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Data centre specialist Kao Data sponsors Start-up of the Year at 2020 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards




Award-winning data centre company Kao Data is sponsoring the Start-up of the Year award at the 2020 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards.

Spencer Lamb, vice president at Kao Data
Spencer Lamb, vice president at Kao Data

One of the largest and most innovative data centre campus developments in the UK, Kao Data develops and operates advanced data centres engineered for high performance computing – and its 15-acre, £230million-plus hyperscale-inspired campus in the heart of the UK Innovation Corridor between London and Cambridge, and represents the future in sustainable, efficient and scalable computing.

Spencer Lamb, vice president at Kao Data, says: “At Kao Data, we provide the infrastructure that underpins innovation – and so we are especially proud to be sponsoring the Start-up of the Year category which recognises the important accomplishments and contributions by the innovative businesses in and around Cambridge.”

Editor Paul Brackley said: “We are delighted to welcome Kao Data as a sponsor of this award. We’re already seeing a range of terrific entries and this award is going to be an excellence showcase of emerging talent.”

Sponsors of the 2020 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards
Sponsors of the 2020 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards

Nominations are open until midnight on July 31 - simply fill in the form on this website to enter. Follow #SciTechAwards and @CambridgeIndy on Twitter for updates.

The categories

  • Start-up of the Year sponsored by Kao Data
  • Covid-19 Response Award
  • STEM Initiative of the Year sponsored by MathWorks
  • Award for Innovation sponsored by Cambridge Precision Ltd
  • Researcher of the Year sponsored by AstraZeneca
  • The Tech for Good Award sponsored by Allia Future Business Centre Cambridge
  • The One to Watch sponsored by Cofinitive
  • Cleantech Company of the Year sponsored by Woodfines Solicitors
  • Software/Games Company of the Year
  • Biotech Company of the Year sponsored by Appleyard Lees
  • Medtech Company of the Year sponsored by Chesterford Research Park
  • AI Company of the Year sponsored by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School
  • CEO of the Year
  • Technology Company of the Year sponsored by the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Anglia Ruskin University
  • Life Science Company of the Year sponsored by BioStrata

Entry rules

  • You can enter more than one category and you can complete the form more than once if you wish to submit different descriptions for different categories.
  • Entrants must have a base within the Cambridge Independent circulation area.
The Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2020 are open for entry
The Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2020 are open for entry

To find out about remaining sponsorship opportunities, or for any queries, email the editor – paul.brackley@iliffemedia.co.uk.

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