News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Economic Development Department (EDD) is pleased to announce the launch of the annual Technology Innovation Awards, otherwise known as the Tech Awards.
Since 2007, the EDD has proudly celebrated the best Bermuda-based companies and products that have made their mark in the technology industry both locally and internationally.
The TechAwards seek to celebrate and reward Bermudian and Bermuda-based creators and innovators doing outstanding work in Bermuda’s technology industry. Therefore, the community is invited to nominate Bermudian companies, organizations and individuals you consider developing the most innovative technology solutions, practices and education processes in Bermuda.
This year’s awards are in the categories of ‘International Market Innovation’, ‘Local Market Innovation’, ‘Most Innovative Youth Project’ and ‘Most Innovative Mobile Application.’ Nominations for the awards can be submitted online at www.techawards.bm until September 30th, 2022.The award criteria are available on the website.
Speaking about the event, the Minister of Economy and Labour, Jason Hayward, said: “Despite the size of our island, Bermudians have repeatedly shown that we have a wealth of talent, creativity, and innovation. The TechAwards provide an opportunity to recognize and showcase Bermuda’s ingenuity and can serve as a means to encourage and inspire future innovators.”
‘If you are aware of an innovative product or service in Bermuda that is underpinned by technology, I strongly encourage you to submit a nomination for a TechAward so that the larger community can recognize it.”
Mr Ray Jones, EDD Director, stated: “Our team is excited to launch the 2022 TechAwards. As the island looks toward the future, we anticipate recognizing notable developments in the Fintech and technology industries. I look forward to seeing what Bermudians, individuals and organizations, have been developing and to publicly celebrating them.”
Nominees will be evaluated by the TechAwards committee composed of local leaders in the Fintech and technology industries. Top candidates in each category will be recognized at a reception to be held in October 2022.
If you have developed an innovative technological product or service or know of anyone who has, you can nominate them (including yourself) from now until September 30th, 2022, at www.techawards.bm.