Emerging Innovations

Each year we acknowledge the top 50 most innovative products & entrepreneurs from across the UK

 

"My highlight of the year." Jonathan Margolis, Financial Times

 
 
 

1

Product of the Year

50

NOMINEES

1

Innovator of the Year

 
 
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The Penrose Awards

Top 50 Nominees

The Nominees are doing the impossible … as wildly ambitious startups, challenging the status quo, from AI mortgage advice, to next generation medical technologies.

 
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The Penrose Awards

Winners

Innovator of the Year 2016:

Everledger

Product of the Year 2016:

Gallinee

Innovator of the Year 2015:

What3Words

Product of the Year 2015:

Zap&Go

 

 

Judges

An elite independent judging panel choose their Innovator of the Year, and Product of The Year from a shortlist of 50 Nominees. 

 
 

DR ALI PARSA

Founder, Babylon Health

JESSICA BUTCHER

Founder, Blippar

ALEX VAN SOMEREN

Partner, Amadeus Capital

THEO OSBORNE

Partner, Force Over Mass Capital

BEN WYNNE-SIMMONS

Partner, Coral Reef

ALEX PITT

Partner, Mustard Seed Capital

CHRIS SHELDRICK

Founder, What3Words 

MAX KELLY

Founder Virgin Insight, MD Techstars

NICOLE YERSHON

ex Director of Innovation, Ogilvy

KEVIN MCCULLAGH

Founder, Plan

KERRY RITZ

ex MD, Mass Challenge

SERGE TABORIN

Global Innovation Director, Aviva

YASHU REDDY

Director, Babylon Health

JOSH VALMAN

Founder, RPD International

KATIE LEVITEN

Partner, JamJar Investments

AMAR CHAUHAN

Founder, Una Tickets

DAVIDE SCALZO

Product Lead, Octopus Labs

AIMIE CHAPPLE

Innovation, Accenture

JEREMY BROWN

Founder, Sense Worldwide

DR LEE MOLLINS

Ex Head of Data, Hometrack

 
 

The Penrose Awards

AWARDS EVENT

 

 The Penrose Awards are a showcase of world-class entrepreneurs & innovations. It offers a birds-eye view on emerging technologies, and an opportunity to meet pioneers from across the UK. The invitation-only event brings together over 200 founders, investors, journalists and innovation specialists for an extraordinary innovation event.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

VERNON HILL, Founder of Metro Bank

What Does a Qualification Look Like in a Post-AI World?

STEVE O'HEAR, Technology Editor of TechCrunch

JEREMY BROWN, Founder of Sense Worldwide

JONATHAN MARGOLIS, Financial Times

DR ALI PARSA, Founder of Babylon Health

 DR CHARLES WILES Founder of Zzish

 
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