Celebrating success: SME innovation awards 2016

This collection introduces the winners and shortlisted companies in Innovate UK's 2016 SME innovation awards and highlights their stories.

Successful innovation by 18 British companies has been recognised in Innovate UK’s second SME innovation awards.

The awards aim to recognise examples of innovation excellence among the projects funded by Innovate UK. The awards celebrate projects and companies that demonstrate the impact of innovation on business growth and driving the economy, and can inspire others.

They were presented in Parliament by Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation and hosted by Damian Collins MP for Folkestone and Hythe.

There are 4 categories:

  • innovation leading to business transformation
  • innovation leading to new markets
  • innovation leading to productivity improvement
  • innovation attracting investment

See below for the stories of all the shortlisted companies.

Innovation leading to business transformation

Innovation leading to new markets

Innovation leading to productivity improvement

Innovation attracting investment

Published 26 October 2016