Award Categories

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Best use of Digital Technology in Industry

How has your tech boosted a manufacturer? Before and-after-evidence and reference to 4IR and IOT thinking would be useful

Best Economic Support Initiative (including Education)

This tech provides the support companies or schools need meaning they spend less time on admin and more time being effective in their environment.

Best Web or Mobile Application

Entries can be made either by the user or the creator. Judges will be looking for a website or stand-out App, showing innovation, originality and flair.

The App

The app can be either stand-alone or an interactive element to a website,  It should be engaging but also useful. Evidence of interactivity will be useful.


We're looking for a Incredible design and a great user experience. The website could be new or been upgraded to improve an existing site.

Best Digital Arts and Culture Project

This project will have harnessed the power of digital to curate, present or distribute any creative work or a project which promotes arts and culture to the wider world

Best Online Presence or Personality

We’re looking for an individual who makes a positive impact in the digital market. Demonstrating strong leadership skills or creating a culture that excites, motivates and engages staff at all levels and encourages innovation and ambition.

Best Tech For Good

The judges are looking for how a business delivers technology to make a social change that improves their community.

Most Innovative Use of Digital Technology

We’ll be looking for a unique design or innovation which has helped a company or organisation take a step forward in their digital journey.

Best International Success

Entrants should show evidence of how products and services have gained commercial contracts outside of the UK. Every digital business has the opportunity to be global we're looking for how firms have embraced this opportunity.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year (aged under 30)

The nominee will have made an impact with their own company or within Sheffield’s digital eco-system at a young age.

Best Video Game

This category recognises the best video game made in Sheffield.  Entries can be from the developer or from the public nominating their favourite game.