Winners of the Cambridge Independent Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards revealed

PUBLISHED: 23:29 21 September 2017 | UPDATED: 22:22 24 September 2017

Science and Tech awards evening - Newmarket Racecourses, Main Grandstand, award winners. Picture: Keith Heppell

Science and Tech awards evening - Newmarket Racecourses, Main Grandstand, award winners. Picture: Keith Heppell

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A ceremony at Newmarket Racecourse attracted some of the brightest entrepreneurs in the region.

Our award winners were announced at Newmarket RacecourseOur award winners were announced at Newmarket Racecourse

The winners of the Cambridge Independent Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards have been announced.

In a ceremony at Newmarket Racecourse on Thursday September 21, following the Venturefest East business showcase, a collection of brilliant start-up and scale-up companies were 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 sponsors of the Cambridge Independent Entrepreneurial Science and Technology AwardsThe sponsors of the Cambridge Independent Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards

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.

The winners

The award supporters, which are providing mentoring prizesThe award supporters, which are providing mentoring prizes

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 our 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.

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