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AWARDS

The innovation, growth and contribution M Squared’s technology has made to society has been well recognised through multiple awards and accolades. By driving technological advancement and helping to realise the power of light to change the world, M Squared has achieved recognition on a local, national and international level as a business having a powerful impact on society and the wider economy.

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METIS IP
100 LEAGUE

M Squared awarded first place in the Metis IP100, the UK’s intellectual property league table, for the second consecutive year. With over 150 entrants in the past year, securing the top spot is a testament to the value we places in strong IP management.

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METIS IP 100 LEAGUE

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INC. 5000
EUROPE LIST

For 37 years, Inc. has celebrated those companies that are powering the global economy with tremendous revenue growth. In its first foray into listing European companies in 2018, M Squared earned the position of 2928 as ranked by Inc. 5000 Europe.

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THE SUNDAY TIMES SME EXPORT TRACK 100

Strong international sales growth saw M Squared included in the Sunday Times’ SME Export Track 100 for the second consecutive year. The list ranks Britain’s fastest-growing small and medium-sized exporters who are expanding their ventures outside of the UK.

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DELOITTE TECHNOLOGY FAST 500 EMEA

Impressive international sales and the development of disruptive technology saw M Squared featured in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ EMEA 2017 list, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecoms, life sciences and energy tech companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS BUSINESS INNOVATION AWARD

The IOP Business Innovation Awards recognise companies that have built success on the innovative application of physics. M Squared collected the 2017 award for the development of Aurora, a microscope, enabling 3D volumetric imaging of live cells.

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INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS BUSINESS INNOVATION AWARD

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THE SUNDAY TIMES HISCOX TECH TRACK 100 IP AWARD

At the 2017 Fast Track Awards invitation-only dinner, which is attended by the founders and directors of Britain’s 100 fastest-growing private technology companies, M Squared was honoured with a special award on the night for the ‘Best Use of IP’ sponsored by N+1 Singer.

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THE SUNDAY TIMES HISCOX TECH TRACK 100 IP AWARD

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THE SUNDAY TIMES HISCOX TECH TRACK 100

M Squared ranked 79 in The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table, which included a list of Britain’s fastest-growing private technology companies in 2017. The Tech Track 100 ranks companies based on their growth in sales over the last three years.

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THE SUNDAY TIMES HISCOX TECH TRACK 100

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THE MANUFACTURER
TOP 100

In The Manufacturer Top 100 2017 report, M Squared’s Dr Graeme Malcolm was selected as an ‘Exemplar of Industry’ as well as being named in the ‘Manufacturer Top 100’ list of the UK’s most inspiring and influential individuals working in manufacturing.

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THE MANUFACTURER
TOP 100

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QUEEN’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE
IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE

M Squared was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade for the second consecutive year. According to the public announcement by Buckingham Palace in 2017, “M Squared demonstrated outstanding results, serving as an inspiration to others”.

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MADE IN SCOTLAND
ENGINEERING WINNER

M Squared was awarded the title of Engineering Company of the Year at the 2017 Made in Scotland Awards held at Glasgow’s Science Centre. The company earned the distinction for demonstrating its ability to innovate and make an impact in the market.

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MADE IN SCOTLAND
EXPORTER OF THE YEAR

M Squared was named Exporter of the Year  at the 2017 Made in Scotland Awards held at Glasgow’s Science Centre. The award was for a Scottish based company that demonstrated its success in exporting domestically manufactured products.

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METIS IP 100 INTELLECTUAL
PROPERTY LEAGUE

Overall winner of the IP 100 Intellectual Property League 2017 for displaying exceptional management and implementation of IP-led policies and processes which help foster a strong culture of innovation. The league was compiled by Metis Partners in association with BQ Magazine.

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METIS IP 100 INTELLECTUAL
PROPERTY LEAGUE

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HSBC SCOTTISH
EXPORT AWARD WINNER

Outstanding achievements in export growth throughout Europe, the USA and Asia led to M Squared being selected as winner of the 2017 HSBC Scottish Export Awards ‘Small Exporter of the Year’ category.

