Local tech start-up announced as finalist for prestigious global award

  • A Northern Ireland start-up specialising in blockchain technology has been shortlisted for a prestigious global award.

    Banbridge-based Ubloquity has been named as a finalist in the Ireland final of the KPMG Global Tech Innovator competition 2023. The competition, now in its third year, provides a platform to showcase the best of Ireland’s emerging tech innovators across a range of sectors. The eight finalists will showcase innovative solutions in areas such as medtech, cybersecurity and digital safety utilising technologies including blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and data analytics.

    Ubloquity operationalises blockchain technology across global supply chains by optimising the accuracy and traceability of goods, blending best-in-class technology with cutting-edge science to prove, authenticate, validate, and ensure supply chain integrity.

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    The winner will be announced at the Ireland final of the awards in September, which will be broadcast on the KPMG website as well as social media. The winner from the Irish round of the Global Tech Innovator awards will then go on to compete against tech innovators from 23 counties and jurisdictions in the global final in November this year.

    Kieran Kelly, Founder and CTO at Ubloquity said: “We are honoured to be recognised as a finalist for the KPMG Global Tech Innovator Ireland award’s. Everything we do at Ubloquity is as a team, pulling together and stretching the boundaries of what's possible. I am very proud and delighted for the whole team.

    “We look forward to the final in September where we can showcase how we are growing and transforming global digital trade.”

    Source: Written from, press release 

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