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Innovation 2019: Airbond
Graham Waters with the Airbond Splicer team
Sustainable Development 2019: Apetito
apetito hosts lunch for Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire, Mrs Sarah Troughton, and long-service heroes to celebrate third Queen’s Award for Enterprise.
Innovation 2019: Bitrez Ltd
Innovation 2019: Buhler
John Barber, Representative Deputy Lieutenant for London Borough of Newham presenting seventh Queen’s Award for optical sorting innovation to Ben Deefholts, Senior Research Engineer, Timothy Kelf, Head of Sensor Development and Mathew Kelly, Managing Director of Digital Technologies at Bühler (right to left)
Innovation 2019: Burland Technology Solutions
Lady Claire Euston and Richard Vass myself receiving Burland’s second Award.
International Trade 2019: Adaptavist
Adaptavist’s CEO, Simon Haighton-Williams, and Chief of Staff, Sophie Bevan, excited to be on their way to collect their Queens Award for International Trade.
Innovation 2019: C-Kore
The C-Kore team were delighted to welcome two Deputy Lord Lieutenants of North Yorkshire, David Kerfoot MBE DL and Trevor Watson JP DL, to their York offices for the Queens Award presentation. Following a tour and demonstration, the award was gratefully received by Tim Overfield, Cynthia Pikaar and Greg Smith from the C-Kore management team
Sustainable Development 2019: ClimateCare
ClimateCare staff are presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – Sustainable Development by the Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, Tim Stephenson.
International Trade 2019: Easyskinz
Lord-Lieutenant Nigel Atkinson Esq presenting the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade to the Totochev family - two brothers, mother and father, all equal shareholders at EasySkinz Ltd on the position Directors.
Sustainable Development 2019: Harrison Spinks
L-R Managing Director Simon Spinks, chairman Peter Spinks and Lord Lieutenant Mr Ed Anderson.
Innovation 2019: Huntleigh Innovation
Mr Peter Cashin, Managing Director, Huntleigh and Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Sough Glamorgan, Morfudd Meredith.
Innovation 2019: Incremental Solutions
Incremental Solutions’ founders, Daniel Lee-Bursnall (left) and Lewis Gill (right) are presented with their Award from Her Majesty the Queen’s representative, The Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, Mrs Jo Ropner.
International Trade 2019: JDMA
Derrick and Cherril Barker, founders of JMDA (John Martin Design Associates Limited) were delighted to receive a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2019 for International Trade.
Innovation 2019: Kohler Mira
Craig Baker, Managing Director of Kohler Mira, Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire, Edward Gillespie OBE and Councillor Steve Jordan, Leader of Cheltenham Borough Council, plus Kohler Mira team members and distinguished guests
Innovation 2019: Laserwire Solutions
On Thursday, 26th September 2019 Her Majesty The Queen’s royal representative, Lord Lieutenant Professor Peter Vaughan presented the Queen’s Award for Innovation to CEO, Dr Paul Taylor and his team at Laser Wire Solutions in recognition of the contribution the company is making in its technology niche of laser wire stripping and the benefits this technology delivers to the improvement of medical devices used in many life critical situations. This is the second Queens Award for the company, after securing the award for International Trade in 2018.
International Trade 2019: Naughtone
It was with a great deal of pride that the naughtone team welcomed Lord Lieutenants David Kerfoot and Trevor Watson to our headquarters, to present us with our prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade. Over the past 6 years we have made significant steps to becoming a truly global operation so this award recognises the hard work of our colleagues and partners, and the trust of our clients and their belief in our products.
Innovation 2019: Optos
Optos is pleased to be the recipient of the Queen’s Award for a second time. We are proud to build a lasting legacy in the medical sector for the only ultra-widefield retinal imaging device that helps eye care professionals save sight and save lives.
International Trade 2019: Phastar
Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of Ealing, Mr Richard Kornicki CBE DL presents the Queens Award for Enterprise to PHASTAR’s CEO, Kevin Kane and the PHASTAR London Team in Chiswick on 14th August 2019
International Trade 2019: RTR
RTR staff and guests outside the RTR offices in Gateshead.
Innovation 2019: Speechmatic
John Milliken, CEO of Speechmatics is presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation by The Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Mrs Julie Spence OBE, QPM.
International Trade 2019: Tangerine
Design consultancy tangerine was thrilled to win a Queens Award in Export: International Trade in the year that it celebrated its 30th year anniversary. Over 80% of the company’s business comes from outside of the UK.
Innovation 2019: Thorlux
Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Worcestershire, The Hon Lady Morrison, presenting the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation to Mike Allcock, Managing Director of Thorlux Lighting.
Promoting Opportunity 2019: Tier 1
The UK’s leading IT asset management business, Tier 1 Asset Management Ltd, receiving their award in the category of promoting opportunity through social mobility from the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, Paul Griffiths DL.
Innovation 2019: TruNet UK Limited
TruNet UK Limited Managing Director; Stuart Revill and Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Mike Kapur pictured at The TruNet Queen’s Award Presentation Event on 11th July 2019 during a tour of the TruNet manufacturing facility.
International Trade 2019: Valid Insight
The Valid Insight team, pictured with Charles Goodson-Wickes, Deputy Lieutenant for Islington, London, who presented the award on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen.
International Trade 2019: Veolia
The Queens Award for International Trade 2019 presented to Managing Director David Loughbourgh by the Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire Mr Brian Buchan DL at a special afternoon tea party at Veolia Nuclear Solutions facilities
Sustainable Development 2019: Willmott Dixon
Willmott Dixon celebrated its third Queen's Award for Enterprise title at its Letchworth Garden City headquarters with the Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire. This award, for sustainable development, was the second in this category for the carbon neutral contractor.
Innovation 2019: Captec
Captec management presented their Second Queen’s Award by Nigel Atkinson Lord Lieutenant for Hampshire at their offices in Fareham.