The impact of the KTP has been significant, contributing to a trebling of Paragon ID’s turnover and profit in the period that followed.
Paragon ID’s tickets and inks are now used on transit networks around the world, including underground and train systems in London, Paris (RATP), New York, Nice, Cairo, Caracas, the US and Canada.
During the KTP, the partnership was shortlisted in the 2016 Knowledge Transfer/Exchange category of the Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Awards, and was commended highly in the 2016 Educate North Awards within the Commercial Engagement category.
This partnership has also won both the 2018 Yorkshire Business Masters Investment Award and the 2017 Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Turnaround Award. It was also shortlisted in the Innovation and International Trade category and the Advanced Manufacturer and Manufacturer of the Year category for the 2017 Yorkshire Business Masters competition and the 2017 Made in Yorkshire Awards, respectively.
In May 2019, the award-winning partnership also claimed the Business Impact Award at Innovate UK's 2019 Best of the Best Awards.
In 2018, Haydn was recognised as being one of the Top 30 under 30 in the Yorkshire/Humberside region, and was shortlisted by The Manufacturer magazine as Young Manufacturer of the Year 2018.