37 entries from companies and organisations have been shortlisted for the Technology Ireland Industry Awards 2018. Technology Ireland, alongside award platinum sponsors VHI Healthcare, gold sponsors Bank of Ireland, ByrneWallace and Enterprise Ireland have extended their congratulations to the companies on this significant achievement.
Following publication of shortlisted entries, all companies will present to eight independent panels of judges, composed of CEOs and founders of successful Irish software and digital technology companies.
Over 60 technology companies and organisations from across Ireland entered this year’s awards and winners will be announced at the annual awards event on November 23 in the Mansion House, Dublin.
Director of Technology Ireland Una Fitzpatrick said: “The Irish software and digital technology sector is Ireland’s fastest growing export sector and now stands at over 1,600 companies. The companies shortlisted this year have demonstrated outstanding performance over the past 12 months, combining aspects of technical innovation, sales achievements and successful partnering strategies. These companies exhibit a proven ability to attract financial resources, as well as showing a return for stakeholders, customers, staff and investors, thus demonstrating a real competitive differentiation. We, alongside our sponsors, look forward to announcing the overall winners on November 23.”
The award categories include: Technology Ireland Company of the Year; Emerging Company of the Year; Technology Innovation of the Year; Outstanding Achievement in International Growth; Technology Services Project of the Year; WomenInTech Company Initiative of the Year; Excellence in Talent Development; Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year.
Digital Technology Company of the Year (sponsored by VHI Healthcare)
TDS (Time Data Security Ltd.)
Emerging Company of the Year (sponsored by ByrneWallace)
The Hire Lab
Outstanding Achievement in International Growth (sponsored by Enterprise Ireland)
Financial Risk Solutions (FRS)
Technology Innovation of the Year (sponsored by Bank of Ireland)
Digital Technology Services Project of the Year (sponsored by FIT ICT Associate Professional)
WomenInTech Company Initiative of the Year (sponsored by Technology Ireland Software Skillnet)
DELL EMC Ireland
Sun Life Financial
Cisco Systems Ireland
Fidelity Investments Ireland
Excellence in Talent Development (sponsored by Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet)
Sun Life Financial Ireland
Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year (sponsored by Technology Ireland Innovation Forum)
Lero @ NUI Galway
Usage Analytics - LERO & DCU
Additional background information on all the shortlisted companies can be found on www.technology-ireland.ie/awards