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The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation (Technology) (1980)

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The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation (Technology) (1980) was awarded on 21 April 1980, by Queen Elizabeth II.


The following organisations were awarded this year.

  • Analytical Instruments Ltd of Cambridge for explosives detecting doorway (ENTRY-SCAN).
  • Cape Boards and Panels, Ltd of Uxbridge, Middlesex for asbestos-free, fire resistant boards.
  • DJB Engineering Ltd of Peterlee, Co. Durham for articulated dump trucks.
  • Ferranti Electronics Ltd of Chadderton, Oldham, Greater Manchester for uncommitted logic arrays for microelectronics applications.
  • Matthew Hall Engineering Ltd of London, W1 for design of production facilities for Claymore " A" Platform.
  • The Semiconductors Division of ITT Industries Ltd of Foots-Cray, Sidcup, Kent for random access memories.
  • Linotype-Paul Ltd of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire for their digital phototypesetter.
  • Lion Laboratories Ltd of Cardiff, South Glamorgan for analytical instruments using fuel cell sensors.
  • Micro Consultants Ltd of Caterham, Surrey for electronic video image processing systems (INTELLECT).
  • Monotype International Ltd of Salfords, Redhill, Surrey for laser-driven optical system for phototypesetting.
  • Morgan Refractories Ltd of Neston, South Wirral, Cheshire for refractory protection (INSULOQ).
  • National Semiconductor (UK) Ltd of Greenock, Renfrewshire for integrated circuit for Dolby " B " type noise reduction.
  • Oxford Instruments Ltd of Osney Mead, Oxford for superconducting magnet systems for nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
  • Racal Safety Ltd of Wembley, Middlesex for ventilated helmet giving protection against nuisance dusts, combined with head and eye/face protection.
  • Renishaw Electrical Ltd of Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire for probes for use in measuring equipment and machine tools.
  • Rothamsted Experimental Station of Harpenden, Hertfordshire for photostable synthetic pyrethroids.
  • The Howson-Algraphy Group of Vickers Ltd of Leeds, West Yorkshire for lithographic printing.
  • References

    The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation (Technology) (1980) Wikipedia

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