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OpenUK Awards First Edition, 2020

Promoting UK Leadership in Open Technology

84 nominations were received and the winners were announced at the OpenUK First Edition Awards on 20 October 2020.

6 Award categories –  here are the winners in each category:

  • Young Person

  • Individual

  • Open Data – company, organisation or project

  • Open hardware – company, organisation or project

  • Open Source Software – company, organisation or project

  • Open Source Software in Finance and Fintech – company or project

Thanks to Bristows Law Firm for sponsoring the Awards Digital Ceremony, to Garner Osborne for sponsoring the trophies and to FINOS for sponsoring the Finance and Fintech Award.

Thanks to our esteemed Judging panel of Henry Nash, Jeni Tennison and Katie Gamanji for creating our shortlist and choosing the winners.
The OpenUK Awards were organised by our Awards Committee led by Jonathan Riddell.

The First Edition of the OpenUK Awards was held on 20 October 2020, online, 6pm and celebrated Open Technology, being Open Source Software, Open Source hardware and Open Data with 6 Awards. Sponsored by Bristows, Law Firm.

6 Categories and a Competition

 

  • Individual
  • Young person (being 25 or under on 30 March 2020)
  • Open Data – company or project
  • Open Source hardware – company or project
  • Open Source software – company or project
  • Open Source Software in Finance and Fintech – company or project
  • Kids Competition – registration closed 17 May

Young Person 

Individuals under the age of 25 on 30 March 2020 who have demonstrated outstanding work in an individual capacity, either forging ahead and offering a unique contribution, or by long, diligent and possibly uncelebrated service in the field of open source.

This can be any contribution including project leadership, code, documentation, artwork, support, promotion or encouraging open practices from others.

Individual

Individuals who have demonstrated outstanding work in an individual capacity, either forging ahead and offering a unique contribution, or by long, diligent and possibly uncelebrated service in the field of open source.

This can be any contribution including project leadership, code, documentation, artwork, support, promotion or encouraging open practices from others.

Open Source Hardware – company or project

Projects and organisations being openly-licensed hardware projects of any size.

The judges will consider novel contributions to the state of the art, projects with wide adoption or impact as well as community and collaboratively developed projects, whether commercial or not.

Open Source Software – company or project

Projects and organisations being openly-licensed software projects of any and all sizes.

The judges will consider novel contributions to the state of the art, projects with wide adoption or impact as well as community and collaboratively developed projects, whether commercial or not..

Open Source Data – company or project

Projects and organisations being openly-licensed data management, machine learning projects and open data sources.

The judges will consider novel contributions to the state of the art, projects with wide adoption or impact as well as community and collaboratively developed projects, whether commercial or not.

Open Source Software in Finance and Fintech – company or project

Submissions must be open source (openly licensed) projects, standards or collaborative initiatives of any size that help further the use and adoption of open source to solve common challenges or explore new opportunities for collaboration in the financial services industry.

The judges will consider novel contributions to projects with wide adoption or impact as well as community and collaboratively developed projects, whether commercial or not.

 

Our esteemed and independent Judging Panel:

Get to know our Awards Judges

 

 

Get to know our Awards Committee

Nominations

Thank you for your interest in the OpenUK Awards.

We are sorry but the awards nominations are now closed.

Look out for the list of nominees and shortlist to be published in July.

The Digital Awards Ceremony sponsored by Bristows will take place on 20 October 2020.

The Awards are possible thanks to the kind Sponsorship of

Nominations are now closed.

Winners announced at the Awards Ceremony on 20 October 2020

All Shortlist nominees are invited to attend on 20 October as guests of OpenUK

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