Shortlisted for three UK Tech Awards!

Shortlisted for three UK Tech Awards!

UK Tech Awards 2021 have shortlisted WaveOptics in 3 award categories. We are honoured to be recognised for our advanced technology, our business progress and our CEO’s leadership.

Our vision is to unlock the potential of augmented reality (AR) smartglasses for the mass market. We do this by developing world-leading optical combiners which overlay digital information onto the real world view, right in front of your eyes.


best use of tech in the digital economy award

Sponsored by Zeus Capital


  • Hopin
  • Huma Therapeutics
  • Moonpig Group plc
  • Tractable Ltd
  • Wave Optics Ltd


tech deal of the year award

Sponsored by Rothschild & Co


  • AVEVA Group plc
  • Cazoo Ltd
  • Darktrace plc
  • IMI Mobile plc
  • Wave Optics Ltd
  • Wise plc

UKT21_shortlister_CEO_David Hayes.WaveOptics.

tech CEO of the year award

Sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank 


  • Matthew Scullion/Matillion Ltd
  • Joanna Arnold/Access Intelligence plc
  • John Cotterell/ Endava plc
  • Aron Gelbard/Bloom & Wild Ltd
  • Poppy Gustafsson/Darktrace plc
  • David Hayes/Wave Optics Ltd
  • Jay Patel/ IMImobile plc

(Extract above from UK Tech Awards website.)

These awards raise the profile of the fantastic work across the UK tech community. We wish our fellow finalists best of luck and look forward to the winner announcement on 3rd November 2021!

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