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The Prolific North Tech Awards 2022: The finalists

Prolific North Tech Awards 2022

We are delighted to reveal the finalists who could be taking home one of the coveted trophies at this year’s Prolific North Tech Awards.

The awards event showcases the incredible talent, innovations and businesses spread across the North’s thriving tech scene.

All the winners will be revealed at an unmissable live awards ceremony on October 27th at Hilton Deansgate in Manchester, where the region’s top tech figures will unite to celebrate. There are a limited number of Early Bird Packages and you can book your tickets to the event here.


The talented finalists have been decided by an independent panel of industry-leading judges in a rigorous two-step process. A huge thank you to all of our judges this year – you can find out more about them here.

You can also cast your vote for the Tech Entrepreneur of the Year category here, which will be decided by a mixture of judges’ scores and public votes.

A special thank you goes to our category sponsors this year – Unbranded ManchesterBruntwood SciTech and Better Placed.

The Prolific North Tech Awards 2022: The finalists

Innovation of the Year

Sponsored by Bruntwood SciTech

  • Bolser & Microsoft – Xbox Interactive Services
  • Hidden Creative & Simmerse – The flexible framework to support B2B Metaverse experiences
  • Northumbrian Water – Bin the Wipe
  • Orka Technology Group – Orka Works & AutoFill
  • Street Group – Street Insights
  • Alps Summit
  • Trust Box
  • Ultimate – ITS Technology Portal and API

Digital Transformation of the Year

  • Space & Time – Ignition
  • Tribus Digital & Wilmott Dixon – Saving Lives Through Digital Transformation

App of the Year

Sponsored by Unbranded Manchester

Best Healthtech Innovation

  • Eon Visual Media – the FLX Health app
  • Netsells – the Shiny Mind app

Best Fintech Innovation

  • Apadmi & Chetwood Financial – Wave app
  • hedgehog lab – Dodl by AJ Bell
  • iCoupon – AutoPay

Cloud Technology Provider of the Year

  • Giacom
  • Connex One

Tech Start-up of the Year

  • Circl
  • DeliveryApp
  • FourJaw Manufacturing Analytics
  • GeoStories
  • Team Today
  • Trustfolio

Best Workplace

  • 6B Digital
  • Cantarus
  • Glean
  • Orka Technology Group
  • Zuto

Small Tech Company of the Year

  • 6B Digital
  • Alps
  • Cantarus
  • Crimson Macaw
  • DeliveryApp
  • Elite Dynamics
  • GroundWOW
  • MaxContact
  • The Distance
  • Umii

Medium Tech Company of the Year

Large Tech Company of the Year

  • BOXT
  • Giacom
  • Nexus Vehicle Rental
  • Zuto

Tech Team of the Year

  • Nublue Hosting Team
  • SysGroup PLC

Tech PR Campaign of the Year

  • Jargon PR – Agilitas Connect for A Sustainable Future
  • Refresh & Culture Shift – Paying The Price for Problematic Behaviour
  • Refresh & Distology – The Future of Cybersecurity
  • Social Tech Communications – Putting the IT in InTelligent PR

SaaS Company of the Year

Sponsored by Better Placed

  • Adventoris – SwiftCloud
  • AeroCloud Systems
  • AppLearn
  • BrightHR
  • clixifix®
  • Connex One
  • Nexus Vehicle Rental
  • Sport:80
  • Street Group –
  • Total Processing

Tech for Good Award

  • Axiologik – Supporting the NHS COVID-19 Vaccination programme
  • Digital Voice for Communities – DigitalMe: Voices of Experience
  • Hydra Creative & Sheffield Hatters
  • MaxContact – Supporting the hidden backbone of our society
  • Revolution Viewing – Empowering Students to Make Life-Changing Decisions
  • Alps Summit
  • – Hybrid working carbon emissions calculator
  • VECTAR Sets
  • Vivify – Opening schools to local communities

Rapid Growth Award

Tech Entrepreneur of the Year

This category will be decided by a combination of judges’ scores and public votes. You can view the full list of nominees here – make sure you cast your vote!

Don’t forget to secure your tickets and join us on October 27th to celebrate the North’s thriving tech world and, more importantly, find out who will be taking home one of these prestigious awards! #PNTechAwards.

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