Merseyside Innovation Awards 2013 - Innovator Search Begins Again Today

The Merseyside Innovation Awards 2013 are launched today. The Merseyside Innovation Awards (MIAs), founded by Brian McCann, Partner and Director of MC Vanguard Corporate Finance, are in their 18th year and strive to find the finest innovations being produced by companies across Merseyside.

Merseyside Innovation Awards 2013

The MIAs recognise and reward pioneering companies that are developing clever products or services.

The awards are open to individuals or companies with fewer than 50 employees and prizes worth more than £14,000 are on offer, including; £10,000 in cash and £4,000 worth of legal, business, PR, accounting or design consultancy, with support from some of the region's leading business advisors as well as publicity for the idea.

If you think you or your business are eligible, please visit the Merseyside Innovation Awards website: or contact Jean Hughes by email: or call 0151 255 2300.

Brian McCann, Partner and Director of MC Vanguard Corporate Finance said: "As the UK begins to come out of the toughest recession most of us can remember, the success of the Merseyside economy will depend upon our businesses turning their great ideas into sales, profits and jobs."

"This is exactly what the Merseyside Innovation Awards sets out to encourage and reward each year. We look forward to another round of world class applications this year."

Previous winners include Nurock, which has developed a greener and more cost effective way of mixing concrete, and Mole Group whose 'CombiSave' system makes combination boilers work more efficiently.

MC Vanguard is proud to once again sponsor this year's awards.

Other sponsors of this year's awards are: Insider, Plus8, Brabners Chaffe Street, C-Tech Innovation, Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, NatWest, North West Fund, Paver Smith, University of Liverpool and WP Thompson.

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