ScotlandIS has announced the opening of applications for the thirteenth annual Digital Technology Awards in Glasgow.

Member organisation ScotlandIS is putting out an appeal for nominations for its 2023 Digital Technology Awards, which are now open.

This year’s awards will focus on celebrating the achievements of the Scottish tech sector over the last year by rewarding individual and team commitments to causes that are prolific in today’s climate.

At the forefront of the application criteria are categories to recognise those creating technology solutions for good, organisations tackling climate change and those putting the wellbeing of their workforce at the core of the business.

The Unsung Hero Award also returns – an award which commemorates local community champions for their contributions to improving all things digital in their respective fields.

Karen Meechan, CEO of ScotlandIS, said: “The Digital Technology Awards deliver a fantastic opportunity for us to celebrate the very best in Scottish technology.  It is an evening our members look forward to all year round to recognise the extensive achievements and talent in our industry.

“I’m looking forward to spending the evening honouring the sector’s best minds, and I encourage everyone to nominate both individuals and businesses that deserve recognition for achievements and dedication to helping our industry continue to flourish.”

To nominate a business or individual for the Digital Technology Awards, the organisation is appealing for firms to visit their website.  Applications close 5pm on Wednesday 22nd February 2023.

The categories this year are as follows:

  • Tech For Good
  • Service / Product Innovation
  • Data Trailblazer
  • Best Wellbeing at Work
  • Most Sustainable Workplace
  • Open Technology Contribution
  • Public Sector Innovation
  • Unsung Hero
  • Digital Tech Business of the year – Start-Up
  • Digital Tech Business of the year – Scale-Up
  • Digital Tech Business of the year – Enterprise

Some of last year’s winners include Fyne Labs, xDesign and Good-Loop.

The 2023 Digital Tech Awards will take place on Thursday 27th April at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow.