API Technologies Corp., a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced  it has been awarded the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) GREAT Business Innovation Award in Technology during the annual BritWeek Miami event held in southern Florida.

BritWeek Miami is an alliance between UKTI and the British Consulate General, which was developed to highlight the dynamic relationships between Britain and Florida. The Innovation Awards honor innovative British companies doing business in Florida, as well as Florida companies making a positive contribution to the British economy.

Headquartered in Orlando, API Technologies has operations in both the U.S. and Europe with three facilities in Great Britain.

Bel Lazar, president and chief executive officer, API Technologies said, “As an international company with engineering and manufacturing centers around the world, API is proud to employ some of the most talented people in the business. Our teams in the UK are actively developing innovative technologies to support European defense and government agencies, as well as providing high-reliability technology solutions to the commercial market.”