Dynamites 2017 – Shortlistees announced

Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations for the BT Dynamites 17. We had a record number of entries and the standard has been incredibly high making it a very difficult job for our judges.

Following the Dynamites judging meeting, which took place on Tuesday 26th September, we are delighted to announce our shortlistees:

The Shortlistees

COLLABORATOR OF THE YEAR (sponsored by Accenture)
Paul Lancaster, Plan Digital
Campus North
Orchard Information Systems / Komodo Digital
Northumberland County Council
Innovation SuperNetwork

NEW BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (sponsored by Sage)
Nebula Labs
Inflo Software

GROWTH EXPLOSION (High Growth/Established) (sponsored by NRG)
Trench Networks
Orange Bus
Aspire Technology Services
hedgehog lab

INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS (sponsored by Orchard)
BIM Academy
hedgehog lab
Opencast Software
Ubisoft CRC

PROJECT OF THE YEAR (sponsored by Harvey Nash)

Nebula Labs
Photon Fire
Orchard Information Systems / Komodo Digital

Public Sector/Academic
Tech for Life
DWP Digital (Churchill Discover Project)
DWP Digital (Check Your State Pension Project)
Northumbria Uni (Executive Women Leaders in ICT Programme)
Digital Durham, Durham CC
Northumbria Uni (NUSTEM)

SKILLS DEVELOPER (sponsored by Gateshead College)
Ubisoft Reflections
Tech for Life
Baltic Training
Future Skills Vision

RISING STAR ((sponsored by North East Futures UTC)
Bridget Hamilton, NBS
Bradley Mason, Durham County Council
Carlos Martinez-Romero, Zerolight
Nic Flynn, Nebula Labs
George Wilcox, Student
James Vayro, Excelpoint Ltd
Farida Mustafazade, Orchard Information Systems
Carl Cheel, Sage
Jack Tattersall, Opencast Software
Amber Blackburn, Accenture

INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR ((sponsored by Capgemini)
Nebula Labs
Trench Networks
CtrlHub Ltd
City Web Consultants
Excelpoint Ltd

Judges choice – winner announced on the night


Congratulations to you all and good luck on the night!

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