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MARKED: Wayfinding System Receives a Scottish EDGE Award of £10,000

  • Submitted by: Kaukab Stewart, Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party.
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 25 January 2024
  • Motion reference: S6M-11967

That the Parliament congratulates Mark Smith and Garance Locatelli on receiving a Scottish EDGE Award of £10,000 in the Young EDGE category for developing their business, the MARKED: Wayfinding System; understands that the MARKED: Wayfinding System is a holistic cycling navigation system that aims to redefine how people experience cycling and scooting around a city, giving more people the confidence to embrace sustainable travel; further understands that the wayfinding system aims to help cities across the UK to grow their safe cycle networks and to illustrate them to residents and visitors through easy-to-use maps, signage, and an innovative navigation system; notes that Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent; further notes that Scottish EDGE is made up of four categories, namely Scottish EDGE, for companies of all sectors and stages, Young EDGE, for companies in which all directors are under the age of 30, Wild Card EDGE, for companies that are currently pre-trading, and Social Enterprise EDGE, for asset-locked social services, and commends Mark for winning this award.

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Stephanie Callaghan, Jackie Dunbar, Pam Duncan-Glancy, Annabelle Ewing, Bill Kidd, Fulton MacGregor, Stuart McMillan, Kevin Stewart, Paul Sweeney