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Welcome to the TechWorks Gala Dinner and Awards 2021

We are delighted that our annual TechWorks Summit & Awards Gala Dinner is back on Thursday 28th January 2021, at the Leonardo Tower Bridge Hotel, London.

The event brings together hundreds of executives & professionals from across the industry, providing an excellent opportunity to network with industry leaders, meet new clients or host existing clients and build brand awareness.  At the dinner, we announce the winners of the TechWorks Awards – celebrating achievements & behaviours conducive to a healthy & vibrant industry.

The TechWorks awards are open to all organisations active within the tech industry, with award categories to fit a wide range of sectors. They are FREE to enter, with a simple online process.

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Join hundreds of UK tech leaders, ministers, universities and funders & help shape the UK position in the Deep Tech Industry.

The Summit provides an invaluable opportunity to broaden your perspectives on current issues facing our industry.

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Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony

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This prestigious event brings together hundreds of executives & professionals from across the industry,

During the Gala Dinner, we announce the winners of the TechWorks Awards – celebrating achievements & behaviours conducive to a healthy & vibrant industry.

Please note, this a black tie event.

Don’t miss out – the awards application deadline is 27th November 2020

Apply for an Award

TechWorks recognises organisations who have achieved significant business improvement through development of new products,  processes, operational excellence, market innovation and outstanding performance within the last year.

The TechWorks awards are open to all organisations active within the tech industry, with award categories to fit a wide range of sectors. They are FREE to enter, with a simple online process.

We invite organisations to submit a brief award application that demonstrates why your site has excelled, giving clear examples of success.

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Live Entertainment

The Hound Dogs

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Our Speaker

Piers Linney

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LEONARDO ROYAL HOTEL LONDON TOWER BRIDGE

45 Prescot St ¦ London ¦ E1 8GP ¦ +44 20 7959 5000

The perfect base for exploring the UK’s bustling capital, Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge is close to some of London’s most iconic landmarks including The Tower of London, The Shard and, of course, Tower Bridge itself. Our 4-star hotel is located just a short walk away from East London, with all its cosmopolitan coffee shops and eateries, and is only a short tube ride away from Shoreditch’s on-trend bars. The nearest tube station, Tower Hill, is only a 7 minute walk away.

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Premier Inn London City (Tower Hill)

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London

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Awards 2019 Photos

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CSO Confidential’s Professor Paul Dorey (centre) receives the 2019 TechWorks Contribution to Industry Award – alongside compere Penny Power OBE and TechWorks CEO, Alan Banks

Henry Nurser and Ray McConnell (centre) receives the 2019 TechWorks Automotive Electronics Innovation and Excellence Award for Blu Wireless – alongside compere Penny Power OBE and TechWorks CEO, Alan Banks (right) and Andy Birnie for award sponsor NXP

Haydn Povey (centre left) receives the 2019 TechWorks Company of the Year Award for Secure Thingz – alongside compere Penny Power OBE, Neil Dickins of sponsor IC Resources and TechWorks CEO, Alan Banks

Angela Mison from the University of South Wales (centre left) receives the 2019 TechWorks Cyber Student of the Year in Automotive from Peter Davies of Thales – alongside compere Penny Power OBE and TechWorks CEO, Alan Banks

Peter Barenthein (centre left) receives the 2019 TechWorks Innovation Award for Nanusens – alongside compere Penny Power OBE and TechWorks CEO, Alan Banks (right) and Stephen Dorran from award sponsor CSA Catapult

Peter Barenthein (centre) receives the 2019 TechWorks Emerging Company of the Year Award for Nanusens – alongside Murat Cakmak of Zaya as well as compere Penny Power OBE and TechWorks CEO, Alan Banks plus Michael O’Sullivan from award sponsor Cadence (left)

Peter Barenthein (centre left) receives the 2019 TechWorks Innovation Award for Nanusens – alongside compere Penny Power OBE and TechWorks CEO, Alan Banks (right) and Stephen Dorran from award sponsor CSA Catapult

Mick Conlon and colleagues receive the 2019 TechWorks Manufacturing Site of the Year Award for Diodes (Oldham) – alongside compere Penny Power OBE and TechWorks CEO, Alan Banks (right) and John Summers and Dominic Flynn of sponsor Logos Logistics

Zsolt Angyal (centre left) receives the 2019 TechWorks IoT Security Foundation Champion Award for Signify from Paratus People’s Tom White – alongside compere Penny Power OBE and TechWorks CEO, Alan Banks and John Moor, MD of the IoT Security Foundation (left)

Plessey’s Gethn Pickard (right) receives Young Engineer of the Year at the annual TechWorks Awards – alongside TechWorks CEO, Alan Banks

Maria Malin and Andrew Woodford of Darktrace (centre) receive the Product of the Year Award at last night’s annual TechWorks Gala – alongside compere Penny Power OBE, Mark Curtis of Redcroft, Kees Revenberg of MASER Engineering and TechWorks CEO, Alan Banks

Stephen Dorran (centre) with Alastair McGibbon, Amar Abid-Ali and Martin McHugh receive the 2019 TechWorks R&D Excellence Award for Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult – alongside compere Penny Power OBE, Ibrahim Chadirchi for sponsor Arm, and TechWorks CEO, Alan Banks

Mary Bennett, University of Surrey/Embecosm and Hugo McNally, University of Southampton/ON Semiconductors (centre) win the 2019 UKESF Scholar of the Year Award – alongside UKESF CEO Stewart Edmondson (left) and IC Resources CEO Neil Dickins (right)