iOpt was the only Scottish company to win a recent global competition by Places for People to find companies with innovative housing-related technologies.
Approximately 160 companies from around the world entered the competition to join the housing provider’s Innovation Lab programme, the aim of which is to transform the performance of Places for People’s property portfolio. Glasgow-based iOpt was among just seven companies globally to be selected.
Norma Dove-Edwin, group chief data and information officer, Places for People, said, “With 195,000 homes and assets of over £3 billion, we have a substantial interest in technologies that can support us in delivering a best-in-class customer experience, transform the performance of our properties and improve the way in which we manage them.
“Through our Innovation Lab programme, we have found the best technology talent from around the world, and we are delighted to be working with iOpt during the 10-week lab stage of the programme.”