General newsFriday, October 4, 2019

IGS nominated for the Scotland Tech Top 50 - voting open now!

Written by

Georgia Lea

IGS has been shortlisted for a prestigious nationwide innovation award run by tech publication BusinessCloud. We are pleased to be included alongside 107 tech firms nominated for the first annual Scotland Tech 50, which will see the nation’s most disruptive companies ranked.

The general public can place their votes until 11pm on Wednesday 9th October by visiting this page.

A panel of independent judges will also select their top companies from the shortlist, with the final 50 ranking decided by a combination of the judges' rankings and public vote.

The judging panel includes:

• Hazel Gibbens, entrepreneur engagement manager, Tech Nation

• Karen Meechan, head of operations, ScotlandIS

• Evelyn McDonald, CEO, Scottish EDGE

• Stephen Taylor, CEO, Technology Scotland

• Catriona Campbell, EMEIA wavespace leader, EY Advisory

• Andrew Sloane, investment lead in Scotland and the North West, ADV

• Alistair Forbes, investment director, head of software and the internet, Mercia

• Jonathan Symcox, editor, BusinessCloud

You can vote for us here

“I choose to challenge because as an engineer I believe more diversity leads to more creativity.”

Juliette Goddard, Mechanical Design Engineer

“I choose to challenge because we need women’s skills and insights at ALL levels in the workplace.”

Polly Purvis OBE, Director of ScotFIN

“I choose to challenge because I think women should always support other women and because inequality is still a major problem in some countries around the world.”

Lucie Opltova, HR Advisor/Senior Administrator

“I choose to challenge because encouraging challenge breeds genuine innovation across our business.”

Gayle Reid, Team Lead/Scrum Master

"I choose to challenge gender stereotypes and encourage constructive challenges from all."

Kathleen Honeyman, Global Projects Director

“I choose to challenge to address imbalance.”

Kate Forster, Head of Communications

“I choose to challenge because we need to celebrate women's achievements and drive positive change in gender balance both in the workplace and our everyday lives.”

Valerie Lederer, Marketing Manager, Intelligent Grid

“I choose to challenge because everyone deserves the chance to achieve their full potential.”

Georgia Lea, Communications Manager