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The award is specifically designed to identify those capabilities that have caused a step change in the effectiveness of the UK’s ability to prevent, respond to, reduce the impact of or investigate risks and incidents.

New to this year, up to five selected entrants had the opportunity to pitch their innovation to the judging panel in front of a live audience at Security & Policing.

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Winners of the Award also receive the following benefits:

  • Enhanced visibility at the Security & Policing event
  • Presentation of the award by a senior Government official
  • Media support for announcement of the Award

JUDGING CRITERIA

Entries for the award are judged against four criteria:

  • Innovation
  • Uniqueness in the market
  • Market demand
  • Clear impact on the operational ability and effectiveness of end-users

JUDGING PANEL

Elizabeth Sheldon,  VP Security at ADS, Chair
Angela Essel, Head of Joint Security and Resilience Centre
Anita Friend, Head of the Defence and Security Accelerator
Dr Simon Harwood, Chair of Academic RiSC

JUDGING PROCESS

Submissions will be reviewed by an eminent panel of judges drawn from Government, Academia and Industry who will down select up to five submissions to the Finals Stage.

Entrants will be notified of their result in February 2020. The down selected finalists will be asked to pitch their submission to the panel in the Fusion Forum on the first day of Security & Policing. Following the pitching session, the judges will award three types of prizes:

  • The highest scoring organisation
  • The second highest scoring organisation (runner-up)
  • At the judging panel’s discretion, up to two highly commended entrants.

ELIGIBILITY

  • You must be exhibiting at the Show
  • You must be a UK Registered Company
  • The product or service must have been developed by you in the UK
  • The product or service must have been commercially available no earlier than March 2018
  • Submissions can be for a significant enhancement to an existing product or service

HOW TO ENTER

Entries are now CLOSED

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2020 AWARD WINNER

Intelligent Voice – Speech recognition and analysis to categorise calls

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2020 AWARD RUNNER-UP

Digital Barriers – Live streaming facial recognition

2020 FINALISTS

Argon Electronics – Radiological training simulator
Datactics – Cloud hosted Data Quality Service
iStorage – Hardware encryption for cloud data storage

PAST AWARD WINNERS