Viper Innovations, Winner of the 2017 PwC West of England Business of the Year Award

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New Delhi: Viper Innovations celebrates the prestigious 2017 ‘PwC West of England Business of the Year Award’ in the under £30M category. The event has become one of the most significant business awards in the West and celebrates Business and enterprise, across small, medium and large companies. The award was presented at the Aerospace Bristol on the evening of the 6th of September.

Viper Innovations Ltd, established in 2007 with an initial working capital of £45k has established itself as an example of British engineering prowess, with a company culture of continual investment in Research and Development (R&D) and, delivering ground breaking technology that maximises the operational life of control and electrical distribution equipment.

One example of the success of Viper’s innovative capability is V-LIFE. A technology that can reverse the detrimental effects of water ingress into subsea electrical cables without the need of cable recovery and replacement. Launched in 2012, the technology has had global success providing companies with an alternative solution to remediating failing cables, with significant cost savings in the oil and gas industry.
Pippa Clarke, private business leader for PwC in the West and chair of the Judges said: “This year’s competition was tough as there were four great businesses in the final. The Independent Judges were hugely impressed by Viper Innovations’ all round strong business model, which includes impressive innovation, contribution to the region plus a highly engaged workforce and career progression opportunities available for their people”.
“I would like to personally congratulate Viper Innovations on being awarded this title, and also to congratulate all the 2017 finalists. It is an amazing achievement to make it through to being a finalist, given the high standards required across all facets of the business and the rigour which the judges apply”

Neil Douglas, Managing Director of Viper Innovations said “We are absolutely delighted and honoured to have been selected as the winning company. This is very much the South West’s most prestigious business award and the rigour of the judging process justifies the high standing of the award within the business community. The award is a recognition that all our staff can celebrate and are very proud of the achievement”

The 2017 West of England Business of the Year Award will be added to various accolades the company has received in recent years for their technology innovations, but this award is in recognition of the success of business as a whole.