Most innovative use of hardware 2015/16

This award looks for a company, project, organisation or individual that has created a new device, project or service that uses hardware in an innovative way. This can be anything from robotics to the Internet of Things, including amazing product design.

Winner: Open Bionics


The judges said: “Open Bionics has built life open-bionics-logochanging solutions around a nexus of new technologies. They’re attempting to challenge existing approaches, are immensely socially useful.”

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Judged by:

Ben Shorrock
Product Development Manager
Invest Bristol and Bath


Rick Chapman
High Tech Sector Specialist
Invest Bristol and Bath
Simon Starr
Bath Ruby Conference


Philip Willis
Centre for Digital Entertainment