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Innovation Award

Sponsored by PLASTEC NI

This award celebrates new ideas, processes, products, services, technologies and applications that have the greatest impact on an organisation’s success. This Award will recognise the business that has most successfully applied innovation to their company.

This Award is open to businesses that can demonstrate how they have improved their product offering and/or business results and financial performance through innovation.

Judges will look for evidence of how innovation has been developed and applied to deliver improvements in business processes or the development of new products or services.

Applications should demonstrate how an innovation or innovative approach has:

  • Contributed to significant growth
  • Created competitive advantage
  • Increased market share or customer engagement
  • Improved capability in the workforce
  • Helped staff deliver better customer service
  • Improved overall financial performance
  • Actual or anticipated gross or net profit increases

This is a written submission award. Please download, complete and return the official application form no later than 5pm Monday 12th February 2018.

Stage 1 of the judging process will be to shortlist submissions based on the criteria above. If an applicant is shortlisted for Stage 2, they will be invited to attend a short interview/presentation with the judging panel followed by Q&A on Thursday 1st March 2018. Shortlisted finalists will be notified by Monday 19th February 2018. The panel will then rank the shortlist based on the interview. Please note that if an applicant is shortlisted for stage 2 of the judging process, they must be able to attend a 15-minute interview/presentation on Thursday 1st March 2018 at the Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn.


Plastec NI

8 Addison Park,
Co Antrim
BT28 2SW