Aqua Running wins Digital Engineering/Technology Award at Insiders Made in the UK Awards 2018

Aqua Running celebrated last month having received the Digital Engineering/Technology Award at the illustrious Insiders Made in the UK Awards at the International Festival for Businesses on the 20th June 2018.

Now in their fifth year, the awards are a celebration of all that’s great about manufacturing and shine a light on the region’s most innovative and dynamic manufacturers. The awards also recognise those who are achieving excellence in training and apprenticeships.

Aqua Running produces a bodysuit that uses sensors to accurately transmit data to coaches in sports performance and medical rehabilitation.

The judges said it was a fantastic example of the benefits of Industry 4.0.

Health Innovation Exchange partner the Innovation Agency helped Aqua Running on funding applications with Innovate UK. In addition, the Innovation Agency has worked on detailed cash flow analysis that has been beneficial in engaging with external investors.

Andy Cairns, Assistant Programme Manager at the Innovation Agency – a partner on the Health Innovation Exchange Programme said: “It was a great honour for Aqua Running founder Terry Nelson to be recognised by industry experts and his acceptance speech was a real highlight of the awards night. The ovation he received from the attendees was both inspirational and heartwarming.”

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