Updated 9 Feb 2023Reading time: 1 mins

Tech Nation Rising Stars 5.0 winners

Tech Nation Rising Stars 5.0 regional award winners

The Tech Nation Rising Stars 5.0 regional awards have been decided, and digiLab are winners!  We're extremely proud of our team and their achievements as one of the three most exciting early-stage technology companies in the South West.


Tech Nation have said that the regional winners "represent the brightest of UK tech with the most potential to scale in the year to come, selected by expert judges from across the UK tech ecosystem. Regional Winners will benefit from significant profile raising, masterclasses and networking opportunities to put their business in front of leading investors, influencers and corporates."

digiLab are excited to be a part of the year long programme, and to work with such a distinguished peer network.  

Our plans for the next 5 years are ambitious and Tech Nation's support will be significant.  We are committed to strong leadership, our excellent team and to solving global climate problems through trailblazing technology.

Dr Anhad Sandhu, digiLab's CEO said about the award, "This is a substantial award for us.  We are the first 4 day week deep tech business in the South West, and want to a make a positive contribution to jobs regionally and nationally, improving gender balance in machine learning and tech.  We're also committed to economic development and making a difference to net zero goals in the region."

Our machine learning, data science and software engineering teams are supported by excellent UI/UX expertise and cutting edge research and development as a university spin out.  

digiLab's CTO, Professor Tim Dodwell, said, "Our agile and diverse team is always on the look out for enthusiastic data scientists and software engineers.  We give people real opportunities to flourish and engage in new ideas and novel ways to solve problems for our customers, region and planet."

We're looking forward to working with the current Tech Nation team and being involved with the programme in the future.

digiLab was founded to provide top-tier data science to the engineering industries. A spin-out from the University of Exeter, digiLab uses pioneering machine learning to transform the efficiency, resilience and environmental sustainability of its customers.