Elemental announced as winners in Tech Nation’s Rising Stars Awards

We are delighted to have been announced as a Tech Nation’s Rising Stars 3.0 winner. Out of over 330 applicants, Elemental has been named amongst the 10 winners of the prestigious competition that celebrates innovative, scaling tech companies across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

Judges of the competition cited the following reasons for giving Elemental their vote saying that it was the company’s ‘Strong value proposition given the pandemic, integration of the major clinical systems, extensive industry recognition and female founders with relevant experience’, that gave the female led technology company the edge over other applicants. 


“It brings me so much joy to see Elemental be crowned as a Tech Nation Rising Star winner and represent Northern Ireland at a national level. It’s a real testament to the team’s ambition to scale and I can’t wait to see what the future holds for them”

Elemental Software provides the technical infrastructure and expertise for the social prescribing model of care to be established, grown and its impact measured, helping to connect over 75,000 people across the UK and Ireland into vital support and activities in their local community that have a positive impact on their lives. 

Elemental has continued to grow its customer footprint throughout the past year during the pandemic increasing the size of it’s team by 63%, as more and more health care trusts, local councils, community and voluntary sector organisations, housing associations and prisons see the difference that Elemental can make to reducing the avoidable health inequalities in their communities. 

Elemental Jennifer and Leeann - Rising Stars Award

Co-Founders Leeann Monk-Ozgul (COO) and Jennifer Neff (CEO).


“Winning Rising Stars really shows all the hard work, determination, and all the passion that goes into Elemental, especially during this past year. Throughout, our focus has remained on our primary mission, halting health inequalities whilst keeping our business going during the pandemic. We have seen a dramatic increase in the adoption of Elemental across the UK and Ireland and as a result we’ve created more jobs and are empowering more people”.

Elemental looks to the future as social prescribing continues to grow and it continues to invest in the platform and its people.


“We are delighted that Elemental’s growth story has been recognised in becoming winners of Rising Stars. The dramatic increase in the number of social prescriptions being made since COVID-19 has underlined the social prescribing model of care’s vital role in helping thousands of people cope with the added impact of the pandemic. We’ve an exciting R&D roadmap that is helping Elemental to maintain our relevance, stay ahead of market trends and expand into new geographical markets and sectors.”

Tech Nation is hosting a digital showcase for the winners today, Thursday 25th February, to highlight the success of the winners. It will be an opportunity to network with leading UK tech organisations, speak to and find out more about the winners and celebrate their success.


Tech Nation is the growth platform for tech companies and leaders. Tech Nation fuels the growth of game-changing founders, leaders, and scaling companies so they can positively transform societies and economies. They provide them with the coaching, content, and community they need for their journey in designing the future. Tech Nation has years of experience facilitating and helping UK tech companies scale, both at home and abroad. Over 20 cohorts and 600 companies have successfully graduated from Tech Nation’s growth programmes. Alumni include Skyscanner, Darktrace, and Monzo.


We are Elemental, an award-winning tech for good company with the purpose of empowering and enabling individuals, families and their carers to better connect into community-based programmes, services and interventions that make a positive impact on their lives.

We are a team of passionate community impact professionals who genuinely care about community health and well-being and reducing health inequalities.


If you’d like to find out how Elemental can enhance and scale the impact of social prescribing in your communities, get in touch or pop your details below to request a 1-1 online demo of the Elemental Platform and the Elemental Connector.

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