Press & Awards

Press & awards

We’ve Impressed…


British Embassies in USA & Brazil

…illumr invited by the British Embassies in Washington and Sao Paulo to be part of their Homeland Security & Cyber Security Trade Missions

The Queen & Duke of Edinburgh

…we’ve met The Queen twice, spoken at Buckingham Palace and St James’s Palace, and been invited to Kensington Palace and Windsor Castle several times!

House of Lords

…invited to speak at the House of Lords on a panel with Lord Bilimoria on Technology Entrepreneurship

Press, TV & Media


CognitionX – Topological Data Analysis


The Engineer – Ethical algorithms: The good, the bad, and the ugly


Conversations with Pfizer Healthcare Hub: London – illumr on data & AI in healthcare


Founders Factory invests in its first A.I. startups

Accenture FinTech Innovation Lab 2021 Launch

illumr @ Founders Factory AI Accelerator 2018

Illumr were privileged to have spoken at the Milken Institute Global Conference 2017 in LA (Interview with Business Rockstars afterwards)

AI in Britain: Booming sector looks to collaborate with China (CGTN TV Broadcast shown in Washington & Beijing) 2018

“Explainable AI – From Prediction to Understanding” George Cevora’s presentation at ODSC 2018

“Fighting Discrimination in Machine Learning and Data Analytics” George Cevora’s presentation at KCL 2020

Awards and Competitions


Elevating Founders 2020

…selected as finalists for the London Tech Week competition for high potential Seed and Series A tech startups

FIL 2021 Cohort

FinTech Innovation Lab 2021

…selected in the final cohort of FinTechs that address the challenges faced by the financial services industry in a rapidly changing environment

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Hello Tomorrow 2019/2020

…selected as one of the Top Global Deep Tech Startups (again!) from over 5,000 global applications across 128 countries

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Digital Catapult Machine Intelligence Garage 2019/2020

…selected to join Cohort 8 of the Machine Intelligence Garage

Top 30 - June 19

EarlyMetrics 2019

…ranked as one of the Top 30% of 2,600 Start-Ups independently rated by EarlyMetrics

Brazil Tech Awards

Brazil Tech Awards 2019

…Runner-Up in the first ever Brazilian Tech Awards!


DASA 2019

…wins a competitive bid with DASA (MOD’s Accelerator)

AIconics Awards 2019

…shortlisted from over 800+ global applications to be Best AI Start Up

deeptech top 500

Hello Tomorrow 2018

…selected as one of the Top 500 Deep Tech Startups (again!) from over 4,500 global applications



DigitalK 2018 (Sofia, Bulgaria)

…Startup Competition Winner


UKBAA Awards 2018

…Top 8 Finalist in Best Investment in AI Tech

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Pfizer Healthcare Hub 2018

…Top 10 Startup 2018

Vodafone Dig 2018

…Top 20 Startup 2018

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Hello Tomorrow 2017

…Top 500 Deep Tech Startup Worldwide