1: ARM

This year's winner, Cambridge-based chip designer ARM, could hardly be more deserving of the respect of its peers.

by MT Staff
Last Updated: 30 Nov 2016

The father of Silicon Fen is also a leading role model for higher education and business working together. It wins four criteria awards for Financial Soundness, Quality of Goods & Services, Company Competitiveness and Innovation. ARM is a world-leader in the design of low-energy, high-performance processors - its designs are used in 95% of all smartphones. No wonder that Japan's SoftBank paid a whopping £24.3bn for ARM in July.

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