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SUNDAY TIMES
SME EXPORT TRACK

Ranked in The Sunday Times Lloyds SME Export Track 100 league of Britain’s fastest-growing exporters in 2017. Compiled by FastTrack and published in The Sunday Times, it ranks Britain’s 100 small and medium-sized (SME) companies with the fastest-growing international sales.

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AMAZON GROWING BUSINESS
INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

M Squared seized the title of ‘Undisputed Innovator of the Year’ at the Amazon Growing Business of the Year Awards 2016. “This company has demonstrated that it is on track to deliver society-changing technology”, said the judges of the award which recognises companies that challenge conventional thinking.

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NATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS
SAMSUNG INNOVATION

M Squared was crowned winner of the highly prestigious Samsung Innovation Award at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards in 2016 - recognising the companies that apply innovation and celebrating the ideas that have had the greatest impact on an organisation or industry. 

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NATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS - SAMSUNG INNOVATION AWARD

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SUNDAY TIMES
TECH TRACK 100

M Squared was listed in the 2016 Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 as one of the UK’s fastest growing technology companies. The Tech Track 100 league table ranks the UK’s private tech, media and telecoms (TMT) companies with the fastest-growing sales over three years.

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GLASGOW AWARDS
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

The results of an open vote by M Squared’s local community led to the company being heralded ‘Business of the Year’ at the annual Glasgow Business Awards in 2016.

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BVCA MANAGEMENT TEAM AWARDS SCOTLAND

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) announced M Squared as ‘2016 Mid-Market Team,’ joint winners at the Scotland Management Team Awards produced in association with Grant Thornton UK LLP.

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BVCA MANAGEMENT TEAM AWARDS SCOTLAND

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QUEEN’S AWARD FOR
ENTERPRISE IN INNOVATION

Winners of a ‘Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation’ in 2016 for the role our SolsTiS laser platform has played in advancing key scientific and industry studies into quantum technology, even opening up new areas of scientific research. 

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THE EVERLINE
FUTURE 50

The Everline Future 50 is a growing community of disruptive and game-changing businesses - companies that see the future in a new way - and M Squared was delighted to be named ‘One to Watch’ in the 2016 list.

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BLOOMBERG BUSINESS
INNOVATORS 2016

M Squared was delighted to feature in the 2016 Bloomberg Business Innovators list as a breakthrough business disrupting the way people live, work and think.

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UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE
ENTERPRISE AWARDS

M Squared founders, Dr Graeme Malcolm OBE and Dr Gareth Maker were both recognised at the University of Strathclyde’s 2016 Enterprise Awards as ‘Entrepreneurial Leaders.’

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INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS BUSINESS
INNOVATION AWARD

M Squared received a 2015 Business Innovation Award from the Institute of Physics for the development of SolsTiS, an automated laser toolkit based on continuous-wave Ti:Sapphire laser technology.

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GLASGOW
BUSINESS AWARDS

In 2014 M Squared was awarded the Glasgow Business Award for ‘Best Performing Business with 11-50 employees’, a category sponsored by Glasgow City Council.

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SUNDAY TIMES
TECH TRACK 100

M Squared was named ‘One to Watch’ in the 2014 Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 as a UK company offering a wide range of innovative and successful technology products and services.

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SUNDAY TIMES
TECH TRACK 100

M Squared was named ‘One to Watch’ in the 2014 Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 as a UK company offering a wide range of innovative and successful technology products and services.

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DELOITTE TECHNOLOGY
FAST 500 EMEA

M Squared was featured in the 2013 Deloitte EMEA Fast 500 list of the fastest growing technology companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa - overall position 277.

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DELOITTE TECHNOLOGY
FAST 50

M Squared was featured in the 2013 Deloitte Fast 50 list of fastest growing technology companies in the UK for the second year running. With an overall position of 47, the company was ranked fourth in Scotland and first in its sector category.

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DELOITTE TECHNOLOGY
FAST 500 EMEA

M Squared featured in the list of the fastest growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the 2012 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA - overall position 73.

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DELOITTE TECHNOLOGY
FAST 50

M Squared was featured in the 2012 Deloitte Fast 50 list of fastest growing technology companies in the UK for the second year running. With an overall position of 8.

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GLASGOW
BUSINESS AWARDS

M Squared collected the award for ‘Best Performing Business with Under 25 Employees’ at the 2010 Glasgow Business Awards.

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