NOMINATIONS are open for the business innovation and technology award at the Test Valley Business Awards.

The business innovation and technology award, sponsored by The University of Southampton Science Park, celebrates a business that stands out for its innovative and proven use of technology, fostering advancements in products, services and operations. 

The winner will have successfully embraced technological innovation to gain a competitive edge in the market.

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Robin Chave, Southampton Science Park CEO, said: “We are proud to play our part once more in celebrating business excellence through the Test Valley Business Awards, a brilliant platform to recognise all those who put themselves out there to create jobs and wealth across our region. Through our sponsorship of the Business Innovation and Technology Award, we hope to shine a light specifically on how companies can achieve success through the application of new ideas, technologies or processes: these approaches are often the key to unlocking growth. I’m sure I am not alone in looking forward to hearing about and meeting the businesses that are doing just that, and so I encourage all Test Valley businesses to get involved.”

Katie Brooks, chairman of the Test Valley Business Awards, said: “We’re delighted to be working with the Southampton Science Park again, who have over 100 world-class science and technology companies in their community. We look forward to receiving nominations for all sizes of businesses, from start-ups to multinationals. It’s always inspiring to see new ventures making their mark and contributing to the community. I’m sure there will be many exciting nominations for this category. Remember anyone can nominate a business and a business can nominate themselves, so please start nominating now.”

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