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101 Best Edinburgh Based Information Technology Startups and Companies to Work For

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Edinburgh based Information Technology companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Information Technology industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Edinburgh Information Technology Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Desana Network

Desana Network

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Desana radically reduces reliance on traditional offices for companies while giving workforces waaaay more flexibility.

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Aveni

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Aveni is a driving automation and insight direct from the voice across regulated industries.

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pureLiFi

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pureLiFi develops technology for communication networks that integrates data and lighting utility infrastructures.

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LendingCrowd

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LendingCrowd, a leading fintech lending platform serving mainland UK and headquartered in Scotland, was founded in 2014 by CEO Stuart Lunn.

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Heysummit

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Heysummit specializes in helping to increase engagement, conversions, and revenue for online summits.

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Codeplay Software

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Enabling AI to be Open, Safe and Accessible to All

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Greengage Lighting

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Agri-Tech company providing LED lighting induction systems.

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Storm ID

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Digital transformation

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Ecometrica

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Ecometrica is an end-to-end environmental software-as-a-service that helps businesses and governments identify risks and opportunities.

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Quorum Cyber

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Quorum Cyber is a new breed of cyber services and data intelligence.

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Global Surface Intelligence Ltd.

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Global Surface Intelligence is an Edinburgh-based earth observation and artificial-intelligence-as-a-service provider

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Appointedd

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Appointedd is a cutting-edge online booking and scheduling solution that makes it easier for you to connect with your customers.

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GeckoLabs

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Gecko Labs provides software to the Higher Education sector to improve the way insitutions engage with their students.

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Holoxica

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Holoxica is an award-winning high-tech company specializing in holographic 3D visualization technologies.

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Cloudsoft Corporation

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Cloudsoft is a software company providing multi-cloud application management with open-source tools.

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BR-DGE

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BR-DGE is a payment orchestration platform.

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Wallet.Services

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Connecting and protecting business and society.

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Information Apps Ltd

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Guest engagement platform, helping independent hotels compete with the chains

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Inquisitive Systems

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Inquisitive Systems is an information security software company developing the foxDNATM technology for commercial deployment.

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Sustainably

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Sustainably enables businesses and consumers to give to causes they care about in frictionless and connected ways as part of everyday life.

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The Data Lab

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Data Lab is an innovation center focusing on helping the Scottish industry to capitalize on a growing market opportunity in data science.

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Sumerian

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Sumerian applies IT Operational Analytics to IT Capacity Planning, helping companies to cut their IT costs and de-risk their IT plans.

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Delic

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Delic is the new operating system for the Music Business. Asset and rights management platform using digital and blockchain technologies.

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Visible Capital

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Visible Capital uses PSD2/Open Banking data to automate the collection of information required to onboard customers.

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Chromacity

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Chromacity Lasers is a spin-out from Heriot-Watt University, one of the UK’s leading technical universities with a focus on photonics.

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Cognitive Geology

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A specialist software provider for the oil industry

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Hutchinson Networks

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Hutchinson Networks is to be an internationally recognised IT network services provider

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Reactec

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Reactec is the market leader in monitoring and management support solutions for hand and arm vibration syndrome

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Senient Systems

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Senient Systems provides API-enabled hyperconverged cloud infrastructure optimized for containers and microservices.

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Orders Made Simple

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Mobile App and ordering system for small scale food service operators.

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Stamp Free

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Stamp Free operates as a digital postage stamp company that provides postage solutions.

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Neurolabs

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Neurolabs builds a Computer Vision platform allowing users to build custom image recognition algorithms using 3D models.

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Qpal

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Financial Wellbeing, Financial Automation, AI, Open Banking

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GiftRound

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GiftRound is an online tool that provides a quick, hassle-free and secure way to collect money for gifts in the workplace.

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Neatebox

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Neatebox strives to make society more inclusive by developing solutions to address challenges people with disabilities face every day.

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Uboro

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SaaS, Uboro keeps track of everything, from cats to rockets!

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Yavi

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Yavi is a software that connects workers to operating system and allows them to coordinate and engage.

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Crossing35

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Crossing35 is a Scotland based startup building an AI enabled platform to help CEOs tap global markets and find potential business partners.

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AutoRek

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AutoRek is a financial controls and regulatory reporting software solutions company.

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IndigoVision

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IndigoVision manufactures complete IP video security solutions.

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Adarma

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Adarma is an independent security services company.

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Zonal Retail Data Systems

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Zone Retail Data Systems provides technology solutions to the bar, restaurant, retail, hotel, and leisure industry.

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Ocyan

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Financial marketplace for European Expats

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BTP

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Blockchain Technology Partners is an enterprise blockchain company.

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mSpy

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mSpy is a control application that allows parents monitor text messages, call logs, current GPS location, SnapChat, WhatsApp and many more.

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DirectID

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DirectID is a global, trusted partner to the world’s leading banks, DirectID utilizes bank data to enhance the credit risk lifecycle.

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Unicsoft

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Unicsoft provides professional software development services for sustainable growth of SME and start-ups worldwide, since 2005.

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Legado

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Securely and easily organise, store and share your most important documents, files, wishes and memories.

