The UK Electonics Industry celebrated the best of the nations deep tech companies at the Techworks awards 2022 in London.
nquiringminds was voted Company of the Year 2021 at last year’s event. This year, Ensilica swept the board with wins in three categories at this year’s event. Congratulations also go to atsign who scooped The IoTSF Champion Award, impressing the judges with their innovative zero-trust solution that addresses many aspects of the IoT security challenge. NMI’s heavily contested Manufacturing Supplier of the Year Award is ranked by the companies that use their services – the NMI manufacturing members. Competition was so fierce that it had to be narrowed down to four companies (rather than the usual three) including Lynbond 2000, U4 Global Solutions and Quartztec Europe…but it was Simple Technical Solutions (STS) who took home the award. The TechWorks Deep Tech Award was won by PragmatIC. The PragmatIC team identified an opportunity to create a new technology platform for flexible integrated circuits (FlexICs) that dramatically reduces the cost and time to design and produce semiconductor chips. Judge Carol Marsh said “This is brilliant technology. The reduced costs and manufacturing times will help many companies who are struggling with the current shortage in the component market. Sean Redmond, CEO of Vertizan Limited, was honoured with The Contribution to Industry Award.