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and will close on Friday 28 June 2024

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UK: Companies should either be headquartered in the UK or lreland, or have substantial management, control and ownership based in the UK or lreland and/or be listed in London.

tech: An eligible company for the UK tech awards will be one whose business growth and success is dependent on, or attributed to, the development of its technology. Eligible companies will have developed their IP and will be able to demonstrate significant innovation in the technology or its application. For the purposes of these awards, eligible companies could be involved in communications, electronic and digital technologies, biotech, medtech, fintech, govtech and/or cleantech.

2024 nominations

Nominations will open here w/c Monday 22 April 2024 and will close on Friday 28 June 2024.

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Nominations should be made using our Award Force online platform, please use the button above to launch the nomination form.

This year there are a total of eleven awards. Only seven categories require a submission form and full information will be provided when you nominate. You are encouraged to provide a brief reason for nomination along with relevant attachments and links for consideration by the voting panel. If you wish, you may make multiple nominations for each award.

Any details provided as part of the nomination process will be treated in accordance with our privacy policy.

There are no costs to enter the UK tech awards.

If you would like to make a nomination(s) for the forthcoming UK tech awards, please click on the ‘Start nomination’ button, enter the name of the nominee and follow the online instructions. There is no limit to how many times you can nominate. We invite you to provide a reason for each nomination (300 words, max) to give the Voting Panel as much information as possible.  

Once your nomination(s) have been submitted, the nominator should receive an email confirmation and the nominee(s) should also then receive an email outlining the next steps. If you do not receive email confirmation after submitting your nomination form, please check your Junk/Spam folder first before contacting jo.thomas@ford-sinclair.co.uk.

Submission form

For seven of the categories (scale up, tech growth business of the year, tech for good, tech businesswoman of the year, tech innovation of the year, tech CEO of the year and tech company of the year) nominees will be sent an email containing a unique link to their submission form. Please fill out the form and return, as directed therein by Friday 26 July 2024. If you require any assistance with the submission, please email Jo Thomas at​​​​​​ jo.thomas@ford-sinclair.co.uk.

Details supplied in your submission, along with other publicly available information such as your company accounts, will be assessed as part of the judging process. The Voting Panel will discuss and debate nominations on 26 September and the final shortlist will be announced on this website on Friday 27 September 2024.

If you do not receive an email confirming the nomination has been submitted, please check your Junk/Spam folder in the first instance, before contacting jo.thomas@ford-sinclair.co.uk.

If the nominee has not received an email containing the submission form link after the nomination has been submitted, please ask them to check their Junk/Spam folder in the first instance, before contacting jo.thomas@ford-sinclair.co.uk.

If you have any queries regarding the nominations process, or the submission forms, please contact please contact jo.thomas@ford-sinclair.co.uk.

The awards will be presented at the UK tech awards on Thursday 14 November 2024.

For further information on sponsorship, purchasing a table at the event or any other queries regarding the dinner, please contact Jo Thomas on +44 7866 567713.

2024 shortlist and winners

The shortlist will be announced on Friday 27 September 2024. Winners will be announced at the UK tech awards on Thursday 14 November 2024.

2024 key dates

The period under review for all awards is from 1 October 2023 to 30 September 2024.

w/c Monday 22 April 2024 – nominations open

Friday 28 June 2024 – nominations close  

Friday 26 July 2024 – submission form deadline  

Thursday 26 September 2024 – voting panel meeting 

Friday 27 September 2024 – shortlist announced 

Thursday 14 November 2024 – UK tech awards 2024