Awards category winners on the night were:
- Creative media and Consumer Internet – Sport Buff
- Enterprise Software – Movetru
- Life and Health Sciences – Klas PDT Technology
- Agri Science – Stallion Services
- Engineering- AJEA
- Electronics – AntennaWare
In addition to the main awards, the 12 finalists took to the stage at ICC Belfast’s hybrid studio to give a live one-minute elevator pitch to win £1,000, with the virtual audience voting Truss Buddy the winner of best pitch.
The winner of the Student INVENT competition was announced as Belfast-based Kezie Todd from Ulster University, who has developed Arcadia Report, an immersive mystery experience that transforms your city into an escape room via their rich story-telling platform.
We would like to say Thank You to all of our Sponsors and Partners for your continued support throughout the entire Invent 2020 competition, culminating in the final last night. A particular mention goes to our Headline Partner, Bank of Ireland UK, for helping to make this possible. If you missed the online event last night, watch the video below to hear why these companies continue to support innovation and entrepreneurship in Northern Ireland.
We also want to give special mention and thanks to the Invent Steering Team, the mentors who generously provided their time to help the finalists throughout the process and the judges for each stage of the competition – Qualifying Rounds, Semi-Final and the Final.