree view of risk across their property portfolios. The technology uses over 300 datasets including AI,...

Vicky Hunter of Tech Nation SW, co-host at the Tech South West Awards 2019

Judges announced for Tech South West Awards 2021

An array of tech experts have been unveiled for the judging of this year’s Tech South West Awards.

Entrepreneurs and tech leaders working in digital tech, software, health tech, funding, startup support, tech hubs, innovation and research are in the lineup. They include Fay Davies of Plymouth Science Park, Kevin Hodge of the UK Hydrographic Office, Karin Rudolph of Tech Ethics...