The tech sector is being urged to nominate Scotland’s top digital innovators ahead of an annual industry awards ceremony in April.

Individuals and businesses at the forefront of innovation will be honoured at the Digital Technology Awards bash, hosted by ScotlandIS, the tech sector’s trade body.

This year’s awards will focus on celebrating the achievements of the tech sector over the last year by rewarding individual and team commitments to causes that are “prolific in today’s climate”.

At the forefront of the application criteria are categories to recognise those creating technology solutions for good, organisations tackling climate change and those putting the wellbeing of their workforce at the core of the business.

The Unsung Hero Award also returns – an award which commemorates local community champions for their contributions to improving all things digital in their respective fields. 

The full list of categories are:

  • Tech For Good
  • Service / Product Innovation
  • Data Trailblazer
  • Best Wellbeing at Work
  • Most Sustainable Workplace
  • Open Technology Contribution
  • Public Sector Innovation
  • Unsung Hero
  • Digital Tech Business of the year – Start-Up
  • Digital Tech Business of the year – Scale-Up
  • Digital Tech Business of the year – Enterprise

Karen Meechan, CEO of ScotlandIS, said: “The Digital Technology Awards deliver a fantastic opportunity for us to celebrate the very best in Scottish technology. It is an evening our members look forward to all year round to recognise the extensive achievements and talent in our industry.

“I’m looking forward to spending the evening honouring the sector’s best minds, and I encourage everyone to nominate both individuals and businesses that deserve recognition for achievements and dedication to helping our industry continue to flourish.”

To nominate a business or individual for the Digital Technology Awards, please visit the website here.  Applications close 5pm on Wednesday 22nd February 2023.

The 2023 Digital Tech Awards will take place on Thursday 27th April at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow.