Inov8 Systems Ltd, Belfast Northern Ireland, has been honoured with the first ever King’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation.

Inov8 is one of 148 organisations nationally, across the UK, to be recognised with a prestigious King’s Award for Enterprise. Announced today (Friday 21 April), Inov8 has been recognised for its excellence in Innovation.

Inov8 was set up in 2016 to research, develop and produce the world’s most innovative instrumentation and control systems for the analytical water measurement market. A market that is becoming more and more critical every day due to the worldwide scarcity of water.

After 2 years of pure R&D, Inov8 released first products in early 2019 and, pandemic aside, have not looked back since. Now with a work force of 20 highly skilled employees and sales to all four corners of the planet, Inov8 continue to grow and will introduce a number of new products in 2023.

“It is a wonderful tribute to the hard work and effort by our employees and partners around the world”, said Khalid Thabeth, President and Chairman of Inov8. “Despite many of the global challenges to business throughout the last few years, It’s a great honour to have the team recognised for its focus and steadfast dedication “

“We are so honoured to receive this award”, said Gerard Cooke, CEO Inov8 Systems. “It really demonstrates what can be achieved, by a highly skilled and talented Northern Ireland workforce in a competitive worldwide market”.

The King’s Awards for Enterprise was previously known as The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, and the new name reflects His Majesty The King’s desire to continue the legacy of HM Queen Elizabeth II’s by recognising outstanding UK businesses. The Award programme, now in its 57th year, is the most prestigious business award in the country, with successful businesses able to use the esteemed King’s Awards Emblem for the next five years.

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Applications for King’s Awards for Enterprise 2024 open on His Majesty The King’s Coronation, 6th May 2023

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