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Innovation in STEM Award

This award will be given to a company that has created and developed innovative STEM products and processes that have improved the performance of the organisation.

The judges are looking for a clear commitment to research and development, continued innovation and future growth potential. Applicants need to describe how it has benefited the company and/or client.

Sponsorship available.

 

STEM SUSTAinability Award

This award recognises those STEM businesses for whom sustainability is at the core of their activities and whose environmental initiative has resulted in significant environmental improvement.

The judges are looking for businesses that have developed an environmental initiative and have built sustainability into the strategic operations of the business.

 

Sponsorship available. 

STEM Educational Programme of the Year (Public sector)

This award is open to any public-sector organisation which runs an educational initiative.

The judges are looking for evidence of an initiative which either addresses the STEM diversity gap, the skills shortage or seeks to inspire and raise the aspirations of the next generation.

Sponsorship available.

STEM Educational Programme of the Year (Private/not-for-profit sector)

This award is open to any private or not-for-profit organisation which runs an educational initiative.

The judges are looking for evidence of an initiative which either addresses the STEM diversity gap, the skills shortage or seeks to inspire and raise the aspirations of the next generation.

Sponsorship available.

STEM Company of the Year (under 50 employees)

This award will be given to the business that has demonstrated outstanding and consistent achievement, particularly over the last twelve months.

The judges are looking for a company that shows the greatest promise for the future. 

Sponsorship available.

 

STEM Company of the Year (over 50 employees)

This award will be given to the mid-sized business that has demonstrated outstanding and consistent achievement, particularly over the last twelve months.

The judges are looking for a company that shows the greatest promise for the future.

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STEM entrepreneur of the Year

This award will recognise an individual who has shown the desire to succeed with their own ideas and has had the ambition to turn those ideas into a successful business. 

The judges are looking for someone who can demonstrate innovation, vision, business acumen, strong results and inspiring leadership.

Sponsorship available.

 

STEM ambassador of the year

This award will recognise an ambassador within the STEM sector in Wales. 

The judges are looking for an individual who is an inspiration and role model to others, someone who encourages participation, diversity and inclusion in STEM, and who goes above and beyond to further the STEM agenda in Wales.

Sponsorship available.

Stem woman of the year

This award recognises inspirational women and their work as ambassadors within the STEM industry to shine a light on the sector.

The judges are looking for a woman who has shown dedication and passion in her work within the STEM industry.

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STEM Rising Star of the Year

This award will recognise the emerging talent within the STEM sector. It is open to an individual, who has 3 years or less experience in their role.

The judges are looking for an individual who has made a deep impact in their business, demonstrating ambition within the role who shows promising results for the future.

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STEM International Business of the year

 This award is open to any Welsh STEM business that exports a product or service outside of the UK.

The judges are looking for evidence of a detailed internationalisation strategy, growth in overseas markets and a commitment to improving export performance.

 

Sponsorship available. 

STEM Start-Up of the Year

This award will aim to celebrate and support Wales’ newest STEM businesses. Entrants to this award must be independent and have been trading for a maximum of 3 years on 1st May 2021.

The judges are looking for real passion, a strong plan, an innovative product or service and exceptional forecasts for further growth.

Sponsorship available.

STEM Scale-Up of the Year

This award will be given to a company that has witnessed fast-growth within the last three years, driving economic growth with the STEM arena, job creation and revenue growth.

The judges are looking for a business demonstrating the highest levels of growth and a robust plan to deliver a sustainable future growth.

Sponsorship available.