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To view information about previous UK Tech dinners, please select the appropriate year below:

The UK tech awards evolved from the very successful techMARK Awards, which concerned only quoted tech companies. The archive from this event, which was held for 13 consecutive years since its launch in 2000 can also be found below.


Wednesday 9 November 2016, Park Plaza, London SE1

2016 Winners

tech fund manager of the year award

Sponsored by PwC


  • WINNER: Impax Environmental Markets plc

tech innovation of the year award

Sponsored by Barclays 


  • WINNER: Darktrace Ltd

  • Blippar.com Ltd

  • CRF Health Group Ltd

  • Darktrace Ltd

  • Featurespace Ltd

tech journalist of the year award

Sponsored by Luther Pendragon 


  • WINNER: Lynsey Barber/City A.M.

  • Tara Cunningham/The Telegraph

  • Steven Frazer/Shares Magazine

  • Maija Palmer/Financial Times

  • Mary-Ann Russon/International Business Times UK

tech deal of the year award

Sponsored by Rothschild & Co 


  • Blue Prism Group plc

  • CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings plc

  • WINNER: Micro Focus International plc

  • Softcat plc

  • Telecity Group plc

best use of tech in the digital economy award

Sponsored by Rigby Group plc


  • Babylon Healthcare Services Ltd

  • Deliveroo Ltd

  • WINNER: Farfetch UK Ltd

  • JustPark Parking Ltd

tech achievement of the year award

Sponsored by Canaccord Genuity


  • WINNER: Kromek Group plc

  • Sage Group plc

  • Skyscanner Ltd

  • Zoopla Property Group plc

tech growth business of the year award

Sponsored by ECI Partners


  • WINNER: Acturis Ltd

  • First Derivatives plc

  • GBG plc

  • UKCloud Ltd

tech CEO of the year award

Sponsored by Oakley Advisory Limited


  • Tom Burnet/accesso Technology Group plc

  • WINNER: Martin Hellawell/Softcat plc

  • Martin Hellawell/Softcat plc

  • Richard Law/GBG plc

  • Kevin Loosemore/Micro Focus International plc

tech company of the year award

Sponsored by Arma Partners


  • WINNER: accesso Technology Group plc

  • Just Eat Plc

  • Skyscanner Ltd

  • UKCloud Ltd


A charity collection was held in respect of two charities: bccs and the Prince's Trust.

The total amount raised at the UK tech awards 2016 which was split equally between these two charities.

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