The Innovator of the Year category celebrates genuine innovation in all aspects of business: from unusual management strategies to disruptive business models and from ground-breaking product design to cutting-edge manufacturing techniques. This award recognizes mid-sized and smaller companies that have challenged conventional thinking in their market or industry – and seen positive commercial results as an outcome.
“We are delighted to have been recognized by the Growing Business Awards as one of the UK’s most innovative companies,” said Stuart Mead, CEO, Fuel3D. “Innovation drives everything that we do: from the origins of our technology at Oxford University, through to our current work delivering custom 3D scanning solutions for some of the world’s leading brands.”
Since their launch in 1999, the Amazon Growing Business Awards have celebrated exceptional businesses and outstanding entrepreneurs. Previous winners include Innocent Drinks, Betfair, Lovefilm and Fever-Tree, while VIP guests to have graced the ceremony include Bill Gates, Gordon Brown and Stelios Haji-Ioannou.
Fuel3D’s technology captures accurate 3D geometric data and colour in sub-0.1 seconds. This enables the company to deliver innovative applications of 3D data into disruptive new products and services. Fuel3D’s proprietary algorithms and software, combined with its solutions consulting and hardware development expertise, create substantial advancements across multiple market sectors, ranging from laboratory research and eyewear to advanced neuro surgery and healthcare applications. Fuel3D has operations in Oxford in the UK and San Francisco and Greenville in the USA.