Business and innovation

2021 IOP Business Awards winners

We are delighted to introduce the winners of the 2021 IOP Business Awards.

Download the 2021 IOP Business Awards winners brochure (PDF, 3.3MB)


Business Innovation Award winners

Toshiba Europe

Toshiba Europe receives a Business Innovation Award for pioneering technology developed over two decades of research, protecting communication infrastructure from present and future cyber-threats, and commercialising UK-manufactured products which pave the road to the quantum internet. 

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Lightpoint Medical

Lightpoint Medical receives a Business Innovation Award for developing leading technology for targeted cancer surgery. From concept to commercialisation, they develop miniaturised imaging and sensing tools for accurate intra-operative cancer detection in real time.

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Business Start-Up Award winners

AEGIQ

AEGIQ receives a Business Start-Up Award for the development of a breakthrough quantum photonics platform enabling new applications in quantum communications, computing, and imaging utilising high-performance sources of indistinguishable single photons. 

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Quantum Dice

Quantum Dice receives a Business Start-Up Award for the development of verifiable and secure photonics to advance key industrial applications in security, simulation and AI.

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Lee Lucas Business Award winner

CanSense

CanSense receives the Lee Lucas Business Award. For the early detection of bowel cancer, CanSense is developing an accurate, rapid, non-invasive, blood test combining Raman Spectroscopy and AI-based technologies to identify cancer metabolite activity in the blood.

Read the full citation for CanSense