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The Cream of the Tech Sector

Southampton Science Park companies are confirmed as ‘the cream of the South Coast tech sector’ after dominating the line-up of finalists for the 2023 South Coast Tech Awards. 

Eleven out of the thirteen awards categories feature a shortlisted company that is a current or former Science Park resident. Many have participated in the Science Park business accelerator programme Catalyst

These companies that have been recognised for their innovation prowess and contribution to the region’s tech economy are: 


Emerging Tech Company of the Year: CanSense Group, Filament AI, KOIOS Data

Health Tech Company of the Year: CanSense Group, Lifelight 

High Growth Tech Company of the Year: Tekever 

Innovative Tech Company of the Year: CanSense Group, Lifelight, Renovos Biologics 

Science and Tech Company of the Year: AccelerComm, CanSense Group, Lifelight 

Sustainable Tech Company of the Year: Kelda Showers 

Tech Employer of the Year: IT Dev 

Tech Leadership Team of the Year: AccelerComm 

Tech SME of the Year: Fresh Relevance 

Tech Start Up of the Year: AddTime, CanSense Group, Renovos Biologics 

South Coast Tech Company of the Year: Absolar Solutions 


Commenting on the tough task faced by the judges in selecting finalists and winners, Jo Whittle, Operations Director at The Business Magazine said, “We were delighted to receive over 120 entries this year. As always, with such a high volume and standard of entries judging was difficult and some tough decisions had to be made. Our finalists represent the cream of the South Coast tech sector, and we look forward to recognising their achievements.”  

Winners will be announced at a gala dinner on 12 October and the Science Park team wishes them all tremendous luck on the night.

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