THE superstars and rising stars of the region’s growing tech sector have been named at the Dynamites 21 Awards which were hosted by Dynamo, the industry-led network focused on growing’s the region’s tech sector.

The annual awards were held in Newcastle Civic Centre, sponsored by North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA) Digital, NTCA Good Work Pledge and Invest Newcastle.

The award winners were:

Best Use of Data, sponsored by BJSS:

Connect Health

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, sponsored by Fueled: Cognassist

Growth Explosion, sponsored by LDC: So Post

Opencast were highly commended

Innovator of the Year, sponsored by Sage: OPPORTUNI

Durham University were highly commended

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Project of the Year (Corporate), sponsored by Saggezza: Iamproperty – movebutler

Project of the Year (Public Sector/Not for Profit), sponsored by Red Hat: DWP Digital – Passport Benefit Checker

Rising Star in Memory of Nate Sterling, sponsored by University of Sunderland: Elena Lanzarini – Wordnerds

Skills Developer, sponsored by Gateshead College: Baltic Apprenticeships

Nicole Robson from Saggezza was highly commended

Tech for Good, sponsored by tombola: Notify Technology LTD

Nebula Labs were highly commended

Tech Champion, sponsored by Invest Newcastle, NTCA Good Work Pledge: Dylan McKee – Nebula Labs

People’s Choice Award: Peter Bakare of Nutri Troops


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