Winners crowned at UK’s leading tech awards

Posted on: 23rd November 2018

GoTech Winners

The winners were crowned at the UK’s leading technology and innovation awards last night. The 2018 Go:Tech Awards received hundreds of entries from across the UK and a panel of thirteen judges scrutinised the businesses and individuals that entered.

The judging panel included Lawrence Jones MBE (UKFast), Oz Alashe MBE (Cybsafe), John Zai (Cocoon Networks), Tim Sawyer CBE (Innovate UK) Jenny Tooth OBE (UK Business Angels Association), Lisa Forte (Red Goat Cyber Security) and eight other elite tech innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders.

The Go-Tech Awards celebrate businesses and entrepreneurs leading the way in technology and innovation across the UK, across small, medium and large businesses.

The awards sponsors for the event included Osborne Clarke, Oracle Global Startup Ecosystem, Amarelle, VWV, Heat Recruitment and Hayes Parsons.

The 2018 awards were held in Bristol and amongst the 240 attendees were business leaders, tech entrepreneurs and senior investors.

Georgie Barrat – tech journalist and Gadget Show presenter – was the host for evening.

The winners were:

Best Tech Start-up:


Tech Entrepreneur of the Year:

Steve Cliffe – Ultrahaptics

Advanced Engineering Award:


Best use of big data:


Clean Tech Award:

Avid Technology Group

AI/Machine Learning Award


Best Mobile Technology Award


Best use of AR/VR Award

Valkyrie Industries

IT/Telecoms Support Award


Most Innovative use of Software