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23 January, Paul Febretti joins judging panel

Paul Fabretti, Digital and Soial Lead for Telefonica Europe has joined the Big Chip 2014 judging panel

20 January, Tom Ollerton joins judging panel

Tom Ollerton, marketing director of We Are Social has joined the Big Chip 2014 Judging panel

15 January, Big Chip 2014 opens

Big Chip 2014 opened for entries on 15 January 2014 and closes on 17 March.

The Big Chip site has been moved to a new platform that provides extra functionality and an improved entry process.

Big Chip 2013

Another fantastic night at Big Chip 2013

The 2013 Big Chip Awards were announced on 27 June 2013 at the awards dinner in Manchester.

Big winners were Tuna Technologies from Sheffield and Liverpool's Uniform.

Tuna took the Grand Prix, Best Use of Gaming and Best Use of Visual Design awards for their Eufloria HD app.

Uniform won both the Big Chip Imagination Award - which is open to entrants from anywhere in the world, and the Anthony Wilson Original Modern award chosen by the chair of the judging panel Michael Nutley.

Apadmi from Manchester won Best Application of Technology and Best Mobile Project for their BBC iPlayer app.

The 15th Big Chip, backed by headline sponsors UKFast, had 18 entry categories, including new categories Best use of Brand in Digital and the Big Chip Offbeat Award. However the judges declined to shortlist any entries for either the Big Chip Offbeat Award or the Best Use of Social Media.