A ceremony at Newmarket Racecourse attracted some of the brightest entrepreneurs in the region, with announcement of the winners of the Cambridge Independent Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards.
Winners of the 'Cambridge Independent' Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards revealed
In the ceremony last Thursday (September 21), following the Venturefest East business showcase, a collection of brilliant start-up and scale-up companies was honoured.
Editor Paul Brackley, who hosted the event, said: “We were delighted to celebrate the extraordinary talent of these companies. These awards, held on the Cambridge Independent’s first birthday, honoured some incredible entrepreneurs poised to make a big difference to the world we live in.”
Awards were handed out in five categories: Artificial intelligence, biotech, cleantech, fintech and medtech.
The awards were sponsored by Appleyard Lees, Grant Thornton, Regus and Woodfines Solicitors.
Additional support was offered by World Science Aid, The World Nano Foundation, Enabling Tech Capital, AstraZeneca, ideaSpace and Cambridge Plants.
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Start-up winner: AlgoDynamix
Scale-up winners: Audio Analytic and Speechmatics
Start-up winner: Storm Therapeutics
Highly commended: LIFNano, Quethera, Repositive
Start-up winner: Aponic
Highly commended: Cametics, SensorHut
Scale-up winner: Azuri Technologies
Highly commended: Active Food Systems, CyanConnode, Origami Energy
Start-up winner: Insignis Asset Management
Scale-up winner: SyndicateRoom
Highly commended: TAB (formerly Crowdsurfer)
Start-up winner: Inotec
Highly commended: Playphysio
Scale-up winner: Cambridge Medical Robotics
Highly commended: Owlstone Medical
Read more about the awards in the Events and Awards channel.
For more on the award winners and pictures from the night, don’t miss the special section in the Cambridge Independent on Wednesday September 27.
Image: Science and Tech awards evening - Newmarket Racecourses, Main Grandstand, award winners. Picture: Keith Heppell
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