Scotland Tech 50: Vote

It’s time to help select BusinessCloud’s Scotland Tech 50 for 2020.

The annual ranking profiles the country’s most innovative start-ups, scale-ups and established companies creating original technology. We have shortlisted 130 firms for potential inclusion.

This year’s final 50 will be determined by a combination of reader votes and selections from an expert judging panel (available here).

You have all this week to cast your vote, with a deadline of 23:59 on Sunday September 20th. Browse the shortlist below and vote for the company you believe to be the most innovative. The final Scotland Tech 50 will be published on October 5th.

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To nominate another company for potential inclusion in the Scotland Tech 50 in 2021, or one of our other regional rankings, visit this page.

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Scotland Tech 50 shortlist

3fbio

Glasgow – Other

Uses fungi to convert plant sugars into proteins such as meat substitutes

4J studios

Dundee – Entertainment

Video game developer behind Minecraft console editions

Adimo

Glasgow – Commerce

Integrates with marketing to make it shoppable

Administrate

Edinburgh – EdTech

Training platform

Amiqus Resolution

Edinburgh – Security

Encrypted online tool for anti-money laundering and compliance

Appointedd

Edinburgh – Other

Online booking platform

arbnco

Glasgow – Manufacturing/industrial

Building performance tech company

Aridhia

Glasgow – Business services

Research analysis tech

Beezer

Edinburgh – Business services

Mobile app building platform

Bellrock Tech

Glasgow – Business services

Data science insights platform

Beringar

Edinburgh – Manufacturing/industrial

Smart building sensors powered by machine learning

Biscuit Tin

Edinburgh – Other

Secure online vault for managing ‘end-of-life’ wishes

Blackford Analysis

Edinburgh – Health

Radiology AI imaging platform

Blockchain Technology Partners

Edinburgh – Business services

Blockchain management platform

Boston Networks

Glasgow – Manufacturing/industrial

IoT network

Bright Ascension

Dundee – Other

Space tech with focus on nano-satellites

Broker Insights

Dundee – Finance/insurance

InsurTech connecting local independent brokers and insurers

Calcivis

Edinburgh – Health

Preventive dentistry solution

Candidate.ID

Glasgow – Recruitment

Talent lead generation software

Care Sourcer

Edinburgh – Health

Care comparison site

Castlight Financial

Glasgow – Finance/insurance

Predicts customers’ future payment performance

Ceres Holographics

St Andrews – Business services

Holographic AR solutions

ChilliConnect

Dundee – Entertainment

Saas platform allowing game developers and publishers to run live games

Chromacity

Riccarton – Manufacturing/industrial

Tuneable lasers for scientific research and industry

Clevermed

Edinburgh – Health

Patient data management systems

ClinSpec Dx

Glasgow – Health

AI-enabled blood analysis for early detection of cancers and other diseases

Coach Logic

Edinburgh – Other

Video analysis and feedback platform for sports teams

Codeplay

Edinburgh – Business services

Software tools developer

Cogbooks

Edinburgh – EdTech

Adaptive learning tools

Cognihealth

Edinburgh – Health

Behind CogniCare dementia digital companion for family carers

Condatis

Edinburgh – Security

Identity and access management

Criton

Edinburgh – Property

Guest engagement app for hotels

CST Global

Glasgow – Manufacturing/industrial

Compound semiconductors for communication, healthcare and defence applications

Cutitronics

East Kilbride – Other

Beauty tech

Cyan Forensics

Edinburgh – Security

Tools to scan digital devices for illegal content

Dayshape

Edinburgh – Business services

Formerly known as Airts, AI planning platform for professional services

DDK Positioning

Aberdeen – Business services

GPS positioning services

DeepMiner

Aberdeen – Business services

AI-powered B2B search engine

DeltaDNA

Edinburgh – Entertainment

Game analytics and personalised marketing

Desana Network

Edinburgh – Property

Flexible workspace network and management tool

DesignLED

Livingston – Manufacturing/industrial

Customisable LED lighting solutions

Digitonic

Glasgow – Advertising/marketing

Smart mobile marketing tech

DirectID

Edinburgh – Finance/insurance

Financial data insights

Ecometrica

Edinburgh – Business services

Satellite mapping insights for business, government and society

Edge Testing Solutions

Glasgow – Business services

Software testing service

Edinburgh Instruments

Livingston – Manufacturing/industrial

Development and manufacture of spectrometers

Effini

Edinburgh – Business services

Aims to make data accessible to everyone

Encompass

Glasgow – Security

Due diligence software

Estendio

Glasgow – Other

Present Pal app combats nerves during public speaking

Find a Player

Glasgow – Other

App for finding players for sports, games and events

Firefish Software

Glasgow – Recruitment

Recruitment software

Float

Edinburgh – Finance/insurance

Cashflow software that automatically updates from accounting platforms

FreeAgent

Edinburgh – Finance/insurance

Cloud-based accounting software

GeckoEngage

Edinburgh – EdTech

Student engagement tech

Good-Loop

Edinburgh – Advertising/marketing

Ethical advertising tech

GoRoadie

Dundee – Transport & travel

Connects learner drivers with driving instructors

GSS

Cumbernauld – Manufacturing/industrial

CO2 sensors reinvented

Holoxica

Edinburgh – Other

3D holographic visualisation solutions

HubSolv

Glasgow – Finance/insurance

Insolvency and debt management software

Human Resources Intelligence

Dundee – Business services

