General newsFriday, June 11, 2021

IGS scoops top accolade at Made in Scotland Awards

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Georgia Lea

IGS’s commitment to innovative technology development has been recognised at the 5th annual Made in Scotland Awards, hosted by Scottish Business Insider. During the virtual award ceremony, held on the 10th June 2021, IGS was awarded Best New Product before going on to take home the overall Made in Scotland Award, having been selected from amongst all the evening’s winners.

The awards celebrated some of Scotland’s smartest thinking and most innovative businesses, including AI-enabled washbasin inventors Angel Guard and the developers of a video-based wellness content management system, Frog Systems.

Scottish Business Insider hosted the awards in partnership with the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) to celebrate the creativity and innovation Scotland has to offer. Finalists came from a broad spectrum of sectors, including engineering, technology, and food and drink.

Update: Scottish Business Insider has announced all the night's winners on its website 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