On Thursday 5th October 2017, Cambridge sensors company, Zettlex, was announced as winners of Innovation of the Year at the UK’s Rural Business Awards.
Zettlex designs and makes sensors which measure position or speed accurately in tough conditions. The sensors are used in control systems by equipment manufacturers in the aerospace, defence, medical and petrochemical sectors. Zettlex exports to 45 countries and export sales account for nearly 90% of Zettlex’s business.
The Rural Business Awards is the UK’s leading Awards programme for the Rural sector. The 2017 Awards Ceremony took place at Denbies Wine Estate in Surrey with BBC TV and Radio Presenter, Jules Hudson as the host.
Mark Howard, Managing Director at Zettlex comments: “We are delighted to win this award for innovation. Zettlex sensors are increasingly used as a critical component in some amazing machinery such as unmanned aircraft, surgical robots, submarines and space rockets. I would like to congratulate the Rural Business Awards on a fantastic awards evening which we very much enjoyed being a part of.”
Zettlex’s innovation also won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2017.