General newsMonday, December 2, 2019

IGS scoops win at Scottish Tech Startup Awards

Written by

Georgia Lea

Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS) has continued its winning streak to take home the Tech for Good award at the 2019 Scottish Tech Startup Awards. Organised by the team behind Turing Fest, a three-day annual technology conference held in the Scottish capital, the awards ceremony returned for its second year to celebrate the most innovative thinkers in Scottish technology.

IGS was delighted to attend the awards ceremony at Edinburgh’s Jam House, joining more than 500 people from all across Scotland's flourishing tech sector.

David Farquhar, CEO of IGS, said: "I've said again and again what an exciting year 2019 has been for us at IGS, and the surprises just keep coming! We're so delighted to be taking home the Tech for Good award - it's a real testament to the hard work our team continues to put in to help come up with a way to ensure global food supply is truly sustainable for future generations."

“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