Dryad Maritime, a maritime operations company with a high-grade intelligence capability was formally presented with the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise Innovation at its operational headquarters here at the centre, where it has been based for the past seven years.
In the appointment, Queen Elizabeth II referenced Dryad Maritime’s “outstanding achievement” in innovation. The grant of appointment, in a scroll signed by the Queen, was read out by Rear Admiral Iain Henderson, Deputy Lieutenant of Hampshire, to staff, dignitaries and guests.
“We are absolutely delighted to have this particular occasion and to have the recognition for all the hard work of all the staff at Dryad. We also note all the fantastic support from the people in this building.”
Graeme Gibbon Brooks, CEO, at Dryad Maritime
During the official Award presentation, Dryad Maritime paid tribute to the hands-on support of the Technopole staff. The international maritime intelligence specialist has been at Portsmouth Technopole since 2009, continually expanding from 180 sq ft to 2,600 sq ft over that time thanks to outstanding commercial success.
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