Business and Innovation Projects. News - 30 September 2020

Twelve D2N2 businesses named in Midlands TECH50 list

D2N2 is cementing its reputation as a thriving tech region by celebrating the inclusion of twelve tech-based businesses within BusinessCloud’s Midlands Tech50 rankings.

With Hinkley-based Audio-visual consultants Holovis topping the list, Derby-based Bloc Digital were the highest placed business in our region at 10.

Founded 20 years ago, initially to create 3D visualisations of aircraft engines for Rolls-Royce, Bloc Digital is now one of the UK’s leading immersive digital technology studios, delivering cutting-edge digital visualisation.

The final ranking was decided by a combination of selections from an expert judging panel (see below) and a public vote on the 117-strong shortlist which attracted 1,200 votes.

The short list featured 26 D2N2 businesses from across the region.

Businesses recognised from across the D2N2 region include:

  • Bloc Digital – Derby (10)
  • GeoSLAM – Nottingham (11)
  • Adzooma – Nottingham (13)
  • Commify – Nottingham (15)
  • Ideagen – Nottingham (16)
  • e-Days – Nottingham (21)
  • Deep Branch Biotech – Nottingham (22)
  • Tebex – Nottingham (28)
  • Ensek – Nottingham (37)
  • Oncimmune Holdings – Nottingham (41)
  • Lockwood Publishing – Nottingham (43)
  • HALO X-ray Technologies – Nottingham (48)

The full list is published on the Business Cloud website.

D2N2 Business Support

The rankings also represent a strong showing for D2N2 with numerous businesses having benefited from support via European union funding.

Bloc Digital have benefited from support from the Enscite project whilst 3D technology company GeoSLAM attended workshops ran by the D2N2 Growth Hub in order to sharpen their digital skills.

Carbon recycling company Deep Branch Biotech and Oncimmune are based within the Wallgreen Boots Enterprise Zone Campus and Medicity respectively whilst Ideagen have worked closely with D2N2s Enterprise Adviser Network to help shape careers education at a local high school for girls interested in a tech-based career.

Rounding out the list is HALO X-ray Technologies who secured funding from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) and is currently based in the Biocity Discovery Building which was part-funded by a £6.5m from D2N2s Local Growth Fund allocation.

Keep up to date with all the latest news from D2N2 by signing up to our Newsletter.

Latest News & Events

29 February 2024

Made Smarter East Midlands: helping manufacturers to reach their Net Zero goals

Read Article

28 February 2024

The East Midlands Combined County Authority goes live today

Read Article

23 February 2024

D2N2 LEP Deputy Chair David Williams appointed to key role on EMCCA shadow board

Read Article

25 January 2024

Nottingham College students quiz East Midlands mayoral candidates

Read Article

24 January 2024

Last call for Connected Futures event on 25th January – book your place now!

Read Article

19 January 2024

How to ensure you stay up to date with the latest news from D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership

Read Article

18 January 2024

D2N2 LEP secures funding for next wave of Skills Bootcamps provision

Read Article

17 January 2024

D2N2 LEP Priorities for 2024: Delivery excellence and an exciting transition

Read Article

19 December 2023

D2N2 LEP Annual Event and AGM video published

Read Article

19 December 2023

D2N2 LEP supports Chesterfield Champions event by showcasing our Skills Bootcamps offer

Read Article

Get in touch.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Sign up
Address

D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership
8 Experian Way
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG2 1EP

Social

Our Partners