For the fifth year in a row the ICT KTN, working in association with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and Mobile Monday London, held a competition open to UK-based SMEs with an innovative new mobile or wireless solutions, services or products.
10 finalists each gave a presentation to a panel of experts and an audience from the mobile and wireless sectors.
On offer were four free places to showcase each of the winner’s solutions or products on the UKTI stand at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 25th to 28th February 2013. The winners will be provided with stand space, support from UKTI with press and media activity to maximise coverage and company proposition and help with partnering other companies across the EU.
Activ8rlives was one of the winners selected by the panel and gained a high score in the audience vote.
For MWC 2013 the ICT KTN, Cambridge Wireless, UK Trade and Investment, XL Communications and Mobile Monday London will be working together to provide a comprehensive programme of activities leading up to and during MWC 2013 in Barcelona.
Dr Kevin Auton, founder and director of Activ8rlives said: “Winning one of these places in this dragon’s den style competition is a huge boost for us, so soon after we introduced the Food Diary Smartphone app. All of the finalists have excellent technologies and we were delighted to have been selected from these for a place at Mobile World Congress 2013. This is a significant opportunity for us to meet with the leaders in the sector, including those that will be shaping the future of how healthcare within the EU is delivered. We are also hoping to meet other technology providers who could partner with us in developing the next generation of services in health and wellbeing. The support from UKTI and ICT KTN will help us communicate our messages – MWC2013 will be a really big showcase for us.”