QEII Centre in Westminster, London | 27th April 2023

Ninth Wave awarded Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation in 2020 for SmartCore (Demo)

SmartCore (Demo)


Ninth Wave ‘s revolutionary application builder SmartCore has been awarded the distinguished Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation in 2020.

SmartCore has benefited its customers by allowing them to implement robust, scalable and secure solutions, supporting thousands of users in dozens of countries, that are exactly tailored to their business needs. These solutions can be implemented very quickly in an agile manner and then flexed rapidly and efficiently as their businesses evolve and grow. SmartCore has a significant positive impact on the execution of strategy and project and portfolio management for our customers, who say that the resultant improvements in efficiency and capability mean the product pays for itself very quickly.

All of us at Ninth Wave are thrilled with this Queen’s Award.  SmartCore has been developed entirely by our own in-house team in the UK.  We are proud to be a British company and by delivering a first-class product and service to our customers we are flying the flag for British expertise and helping to put the UK on the map as a centre of excellence for digital skills, creativity and innovation.”
Jon Lewis, Director, Ninth Wave

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About the Queen’s Award for Enterprise

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the UK. The awards were first established in 1965 and since then over 7000 companies have achieved a Queen’s Award. The awards celebrate the success of exciting and innovative businesses which are leading the way with pioneering products or services, delivering impressive social mobility programmes or showing their commitment to excellent sustainable development practices. This year 220 UK businesses have been recognised for their contribution to international trade, innovation, sustainable development and promoting opportunity through social mobility.