Q-Technologies is the successful April winner of the Merseyside Innovation Awards 2013.
Innovation has shaped the world we live in today, and the Merseyside Innovation Awards exist to encourage and enable people and businesses in Merseyside to develop and realise their innovative ideas.
It might be a new component, a new and improved way of addressing a familiar problem, or a product or process that has been designed from scratch.
Q-Technologies innovation is a high end, but portable scientific device that can identify chemicals instantly.
The company’s application greatly impressed the judging panel and scored very highly with respect to innovation, commercial potential and its impact on Merseyside.
Professor Steve Taylor was presented with a license to use the awards for marketing purposes, a Merseyside Innovation Awards certificate and a bottle of Champagne by Sponsor Ian McGee of NatWest.
On receiving the award Professor Taylor said “As a company we are delighted to receive the Merseyside Innovation award. I would to thank all those involved with the company whose hard work has made this possible”
Q-Technologies will now be considered to be short-listed for the annual final in July. Three companies will be chosen to present at the final and the overall winner will receive £10,000 in cash, support from some of the region’s leading business advisers, worth £4,000, and publicity for the idea
Previous members of MIA judging panel have included Trevor Baylis, Evan Davis and Steve Morgan.