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DriverNet, winners of MIA 2019.

Mersey Innovation Winners

Out of 80+ entrants, DriverNet was named winner of the Merseyside Innovation Awards, taking home the £10,000 winner’s cheque. Up against two very strong finalists, PIN IoT and ORCHA, DriverNet was voted winner for our system’s innovative approach, research and commercial potential after a private judging panel and pitch competition.

02 Partnership

After completing the IM accelerator, DriverNet is now forming a commercial partnership with 02 Telefonica UK. This caps a great six months during which we secured seed investment, two commercial pilots, a new navigation and mapping partnership, built our network and received expert advice from Wayra and the Transport Systems Catapult. We strongly recommend this programme […]

Heathrow Finals

After being named one of five finalists, DriverNet was named runner up in the first ever Heathrow Airport Sustainability Challenge. The challenge aimed to improve sustainability at the Heathrow site, and the DriverNet Smart Pass system was highly commended by the judging panel of senior management from Heathrow and British Airways for its ability to […]

IM Acclerator

We are now participating in the first Intelligent Mobility (IM)  start up accelerator program run by Telefonica, the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), Network Rail and Thoughtworks Ventures. DriverNet is one of eight start ups selected from across the globe particpating in six months scheme based in TSC head office in Milton Keynes, and is designed to […]

European Award

DriverNet has been named the UK winner of the European Space Agency’s 2017 Satellite Navigation contest. The award recognises start ups from across the EU who are developing innovative applications using satellite technology.  We received our award and £5000 prize money at a ceremony in Tallin in Estonia, also known as the Space Oscars, the highlight of […]

Pitch Winners

The Pitch@Palace roadshow arrived in Manchester yesterday for the final round of the start up pitch competition. The room was packed with the UKs leading tech influencers, investors, corporates and media and HRH The Duke of York who were all there to see seventeen start ups pitch their business. DriverNet was named as one of […]