Singapore: Singapore-based IIa Technologies, the world leader in Grown Diamond technology, received the prestigious SME100 Awards for Singapore’s Fast Moving Companies on June 10, 2016.
Independently researched, ranked and published by SME & Entrepreneurship Magazine, SME100 ranks the top 100 fast moving companies in selected countries in Asia based on both quantitive and qualitative criteria.
Vishal Mehta, CEO, IIa Technologies said, “We are extremely proud to have won the SME100’s Fast Moving Companies’ Award. The award is a recognition for SMEs like IIa Technologies which has established one of the world’s most advanced diamond growing greenhouses right here in Singapore, the innovation hub of Asia. IIa Technologies has spent over a decade conducting pioneering research in diamond growth, and is the only diamond greenhouse that has the ability to support large gems and jewellery retailers as well as simultaneously focus on high quality diamond R&D that will result in next generation applications using IIa diamonds.”
“Being recognized as one of the fast moving companies of Singapore shows the strength of the company which is deep rooted in Singapore as a country,” added Mehta. “Singapore and its policies have helped shape our company, making it more competitive, organized and efficient. We have seen the company grow from a small research facility to an enterprise capable of changing the world with Grown Diamonds and we would like to thank everyone who has supported us through these initial years.”
SME100 is an annual recognition award organized by SME & Entrepreneurship Magazine – one of the best-selling business magazines in Asia. The awards identify and recognize Asia’s fast moving small & medium enterprises (SMEs) with a focus on growth (turnover, profit and market share) and resilience (best practices, sustainability and vision.)