Business Weekly’s Awards dinner will be held at Queens’ College, Cambridge, on a date to be decided in Spring 2021. The award categories are:
Young Company of the Year: For the most exciting startup enterprise in any sector that has made significant progress in the last 12 months.
Graduate Business of the Year: For a Cambridge-based company that has shown outstanding commercial potential or success over the last 12 months, either founded by a Cambridge University alumnus or which has significantly contributed to the employment and retention locally of Cambridge graduate talent.
The Michael Marshall Engineering Excellence Award: For a company or individual who in the last 12 months has added game-changing engineering to any product in any business & industry.
Disruptive Technology: For the company in any sector whose science or technology is deemed to be genuinely game-changing.
International Trade Champion: For a company in any industry that has significantly broadened its export sales or access to global markets.
Cambridge Enterprise Lifetime Achievement Award: To recognise an extraordinary career devoted to innovation and commercial success for the benefit of society and the UK economy.
Life Science Innovation: For the organisation or individual who has done the most to further the cause of life science discovery for the benefit of human healthcare.
Cambridge Judge Business School Woman Entrepreneur of the Year: For a woman entrepreneur who can demonstrate outstanding achievements in the last 12 months and who inspires and nurtures other women to excel.
Kate Gross Award for Social Enterprise: For Cambridge-based social enterprises creating proven social or environmental impact through business.
Cambridge Enterprise Academic Entrepreneur of the Year: For outstanding work by an academic as an innovator, founder or consultant in the past 12 months.
AI Innovation: For the most successful deployment of Artificial Intelligence in any business segment.
From these a Business of the Year will be selected to join a Hall of Fame that includes Abcam, ARM, Autonomy, AVEVA, British Sugar, CSR, Darktrace, Domino, Frontier Developments, Horizon Discovery, Ieso Digital Health, Perkins Engines, Pi Group, Ryanair, TTP and Treatt plc.
Deadline for entries is December 15, 2020. Enter by completing the form below or email chairman of judging, Tony Quested: tquested [at] businessweekly.co.uk (subject: BW%20Awards)