NEWS2 October 2012

Research Awards finalists announced

UK— Thirty-five companies have been named as finalists for the 2012 Research Awards.

This year’s initial round of judging was tougher than ever, thanks to a record number of entries. Below is the full list of nominees:

Best Agency with a turnover over £20million:

  • BDRC Group
  • BrainJuicer
  • GfK NOP
  • Hall & Partners
  • Ipsos MORI
  • Kantar Worldpanel UK

Best Agency with a turnover under £20million:

  • ABA Market Research
  • B2B International
  • Firefish
  • Join the Dots
  • MMR Research Worldwide
  • Truth

Best New Agency:

  • BritainThinks
  • Bryter
  • CrowdLab
  • MTM
  • The Pineapple Lounge
  • ResearchBods

Best In-house Team:

  • BBC Audiences
  • Channel 4 – Audience, Technologies & Insight
  • eBay European Customer Insights
  • Guardian News and Media, Audience Team
  • Scottish Water Customer Strategy and Insight
  • Sainsbury’s Customer Insight Team

Best Place to Work:

  • The Big Picture
  • Bonamy Finch
  • BrainJuicer
  • Flamingo
  • MESH Planning
  • Wine Intelligence

Client of the Year:

  • Boots UK
  • Diageo
  • Passenger Focus

Best Innovation:

  • CrowdLab for Maximising mobile: The truly smart survey
  • Dubit for The Clickroom – Powered by Dubit Platform
  • Flamingo for Flamingo Field Notes
  • Ipsos MORI and Everything Everywhere for Real-time geolocation harnessing a mobile operator’s database
  • MEC Analytics and Insight for Next Generation Social Insight
  • Truth for Cosmologies

The Research Awards are part of the MRS Awards. A complete list of finalists is available here.

Winners will be announced on 10 December at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, London. Click here to book your tickets.