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TOPOLYTICS

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Data analytics and insights – making the world’s waste visible, verifiable and valuable

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Exception

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Exception is an IT Consultancy and Services company that collaborates with many of the UK’s largest companies and Government organisations.

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CriticalBlue

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CriticalBlue is an established company with a strong track record in providing solutions across multiple sectors of the technology industry.

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Beringar

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Beringar is a technology has revolutionised the way they live and work.

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Johnston Press

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Johnston Press plc is a multimedia company.

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Airts

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Airts is a software company on a mission to bring the benefits of advanced ai technology from academia into industry.

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EnergySys

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EnergySys aim to be the leading provider of cloud apps for every single oil and gas company.

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PolyDigi Tech

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PolyDigi Tech is an identity authentication from hardware token to biometrics provides protection to all blockchains and online services.

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Reath

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Digital infrastructure for the circular economy

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Zortrex

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Zortrex is a simple and reliable tokenization framework that provides an unprecedented solution for transaction protection and integrity.

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ZoneFox

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ZoneFox markets software and consulting packages that address data security and storage and compliance for businesses.

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Rubric

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Rubric is a global language service provider.

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Provenance Labs

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The Truth layer of the Internet

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Actual Systems

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Actual Systems is a provider of pinnacle professional automotive recycling software.

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MESL Microwave Ltd

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MESL Microwave Ltd global is a microwave technology market, design and manufacturing world-class components.

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UrbanTide Limited

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Our USMART software delivers Rapid Artificial Intelligence for Smart Cities. We are on a mission to dominate the Smart Cities AI Market.

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Spktral

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Spktral is a technology, analytics and consulting they help to deliver sustainable change at a time when equality matters more.

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JOIN talent

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HR tech, Recruitment tech, HR insourcing, HR consultancy, Recruitment Insourcing

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homey

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The home renovation company with a twist. Launching Edinburgh and Glasgow Q4 2020.

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Asset Guardian

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Asset Guardian provides solutions for software and hardware configurations.

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2i Testing

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2i Testing provide software testing & quality assurance solutions for clients throughout the UK and across the world.

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Vebnet Holdings

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Vebnet provides technology and managed services related to employee benefit programs.

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Dayshape

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Dayshape stays abreast of the latest technological trends in offering AI-based management software solutions to its diverse clientele.

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Texaport

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Texaport is a leading provider of comprehensive fully-managed IT support & services

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Bad Dinosaur

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We provide a complete service for anyone who wants to build a digital product.

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RZ Group

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RZ Group is a recruitment consultancy.

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Agenor Technology

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IT Services company with over a decade of experience in successfully delivering large-scale IT infrastructure programmes

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Ionburst

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The first and last line of defence for data, everywhere.

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Brainnwave

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Brainnwave provides the platform and expertise that enables you to enrich and analyse your data, making it usable and profitable.

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Company Net

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CompanyNet is a Business services provider, offering platform-based software and business intelligence solutions.

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Verisim

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Verisim provides software-simulation solutions for training, prototyping and customer demonstration in the financial services sector.

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Opal IT

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Opal IT provides services of cloud infrastructure, remote working, internet security, and compliance.

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ALMIS International

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ALMIS International provides asset liability management system to calculate total balance sheet interest rate risk.

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TraPar

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Trapar is a mobility as a service platform where customers can plan, book and pay for their personalised hire, day tours.

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The European Chatbot & Conversational AI Summit

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The European Chatbot and Conversational AI Summit helps in Acceleration Conversational AI in European Market. #chatbot #conversationalai

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Spot Sensor Technologies

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Spot Sensor Technologies has invented AirSpot, an ultra-low cost, low energy air quality sensor device for use in a network .

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IT Foundations Limited

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IT Foundations Limited believes that Information security is one of the biggest challenges facing small businesses today.

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Quorate Technology

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Quorate Technology provides highly qualified experts in speech recognition, natural language processing and software engineering.

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ClearSky Logic

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ClearSky Logic is a software development company.

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Wallscope

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Wallscope uses Machine Learning and Semantic Technologies to build Knowledge Graphs and Linked Data applications.

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Remote Circle

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Remote Jobs site that helps you find jobs that are hiring in your own timezone

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Akari

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Akari, they strive to inspire change with inventive and creative technologies to further enable people’s experiences.

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Digital Orchard IT

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Digital Orchard IT provides IT and cyber security services.

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Lucid Networks

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Lucid Networks Ltd is an IT company providing IT support, consultancy, cybersecurity, internet connectivity, & other IT services.

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Commissum

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Commissum is a information security services provider.

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Konsept

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A Single Workspace For The Product Life Cycle

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3DVSL

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3DVSL offers training & simulation solutions and apps for the rail industry.

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Blue Frog Scientific

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Blue Frog Scientific Limited was founded in 2010 following a management buy-out of an established consultancy business.

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Datawave

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Data migration experts focusing on software which automates the migration process significantly cutting costs for clients

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Veropath

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Technology Expense Management (TEM) Services

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Coda Octopus Products

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Coda Octopus is a Products are specialists..

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Rentir

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Rentir is a unique approach to letting – combining long & short term rentals to unlock the maximum yield for your property.

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Lightbox Reward

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Lightbox Reward has developed a digital communications platform for employee benefits that addresses many of the issues.

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