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Disruptive Technologies Named Property Tech Company Of The Year

Disruptive Technologies Named Property Tech Company Of The Year
25 June 2021

Disruptive Technologies, the creator of the world’s smallest wireless sensors, has been named the Property Tech Company of the Year at the Global Business Tech Awards.

The award recognises the contribution Disruptive Technologies' tiny wireless IoT sensors are making to help facilities managers improve sustainability and reduce the carbon footprint in their existing buildings.

In the ceremony held on 17 June, Big Revolution Founder, Martin Bryant presented the award and noted the impact the sensors had both in the immediate term as well as for the future application of the solution:

“They showed brilliant initiative, laudable results, and an impressive adjustment time to the pandemic crisis,” he said.

Disruptive Technologies is a Norwegian tech company founded in 2013 by Erik Fossum Færevaag.


Reducing the Carbon Footprint in Existing Buildings


“We are thrilled to have received this award and we would like to thank the Global Business Tech Award selection committee for this tremendous honour,” said Disruptive Technologies Founder, CFO & Chief Strategy Officer Erik Fossum Færevaag.

“More than anything, it is a welcome recognition of our mission to bring sustainable practices to all buildings, regardless of age, location, or design.”

Disruptive Technologies' award application highlighted how the tiny wireless IoT sensors:


  • Saved 10,000 hours of nurse time in the first year alone in the 120 NHS sites where they helped to automate manual tasks, reduce energy and labour costs, and improve safety
  • Protected COVID-19 vaccine stock and other medicines by monitoring cold storage units and automatically sending alerts if the temperature fell out of range. 
  • Saved a 100-location UK restaurant chain more than £1.25 million in food inventory by monitoring their cold storage units during the pandemic when staff were not onsite. 
  • Ensured water safety and reduced the legionella compliance workload by 81 per cent at JLL (91 per cent for remote sites), and improved sustainability by reducing the waste of water, energy consumption, and CO2 emissions.


Picture: a photograph of some lasers 

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 25 June 2021


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