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shortlist announcement: 29 September 2021

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2021 key dates

The period under review for these Awards is from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2021.

Wednesday 5 May 2021 – nominations open

Friday 18 June 2021 – nominations close  

Thursday 29 July 2021 – submission form deadline  

Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 September 2021 – voting panel meeting 

Wednesday 29 September 2021 – shortlist announced 

Wednesday 3 November 2021 – UK tech awards 2021 awards ceremony, subject to Government guidelines


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.

2021 shortlist and winners

The shortlist will be announced on Wednesday 29 September 2021. Winners will be announced at the UK tech awards 2021 on Wednesday 3 November 2021, subject to government guidelines.


Nominations for the UK tech awards 2021 have now closed, and the deadline to return all submission forms has passed. 

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