Automated HR operations

IceRobotics

Edinburgh – Other

Alerting system for livestock fertility, lameness and wellbeing

Innovair

Aberdeen – Other

Industrial robotic systems including drones

Intellidigest

Edinburgh – Energy

Onsite waste recycling

Intelligent Growth Solutions

Dundee – Other

Tech for vertical farming industry

Invizius

Edinburgh – Health

Addresses the side effects of dialysis

Kelvin Nanotechnology

Glasgow – Manufacturing/industrial

Advanced photonics and quantum components

Kingdom Technologies

Glasgow – Manufacturing/industrial

Automated lawn mower

Krotos

Edinburgh – Entertainment

Sound design tech

Kumulos

Dundee – Business services

Push notifications solution provider

LendingCrowd

Edinburgh – Finance/insurance

FinTech lending platform

M Squared

Glasgow – Manufacturing/industrial

Laser designer and manufacturer

Machine Labs

Livingston – Commerce

AI-powered email and database marketing for eCommerce

MarktoMarket

Edinburgh – Business services

Fast and accurate auditable valuations

Metix

Glasgow – Health

Patient and remote monitoring

MIME Technologies

Inverness – Health

Solutions for in-flight and offshore medical emergencies

Money Dashboard

Edinburgh – Finance/insurance

Money saving app

Myway Digital Health

Dundee – Health

Behind ‘My Diabetes My Way’ platform

NCTech

Edinburgh – Business services

High-resolution 360-degree imagery and LiDAR datasets

Neatebox

Edinburgh – Other

Improving accessibility for people with disabilities

Nomadix Media

Glasgow – Advertising/marketing

Digital signage solutions

NovaBiotics

Aberdeen – Health

Antimicrobial drug development for difficult-to-treat diseases

Novosound

Newhouse – Health

Ultrasound sensor pioneer

Nucleus Financial

Edinburgh – Finance/insurance

Wrap platform for financial advisers

Odro

Glasgow – Recruitment

Video interview platform for recruiters

Oodls

Edinburgh – Media/social media

Online marketplace for finding and licensing Instagram images and videos

Optos

Dunfermline – Health

Retinal imaging firm

Outplay Entertainment

Dundee – Entertainment

Mobile game developer

Pick Protection

Glasgow – Manufacturing/industrial

Lone worker protection apps and devices

Platinum Informatics

Dundee – Business services

Cloud-based laboratory informatics tools

Playerbase

Edinburgh – Entertainment

Matchmaking for video games and e-sports

Playerdata

Edinburgh – Entertainment

GPS technology for sports

PolyDigi Tech

Edinburgh – Security

Authentication security solutions

Power Photonic

Dalgety Bay – Manufacturing/industrial

Precision micro-optics

PureLiFi

Edinburgh – Other

Tech to send wireless data embedded in beams of light

QikServe

Edinburgh – Finance/insurance

Touchless ordering and payment solution

Quorum Cyber

Edinburgh – Security

Cybersecurity tracking and insights platform

R3IoT

Glasgow – Other

Satellite IoT network in remote regions

Red61

Edinburgh – Security

Innovative ticketing software

ResDiary

Glasgow – Other

Online restaurant bookings for diners and restauranteurs

Robotical

Edinburgh – EdTech

Start-up behind Marty educational robot

Rockstar North

Edinburgh – Entertainment

Video game developer behind Grand Theft Auto V

Roslin Technologies

Edinburgh – Health

AgriTech and animal health solutions

Sentinel Subsea

Aberdeen – Manufacturing/industrial

Alarm system for leaks from decommissioned oil and gas wells

ShareIn

Edinburgh – Finance/insurance

White-labelled crowdfunding solution

Shot Scope

Edinburgh – Entertainment

Golf analysis tech

Sirakoss

Edinburgh – Health

Synthetic bone graft substitute technology

SkyScanner

Edinburgh – Commerce

Flight comparison site

Smarter Grid Solutions

Glasgow – Energy

Platform allowing utilities to deliver net-zero emission electricity

Snapdragon

Edinburgh – Commerce

Intelligent brand protection software

Soar

Glasgow – Finance/insurance

Helps financial services companies join mobile revolution

Space Intelligence

Edinburgh – Other

Turns satellite data into actionable information for protection of nature

Speech Graphics

Edinburgh – Other

Software delivering speech animation and lip sync from audio alone

spoonfed

Edinburgh – Other

Catering management software

Stampede

Edinburgh – Advertising/marketing

Smart marketing tools for hospitality businesses

Streamba

Glasgow – Business services

Visibility, collaboration and supply chain technology

Sumdog

Edinburgh – EdTech

Multi-player games for maths and spelling practice

Sunamp

East Lothian – Manufacturing/industrial

Heat battery technology

Sustainably

Edinburgh – Finance/insurance

Enables rounding up of purchases to benefit charities

Swipii

Glasgow – Commerce

Cashback app for brick-and-mortar businesses

Symphonic Software

Edinburgh – Security

Identity and access management tech

Synaptec

Glasgow – Energy

Light-based tech for monitoring electric power grid

thinkWhere

Stirling – Other

Location data intelligence sharing

Topolytics

Edinburgh – Other

Live data analytics for waste producers and recycling companies

TravelNest

Edinburgh – Transport & travel

Travel tech for holiday property listings

TVSquared

Edinburgh – Advertising/marketing

Analytics for TV ad campaigns

UniK Lasers

Edinburgh – Manufacturing/industrial

Single frequency lasers for holography, sensing and quantum

Vistalworks

Edinburgh – Commerce

Data tech which warns shoppers about counterfeit goods

Wallet Services

Edinburgh – Business services

Blockchain business processes

WhisperClaims

Edinburgh – Business services

Automates preparation of R&D tax claims

Willo

Glasgow – Recruitment

Video interviewing software

 



 



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