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Hall of Fame

  • Xaar - 2013


    Digital inkjet technology world leader Xaar plc was named Business of the Year at Business Weekly’s gala 2013 Awards presentation dinner at Queens’... Read More

  • 2012 – ARM

    Graham Budd of ARM with Lord Sainsbury

    Reigning business of the year ARM Holdings continues to bewitch and bedazzle customers, investors and users of technology containing its superchips.... Read More

  • 2011 – Horizon Discovery

    Dr Darrin Disley

    Horizon Discovery followed its Business Weekly Awards success by winning a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Horizon provides research tools to support... Read More

  • 2010 - Domino UK

    2010 Business of the Year – Domino Printing

    Listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1984, Cambridgeshire inkjet printing company, Domino UK, reported sales for the year to October 31, 2010 of... Read More

  • 2009 - Abcam


    An online supplier of antibody products for Life Sciences research organisations around the world, Abcam is enabling scientists to identify more... Read More

  • 2008 - British Sugar


    Peterborough based British Sugar is the leading supplier of sugar to the UK market. Its products are represented in the leading brands of all the... Read More

  • 2007 - Autonomy


    The Cambridge based enterprise search software specialist continues to dominate the global market in this niche space. Founded in 1996 and utilising... Read More

  • 2006 - AVEVA


    AVEVA’s rise and rise is one of the largely unsung success stories from the Cambridge Phenomenon years. Today the company is the world's leading... Read More

  • 2005 - Cambridge Antibody Technology


    A developer of human monoclonal antibody therapeutics, CAT was the first UK biotech to jointly develop a 'blockbuster' drug. The company was acquired... Read More

  • 2004 - CSR


    CSR became the first company to win the Business of the Year title two years running. Fast forward to current day and CSR packed more muscle onto its... Read More

  • 2003 - CSR


    Cambridge Silicon Radio spun out of Cambridge Consultants in 1998 – in fact it was thrown out as management told the co-founders that it had world-... Read More

  • 2002 - Acambis


    What a game-changing company Acambis was – and one that came to the forefront at a time of incredible global political flux due to the emerging... Read More

  • 2001 - Ryanair


    When Business Weekly named the low fares airline as Business of the Year, many felt that as an Irish based carrier, it should be excluded. But it... Read More

  • 2000 - Virata


    Another great spot by Business Weekly. Virata provided communications software and semiconductors to manufacturers of DSL, wireless, satellite, and... Read More

  • 1999 - ARM


    The victory for Advanced RISC Machines, the Acorn spin-out, was historic. ARM now ships more chips than Intel but Business Weekly spotted ARM’s... Read More

  • 1998 - Waymade Healthcare

    Waymade Healthcare in Essex is a pharmaceutical company with a turnover placing it within the top 10 UK pharma league. It supplies and distributes... Read More

  • 1997 - TTP

    The company, based at Melbourn Science Park, remains the only tech consultancy to have won the Business of the Year Award. It was a remarkable... Read More

  • 1996 - Electrocomponents

    Based in Northampton at the time of the award, Electrocomponents remains the world’s largest distributor of electronics and maintenance products... Read More

  • 1995 - Willett International

    The Northants based coding and labelling solutions company founded by Alan Willett developed an enviable quality and a global reputation. So much so... Read More

  • 1994 - Pi Group

    Pi Group became the first – and one of only two in the history of the competition – to win the awards twice with this success. Founder Tony Purnell... Read More