Voting has opened for BusinessCloud’s FactoryTech 50 innovation ranking for 2024.

Alongside a panel of expert judges, your votes will help celebrate the UK’s most innovative startups, scaleups and established technology firms in manufacturing.

A total of 89 companies have been shortlisted for potential inclusion in the FactoryTech 50, an annual ranking which focuses on companies creating original tech for use in factories, heavy industry, batteries and materials.

On the voting page, available at the below link, we’ve included the names of the shortlisted companies, the city or town and region in which they are based, and a short description of what they do.

FactoryTech 50: Vote for most innovative UK manufacturing tech firms

Reader voting begins today and will run for seven days, ending at 23:59 on Sunday 31st March.

The final FactoryTech 50 ranking, to be decided by a combination of judging panel selections and reader votes – and supported by digital transformation experts Sputnik Digital will be published on Monday 22nd April.

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The judging panel:

• Stuart Biddle, head of sales, The Manufacturer/Hennik Research
• Kevin Smith, lead technology advisor, Made Smarter UK
• Hilary Douglas, head of corporate affairs, Make UK
• Jonathan Symcox, editor, BusinessCloud