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by Ruaraidh Gilmour
04 January 2023
Applications open to find Scotland’s top tech innovators

Karen Meechan CEO ScotlandIS with Unsung Hero award winner Tommy Lawson at the 2022 Digital Tech Awards

Applications open to find Scotland’s top tech innovators

Applications have opened to find Scottish tech innovator nominations for the Digital Technology Awards.  

Businesses and individuals working in the tech sector will be celebrated at the 13th annual awards night, hosted by ScotlandIS, the tech sector’s trade body.  

This year’s awards will focus on celebrating the achievements of the tech sector over the last year by rewarding individual and team commitments to causes that are "prolific in today’s climate".  

At the forefront of the application criteria are categories to recognise those creating technology solutions for good, organisations tackling climate change and those putting the well-being of their workforce at the core of the business.  

The Unsung Hero Award will also return – an award which commemorates local community champions for their contributions to improving all things digital in their respective fields.  

The categories this year are:  

  • Tech For Good  
  • Service / Product Innovation  
  • Data Trailblazer  
  • Best Well-being at Work  
  • Most Sustainable Workplace  
  • Open Technology Contribution 
  • Public Sector Innovation  
  • Unsung Hero  
  • Digital Tech Business of the year – Start-Up  
  • Digital Tech Business of the year – Scale-Up  
  • Digital Tech Business of the year – Enterprise  

Karen Meechan, CEO of ScotlandIS, said: “The Digital Technology Awards deliver a fantastic opportunity for us to celebrate the very best in Scottish technology.  It is an evening our members look forward to all year round to recognise the extensive achievements and talent in our industry.  

“I’m looking forward to spending the evening honouring the sector's best minds, and I encourage everyone to nominate both individuals and businesses that deserve recognition for achievements and dedication to helping our industry continue to flourish.”

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