Entries open for ADS Security and Innovation Award at Security & Policing 2023


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Entries are now officially open for the ADS Security Innovation Award 2023.

To be eligible for award submissions – which are judged by a panel including senior representatives from government, industry and academia – you must be exhibiting at Security & Policing 2023 and must be a UK registered company.

The ADS Security Innovation Award 2023 recognises the innovative capabilities and services developed by UK security companies. Now in its 18th year, the award is designed to identify capabilities and services that have caused a step change in the effectiveness of the UK’s ability to prevent, respond to, reduce the impact of or investigate risks and incidents.

Further details regarding award submission eligibility are as follows:

  • You must be exhibiting at Security & Policing 2023
  • You must be a UK registered company
  • Products and services must have been brought to market in the last two years
  • Examples of government or commercial customers currently using the product must be provided
  • The product or service must be developed within the UK and by your organisation

Entries for the award are judged against four criteria: Innovation, uniqueness in the market, market demand and clear impact on addressing security and resilience issues.

Commenting on the 2023 Award, ADS Director, Security, Jon Gray, said: “In an evolving threat landscape, the ADS Security and Innovation Awards showcase and celebrate the outstanding innovation, value and dedication of UK companies operating in the security and resilience sector.

“The UK security and resilience sector grows year on year and agile companies delivering innovative capabilities and services are a crucial asset to the sector. I look forward to learning about the exceptional work of all applicants and encourage all UK companies to enter, small or large.”

Up to six finalists of the 2023 award will get enhanced visibility at the 2023 Security and Policing event, including a prime slot in the Fusion Forum at Security & Policing and presentation of the winner’s award by a senior official.

All entries for the 2023 award must be submitted via the application on the official event website by 17.00 on Tuesday 31 January 2021. Entrants will be notified of their result in February 2023.

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