Top companies shortlisted for Technology Ireland Awards

36 entries from companies and organisations have been shortlisted for the Technology Ireland Software Industry Awards 2017. Technology Ireland, alongside award gold sponsors Bank of Ireland, ByrneWallace, IDA Ireland and Enterprise Ireland have extended their congratulations to the companies on this significant achievement.

Following publication of shortlisted entries, all companies will present to eight independent panels of judges, composed of CEOs and founders of successful Irish software and digital technology companies.

Over 70 technology companies and organisations from across Ireland entered this year’s awards and winners will be announced at the annual awards event on November 24 in the Mansion House, Dublin. The keynote speaker for the awards is Barry Lowry, Government CIO and MC for the evening is Darragh Maloney, Sports Broadcaster.

Director of Technology Ireland Paul Sweetman said: “The indigenous software and digital technology sector is Ireland’s fastest growing export sector. Looking at this year’s awards entrants we can see the depth of quality and talent making this happen. More than 70 technology companies and organisations from across Ireland entered this year’s awards and it is the tireless efforts of all in these companies and beyond that are turning Ireland into a global technology powerhouse.”

The award categories include: Technology Ireland Company of the Year; Emerging Company of the Year; Technology Innovation of the Year; Outstanding Achievement in International Growth;
Technology Services Project of the Year; Excellence in Talent Development; Multinational Corporation Initiative of the Year; Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year.

The full list of the shortlisted companies can be found on www.technology-ireland.ie/awards

Full Shortlist 2017:

Technology Ireland Company of the Year


Emerging Company of the Year (sponsored by ByrneWallace)
SOAR by Luminosity Ltd

Technology Innovation of the Year (sponsored by Bank of Ireland)
Ediflo Pro - Axonista
Red Sqirl by Idiro Analytics
Rockall - SBL in the Cloud

Outstanding Achievement in International Growth (sponsored by Enterprise Ireland)
Aspire Technology
Financial Risk Solutions
Openmind Networks

Digital Technology Services Project of the Year (sponsored by FIT ICT Associate Professional)
Idiro Analytics - Analytics in the South Pacific
Aspire Technology Digicel Services Project
Cora Systems - Honeywell
Sonalake - Fibre Broadband Service Automation
Etain Software - RÁS - Revolutionising Horse Racing in Ireland
Excellence in Talent Development (sponsored by Technology Ireland Software Skillnet)
Aspire Technology
Storm Technology Ltd

Multinational Corporation Initiative of the Year (sponsored by IDA Ireland)
BOC – The Digital Future
Ericsson Ireland: Investing In Future Software Engineers
First Friday for Startups
IBM Ireland & Leanbh
The Fashion Genome @ HBC

Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year (brought to you by Technology Ireland Innovation Forum)
www.sorchaj.com - Effective Reading Strategies
Pervasive Nation - Ireland's Internet of Things Testbed (Trinity College / CONNECT Centre)
Smart Glove – Haptic Human Computer Interface System for VR/AR and robotics (Tyndall National Institute)
Street View Object Detection and Mapping - (Trinity College/ADAPT Centre)
High Performing Seismic Data by The Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC)
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