Winners of the 'Cambridge Independent' Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards revealed


22-09-2017

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.

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.

  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
    Start-up winner: AlgoDynamix
    Scale-up winners: Audio Analytic and Speechmatics
  • BIOTECH
    Start-up winner: Storm Therapeutics
    Highly commended: LIFNano, Quethera, Repositive
  • CLEANTECH
    Start-up winner: Aponic
    Highly commended: Cametics, SensorHut
    Scale-up winner: Azuri Technologies
    Highly commended: Active Food Systems, CyanConnode, Origami Energy
  • FINTECH
    Start-up winner: Insignis Asset Management
    Scale-up winner: SyndicateRoom
    Highly commended: TAB (formerly Crowdsurfer)
  • MEDTECH
    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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