Ubisense does the double


Ubisense has enjoyed double success – winning the 'Business Weekly' Award for International Trade and joining a number of prestigious well-known former winners by securing the Cambridge Computer Lab Ring 2010 Hall of Fame Company of the Year Award.

Ubisense attended the Business Weekly Award ceremony at Queens' College, Cambridge, which was hosted by Simon Fraser, the Permanent Secretary for Business, Innovation and Skills, Hermann Hauser and Andy Hopper.

The evening marked the 50th Anniversary of the Cambridge Technology Cluster and the importance of boosting international trade. The event saw business leaders from leading local companies compete for five prestigious awards.

Cambridge based Ubisense enjoyed a very successful year in 2009, increasing their turnover by more than 50%, and moving into new territories and market sectors. Ubisense is a truly international organisation, with global offices and partners, a worldwide management team, and 95% of their turnover coming from overseas customers.

On winning the award, Founder and Director of Hardware, Dr Paul Webster said “What a complete surprise and honour, particularly given the calibre of the other companies in this category. We are proud to accept this on behalf of everybody at Ubisense who have worked so hard to grow the business to get to where we are today. We couldn't have made it without the support of our members of staff, investors and board of directors, so I would like to thank the judges on behalf of the whole team at Ubisense for recognising our achievements with this award.”

Ubisense was also delighted to secure the Cambridge Computer Lab Ring 2010 Hall of Fame, Company of the Year Award. The Hall of Fame Awards were established by the Ring, which is the Cambridge University Computer Laboratory Graduate Association, to celebrate the success of companies founded by Computer Laboratory graduates. In winning Company of the Year, Ubisense joins several hundred companies that have now been catalogued in the Ring Hall of Fame.

Accepting the Award for Ubisense, Board Director Dr Robert Sansom said, “I am delighted to accept this award on behalf of Ubisense. It is a testimony to the company’s achievement over recent years and lists them amongst a number of very successful Cambridge spin-out organisations”

Ubisense is the world leader in Precise Real-Time Location Systems, providing enterprise business automation by tracking people and assets with unmatched accuracy, and enabling visibility and control of previously intractable business challenges.

Ubisense works with a network of partners to deliver and manage some of the largest and most complex geospatial and RTLS systems in the world.

Ubisense has over 400 customers in 25 countries, and has recently ranked 8 in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100, featured in the Deloitte Fast 50 award for the second successive year and won the Best British Inside iaward.

About Ubisense
Ubisense is the world leader in Precise Real-Time Location Systems and Consulting Services, tracking people and assets with unmatched accuracy, and giving enterprises the power to bring visibility and control to previously intractable business processes. With over 400 customers Worldwide, Ubisense is revolutionising industries today. For more information please visit www.ubisense.net



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