The 29th Business Weekly Awards Presentation Dinner was successfully held at Queens’ College, Cambridge on Wednesday the 20th March 2019.

Tony Quested, Owner of Business Weekly

15 Award Categories were presented and over 300 business heads and R&D leaders joined the celebrations of recognizing innovation, business success and social contribution.

Professor Tim Minshall, Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) and Mr Paul Mason, Director of Commercialisation & Open at Innovate UK gave keynote speeches at the BW Awards Presentation Dinner, and the event also raised money for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.

Professor Tim Minshall, Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM)

For the 29th BW Awards, Business Weekly joined forces with Cambridge China Centre and presented the UK|China Business Award, the first time in BW Awards history. It is for the company regarded by CCC and Business Weekly as the most effective ambassador for UK|China trade and trust over the last 12 months, with the aims of recognising and highlighting recent success stories and to encourage further UK|China relationships.


Full winning list of the 29th Business Weekly Awards

▷ Business of the Year (年度企业奖

     Ieso Digital Health

▷ The Cambridge Enterprise Lifetime Achievement Award (剑桥企业终身成就奖)

     Sir Shankar Balasubramanian

     Sir David Klenerman

From left: Guest speaker Paul Mason, Sir David Klenerman, Sir Shankar Balasubramanian, and Tony Raven of Cambridge Enterprise

▷ Cambridge academic entrepreneurs (剑桥学术型企业家奖)

     Tuomas Knowles

     Professor Steve Jackson

Paul Mason with Academic Entrepreneur of the Year, Tuomas Knowles and Anne Dobrée of Cambridge Enterprise

▷ Cambridge Torchbearer Award (剑桥火炬手奖)

     Professor Steve Jackson

Cambridge Torchbearer Award winner Professor Steve Jackson (centre) with Pierre Louis-Joffrin (left) and Julian Gough of Disruptive Technology Award winner, Mogrify.

▷ The International Trade Champion Award (国际贸易冠军奖

     Domino Printing

Carl Haycock (centre) from Domino Printing collects the International Trade Champion award from Duncan McCunn of Barclays (right) and Paul Mason

▷ UK/China Business Award (英中商业奖


Yvonne Chien of Abcam (centre) receives the UK/China Business Award from Jinzhao Li (right) who heads up the Cambridge China Centre

▷ The Graduate Business of the Year Award (剑桥大学毕业生年度企业奖)


Kirsty Gill of Arm (centre) with Paul Mason and Hanadi Jabado of Cambridge Judge Business School

▷  The Woman Entrepreneur of the Year (剑桥大学嘉治商学院年度女企业家奖

      Poppy Gustafsson

Darktrace CEO Poppy Gustafsson receives the Cambridge Judge Business School Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Simon Thorpe (right)

▷ AI Innovation Award (人工智能创新奖

     OKRA Technologies

Rasim Shah and Maggie Wang from OKRA Technologies receiving the AI Innovation Award from Andrew Moore of Bailey Fisher

▷ The Life Science Innovation Award (生命科学创新奖)

     PredictImmune (Best Product)

     Crescendo Biologics (Best Platform)

Professor Kenneth Smith (left) and Paul Kinnon (centre) collect the Life Science Innovation (Best Product) Award from Shaun Grady of AstraZeneca

Crescendo Biologics CEO, Peter Pack (centre) with Paul Mason (left) and Shaun Grady

▷ The Disruptive Technology Award (颠覆性创新科技奖)


▷ The Young Company of the Year Award (年度新秀企业奖


Giles Barker and Sachin Shende of KisanHub receive the Young Company of the Year Award from Paul Mason (left) and Andrew Baker-Campbell op TTP Group (right)

▷  The Kate Gross Award for Social Enterprise  (社会企业Kate Gross

      CBM UK

Kirsty Smith, CEO of CBM UK receives The Kate Gross Award for Social Enterprise from Professor Ian Hutchings of the University of Cambridge

▷  The Engineering Excellence Award (杰出工程奖

      PragmatIC Printing

PragmatIC CEO Scott White (centre) receives the Engineering Excellence Award from Marshall Group CEO, Robert Marshall (right) and guest speaker Paul Mason

▷  The ScaleUP of the Year (飞速发展奖)

      Owlstone Medical

Billy Boyle (second left) and David Ruiz-Alonso (second right) of Owlstone Medical

Photo Credit: Alan Bennett, Media Imaging Solutions


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