Queen’s Awards for Enterprise: Regional winners revealed

PHOTO SHOWS: Trufflehunter of Cirencester, one of the winners of a Queen's Award for INTERNATIONAL TRADE

The winners of the 2021 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise have been announced, celebrating the achievements of UK businesses following an incredibly challenging year.

This year, 205 businesses representing every part of the United Kingdom and a diverse range of sectors have been recognised by Her Majesty The Queen as among the best in the country.

Across our region (Thames Valley, the South West and West Midlands), companies have been recognised across four categories: promoting opportunity, sustainable development, innovation and international trade.



3P innovation Ltd, Warwick for International Trade

3P designs and manufactures advanced machinery and automation solutions for the pharmaceutical, medical and FMCG sectors

Alice Caroline Ltd, Tewkesbury for International Trade

Liberty fabric, design of patterns and sewing kits, accessories, cosmetic bags and accessories range

ALS Mechatronic Ltd,Gloucester for International Trade

Design, manufacture and installation of bespoke factory automation machinery and control systems

Boardies International Ltd, Bristol for International Trade

Premium swim ware range with original designs and sustainable fabrics

Coventry Chemicals Limited for International Trade

Manufactures cleaning and hygiene products  for the professional, retail and healthcare (mainly animals) sectors

Embed Limited, Coventry for International Trade

Design and development of automotive electronics and embedded software

Glentham Life Sciences Ltd, Corsham for International Trade

Supply of fine chemicals and raw materials for research, analysis and production

M Lloyd Engineering Limited, Leominster for International Trade

Design and manufacture of a range of excavator-mound screening machinery

Melford Technologies, Amersham for International Trade

Design and manufacture of bespoke digital technology across multiple market sectors

Ocere Limited, Cheltenham for International Trade

Digital marketing focussed on search engine optimisation and content creation

OLPRO, Worcester for International Trade

Camping equipment and accessories  design and supply

OXGENE, Oxford for International Trade

Technology to accelerate the discovery  and development of new cell and gene therapies

Scanning Pens Ltd, Melksham for International Trade

Distribution of award-winning assistive technology supporting the development of users with reading difficulties

Tonic Games Limited, Gerrards Cross for International Trade

PC, mobile and console games, mostly Digital

TruffleHunter Ltd, Cirencester for International Trade

The supply of fresh truffles and the production of truffle products for sale in food markets

Westminster Group Plc, Banbury for International Trade

The supply of advanced security, long-term managed services, guarding, consultancy and training

Zenthis Ltd (trading as Payara), Malvern for International Trade

Software for mission critical production systems


Exscientia, Oxford for Innovation

Artificial intelligence platform to automate drug discovery

Fibex Limited, Kidderminster for Innovation

Fibex’s Trenchlite is a versatile and lightweight alternative to pre-cast concrete trenching systems

Gympanzees, Bristol for Innovation

An inclusive leisure destination to allow children with disabilities to access play, exercise and friendship.

JUNE Medical, High Wycombe for Innovation

A lightweight surgical retractor for single hand adjustment reducing the need for extra staff during surgery.

Martin Audio LTD, High Wycombe for Innovation

Profesional loudspeaker systems using patented technology to provide controlled audience coverage.

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings, Witney for Innovation

Innovative engineering fibre optic sensing system with unmatched sensitivity enabling novel applications

Vitaccess Ltd, Oxford for Innovation for Innovation

Digital platform generating rigorous real-time data on the impact of disease on patents’ everyday lives


Proelectric Services, Clevedon for Sustainable Development

Smart, sustainable technology in rail, construction and infrastructure projects

Seacourt Ltd, Oxford for Sustainable Development

Plant positive printing


Ashley Community & Housing Ltd, Bristol for Promoting Opportunity

Integration services for the refugee and BAME communities

Enjoy Training Limited, Wokingham for Promoting Opportunity

Supporting those, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds, in starting a business

The Music Works, Forest of Dean for Promoting Opportunity

Supporting young people in challenging circumstances to reach their potential in music, learning and life