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Innovation award winners in 2017

With the clock counting down to the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise deadline (Friday 1st September 2017), we thought we’d see what sort of designs, technology and processes became Innovation award winners in 2017. 

Scientist at microscope- Innovation awards- IXC

Prestigious business awards

In the Awards’ 51st year, 167 UK businesses were recognised for their contribution to international trade, innovation, sustainable development, and promoting opportunity.  Of these, 57 celebrated achievement in the Innovation category. 

These covered a true diversity of sectors from medical, to food, to education to finance and many more in between.  But all of them had truly demonstrated outstanding or continuous innovation to substantially improve the business’s performance and commercial success. 

Innovation leads to commercial success

The 2017 winners included innovators in:

  • Virtual agents
  • Nanosatellites
  • Marine engineering
  • Temperature measurement
  • Precision speed and position sensors
  • Clinical data capture
  • Digital signage
  • Chemical mutagenicity detection systems….
  • …..and many more. 

Virtual agents are Innovation award winners in 2017- Creative Agent- IXC

Entrepreneurs driving growth

Business Secretary Greg Clark said:  “The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise highlights everything that’s great about UK business today.

We have some of the best entrepreneurs and innovative minds in the world who are at the heart of small start-ups providing excellent customer service to larger businesses developing global solutions. Over 1 million new businesses have been created since 2010, all playing a vital role in creating jobs and driving growth across the UK.

I’m extremely proud to see such a wealth of businesses being recognised today. Through our Industrial Strategy we will be building on the successes of these award winning businesses, helping to build a stronger, more outward looking and prosperous global Britain.”

Virtual Agents from Creative Virtual winning Innovation awards- IXC

Are you missing out?

Do you have an innovation that deserves to be recognised?
Entry to the Awards closes midday Friday 1st September 2017. 
To apply and for more information, visit the Queen’s Awards site.

The UK's most prestigious business awards- Apply for The Queen's Awards 2018

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Images courtesy of Queen's Award for Enterprise in Innovation winners Creative Virtual and Clyde Space

Innovation award winners in 2017
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