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

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

A total of 74 companies have been shortlisted for potential inclusion in the FactoryTech 50, a new 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 the most innovative UK manufacturing technology firms

Reader voting begins today and will run for seven days, ending at 23:59 on Sunday 22nd May.

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 13th June.

Subscribe to our newsletter to be among the first to see the results for both rankings.

The judging panel:

  • Grace Gilling, MD, The Manufacturer
  • Alain Dilworth, programme manager, Made Smarter
  • Victoria White, editor, UK Manufacturing Online
  • Jonathan Symcox, editor, BusinessCloud