BQ and the Business Growth Hub have launched the Innovation 100, recognising some of Greater Manchester’s most innovative businesses, including Hello Soda, alongside other dynamic and disruptive businesses such as Apadmi, Response Tap, and Code Nation.
An even greater recognition was being identified by the panel as one of the 10 firms that are "making the greatest business impacts with their innovation and are wonderfully diverse" with an "extraordinary ability to innovate".
Across Greater Manchester alone, Innovate UK has provided funding for over 600 innovation projects since 2004 and the North West is home to a highly innovative business community that are contributing to new discoveries every day.
BQ’s Bryan Hoare said: “We’re delighted to give companies the chance to see some recognition for the hard work they put into innovation in their businesses.
“Innovation is the key to unlocking future growth, job creation and prosperity for the region, and what these businesses are already doing is incredibly impressive in lots of ways.”
Chris Greenhalgh, head of innovation at Business Growth Hub, said: “It’s our aim with Innovation100 to raise the profile of those businesses innovating in different ways, inspiring others to innovate and achieve growth.”
“What the Innovation100 companies underline is that while innovation can often be related to products, it can also apply to developing disruptive business models, applying new processes and delivering new services. Innovation is across many different facets of business, across different sectors and different sizes of companies.”
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