Queen's Award for Enterprise

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Queen's Award for Enterprise

a scheme aimed at recognizing UK businesses for ‘outstanding performance’ in the areas of ‘International Trade’, ‘Innovation’ and the ‘Environment’. The scheme was originally set up as the ‘Queen's Award Scheme' in 1996, changing its name in 1999. The Awards are granted annually by the Queen, advised by the Prime Minister and a commitee of representatives from business, trade unions and government departments. The awards are valid for five years and allow winners to display the ‘Award Emblem’ on their products, packing, advertising etc.
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Peter was a scientific officer at the Royal Signals and Radar Establishment (RSRE) based in Malvern, and was part of a three-man team which won the Queen's Award for Technological Achievement, improving the brain and body scanner (CAT).
He went on to develop software for some of the earliest computers before pioneering the first satellite navigation systems with a firm which won the Queen's Award for technological achievement.
It exports to more than 130 countries, and in 1988 received the Queen's Award for Technological Achievement.
A manufacturing organisation that has in the past won the Queen's Award for Technological Achievement as well as other prestigious awards must be doing something right.
When CD was launched, Nimbus built the first CD factory in the UK and expanded rapidly until Nimbus Manufacturing had additional CD plants in Cwmbran and in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, winning the Queen's Award for Technological Achievement.
IDS has Queen's Award for Technological Achievement and Enterprise in International Trade.
Last year, it was chosen as one of the Millennium Products for London's Millennium Dome as well as winning the Queen's Award for Technological Achievement and the Sustainable Engineering category in the Engineering Council's Environment Awards.
Queen's Award for Technological Achievement in recognition of the development of the Scintillation Proximity Assay and Cytostar-T technologies.
SERCK HEAT TRANSFER has appointed Mr David Clark to the position of purchasing manager for the company's expanding exhaust gas cooling division, which won the Queen's Award for Technological Achievement in 1999.
ETAL won a coveted Queen's Award for Technological Achievement in the UK in 1998 and holds ISO9002 and BABT approvals.
Guinness won a Queen's Award for Technological Achievement in 1991 after spending five years and pounds 5m developing the device, a small piece of plastic with a tiny hole punched into it and placed inside the can during the packaging process.
More than 2,000 people work at the company's main location in Havant, United Kingdom, which was the recipient of a 1994 Queen's Award for Technological Achievement.