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

Posted on 29 November, 2022 by Advance 

Entries are now open for organisations exhibiting at Security & Policing 2023 to enter the ADS Security Innovation Award 2023, which recognises the innovative capabilities and services developed by UK security companies.

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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.

To be eligible to enter; 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 customer 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.

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 31st January 2021. Entrants will be notified of their result in February 2023.

Last year saw ADS member TapSOS crowned winners for its just tap emergency application, which enables non-verbal communications to the emergency services for those with physical, medical or situational barriers.

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.”