Region’s best innovators, designers and techies celebrate outstanding achievements at Biztech BrightSparc & Digital Awards 2019

On Friday 22 November, Milton Keynes and the South East Midlands’ leading technology and innovation awards were presented to some of the region’s top businesses, students and education establishments.

The awards, which were sponsored by Alphas, the University of Bedfordshire’s gateway to research and business development services, and included more categories than ever before.

The Director of Wayra UK and Telefonica Open Innovation, Gary Stewart gave the keynote speech at the awards, held over lunch at the NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator Hub in Central Milton Keynes.

Winners of the Biztech BrightSparc & Digital Award 2019

Students making a difference

Campbell Drummond

Start-up wow of the year

JAFA (Just A Fan’s Analysis)

Best new tech for business

Red Giraffe Marketing

Best tech teamwork

VR therapies

The bottom line award


The green tech award

Breastfeeding Hub

Best mobile app

Encore Environment

Digital young person of the year

Lakechia Jeanne

The edtech award

3D Print World

Best ecommerce

Sunday Ivy

Fredi Nonyelu, Chairman of Biztech technology forum in Milton Keynes and SEMLEP, explains: “We were proud to host another fantastic BrightSparc Awards, with this year being even BIGGER than any previous celebration event we have held. It was inspiring to hear from Gary, who talked about his experiences and entrepreneurialism.

“Congratulations to all of our winners, we look forward to hearing and seeing more great things from you in the future and will be keeping in touch with your ongoing achievements.”

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