Martin Adams and Robert Barnacle, founders of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions provider Anova, have been named as Entrepreneur of the Year® 2020 New Jersey Award winners.

Awarded by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognises leaders who are excelling in overcoming adversity; financial performance; societal impact and commitment to building a values-based company; innovation; and talent management.

The award was announced as part of the programme’s first-ever virtual awards gala.

As a New Jersey award winner, Adams and Barnacle are now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 National Awards.

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Kauffman Foundation.