The aql story

2018
April 25

2018
aql’s VoIP excellence recognised by industry awards.

image: ITSPA 2018 award for aql
aql’s VoIP excellence recognised by industry awards aql has been shortlisted for two awards for its VoIP offering by leading internet industry bodies. The nominations recognise aql’s underlying technical infrastructure, reliability of service and overall customer experience, as well as its ongoing investment in innovation.
April 18

2018
aql and NorthInvest bring jet pack inventor to Leeds.

aql and NorthInvest bring future tech to Leeds students to inspire next generation of innovators
aql and NorthInvest bring future tech to Leeds students to inspire next generation of innovators aql and NorthInvest brought British aeronautic pioneers Gravity Industries and its founder and Chief Test Pilot, Richard Browning, to Leeds Digital Festival yesterday to showcase continued leaps in human flight technology.
April 18

2018
Opening of Estonian Consulate.

image: Estonian Consulate opens at aql HQ,
Estonian Consulate opens at aql HQ, founder named Honorary Consul The Estonian Consulate to the North of England and the Isle of Man was officially opened yesterday, during Leeds Digital Festival, at aql’s historic HQ in Leeds.
April 3

2018
aql CEO joins UK5G advisory board.

image: aql CEO joins UK5G advisory board
aql founder and CEO Prof. Adam Beaumont has joined the advisory board of UK5G, a new industry body responsible for supporting the UK in becoming a global leader in the development and uptake of 5G. UK5G’s mission involves enabling collaboration between industry, researchers, the public sector, entrepreneurs, innovators and end users.
March 14

2018
aql CEO represents region at MIPIM.

image: aql CEO at MIPIM to showcase Leeds
aql founder and CEO Prof. Adam Beaumont was in Cannes, France last week as part of Leeds City Region’s largest-ever delegation to MIPIM, the world’s leading property market. Beaumont was there in his capacity as a board member of the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and a representative of the Northern Powerhouse to highlight the strength, success and ambition of the UK’s largest city region outside London and the South East to international investors.
January 14

2018
Transport for the North’s Strategic Transport Plan launches at aql HQ.

image: Ambitious Strategic Transport Plan launches at aql HQ
Ambitious Strategic Transport Plan launches at aql HQ Transport for the North unveiled its 30-year plan to transform the North’s transportation infrastructure today. Launched at aql’s headquarters in Leeds, the Strategic Transport Plan calls for long-term investment across the North to build infrastructure, strengthen skills, harness innovation and encourage smart technology.
2017
November 10

2017
Adam Beaumont awarded Professorship.

Last year, Adam was awarded a visiting professorship in cyber security at the University of Leeds in recognition of his work in cyber and defence. In this role, he’s striving to create cyber capabilities within the next generation of the workforce. He previously completed his PhD in physical chemistry at the University; served for three years as the department’s youngest lecturer; and worked in secure mobile communications for the Defence Evaluation and Research Agency, part of the Ministry of Defence.
April 14

2017
Adam Beaumont leads First Northern Powerhouse trade mission.

Adam leads a delegation of Northern business leaders on the first Northern Powerhouse trade mission to San Francisco.
February 10

2017
Inaugural Northern Powerhouse Partnership report launches.

Osborne returned to Salem Chapel in February 2017 with Lord Jim O’Neill to launch the inaugural Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) report.
2016
August 14

2016
UK/Estonia TechLink.

Following a series of trips to Estonia, Adam helps found TechLink, a UK-Estonia technical collaboration platform that has led to numerous collaborations between companies and start-ups in two countries.