Tech Awards presented to tech innovators
Bermudian and island-based technology innovators have been celebrated at the annual Tech Innovation Awards hosted by the Bermuda government’s Economic Development Department.
TechAwards judging panels were composed of leaders in the fintech and technology industries.
The award winners were:
Mobile App of the year: 1st, Clarien Bank; 2nd, Whip Rideshare.
Local Innovation of the year: 1st, Edu Coach; 2nd, Deals – Isle of Devils.
International Innovation of the year: 1st, Cactus; 2nd, Fit to Fly BDA.
Youth Programme of the year: 1st, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences; 2nd, ConnecTech Coding Robotics Club.
"It's been remarkable to see the brilliant discussions and demonstrations that took place today," said Jason Hayward, the Minister of Economy and Labour. "As we close off another successful event, which started with a focus on Bermuda's students and ended with a celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship, I would like to congratulate all who participated.
“I would also like to thank every one of this year's TechAwards nominees for their time, foresight, and relentless problem-solving work."
The Innovative Trailblazer Award returned this year, presented and sponsored by the Bermuda Business Development Agency, and awarded to Relm Insurance.
BDA CEO David Hart said: "The BDA was pleased to again support the TechAwards by presenting the Innovative Trailblazer Award to Relm Insurance Limited for their innovative products, such as digital asset insurance.
“Congratulations to Relm for winning an award recognising the best Bermuda-based company to use new technologies to conduct international business, participate in the local marketplace and utilise Bermuda as a testing site for further tech advances.”