Words By: Drone Major
This week Digital Catapult celebrated the launch of the inaugural Platinum Awards and the announcement of our eight winners.
Digital Catapult's Platinum Awards is a prestigious new initiative recognising and celebrating the most impactful advanced digital technology startups and scaleups, adjudicated by an eminent, independent judging panel. The Platinum Awards celebrate the best companies that have been part of Digital Catapult’s industry-leading programmes: CreativeXR, Augmentor, Machine Intelligence Garage, 5G Testbed Accelerator Programme, LPWAN Testbed, Immersive Labs, Cyber 101 and the Future Networks Lab.
We were thrilled to welcome so many of the companies that have worked with Digital Catapult over the last five years to celebrate the 24 shortlisted startups and scaleups and to join us in recognising the achievements of the eight winning companies - the stars of Digital Catapult’s programmes.
The winners are (in alphabetical order):
Watch the recorded live stream of the whole ceremony here, and follow Digital Catapult on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook to find out more about the winners.
In the last twelve months Digital Catapult has worked with over 600 companies, 90 of which have raised £130 million in private investment and funding grants between them, and created more than 120 industrial partnerships. To find out more about the impact Digital Catapult is having across the UK, and internationally, read the 2019 annual engagement and impact report.
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