The Edison Awards: “Recognizing and honoring the best in innovation.”
The aforementioned Awards are named after the famous inventor, Thomas Edison. These awards are tributes to this inventor’s work and legacy.They are geared towards companies and researchers, who, like Edison, have innovative products. Recipients of the awards are able to increase awareness of their respective brands, which may lead to an increase in sales.
There are fifteen award categories open to innovators and entrepreneurs. These range from Material Science to Science and Medical.
The full list of categories includes the following:
- Applied Technology
- Consumer Goods
- Edison Green Award
- Electronics & Computers
- Energy & Sustainability
- Industrial Design
- Innovative Services
- Lifestyle & Social Impact
- Living, Working & Learning Environments
- Material Science
- Medial/Visual Communication
- New Retail Frontiers
- Thomas A. Edison Marketing Award
In order to be selected for the award, a specific company product along with its respective creator/innovator must be nominated. The nomination period with commence on September 1, 2014 and end in December. There is a nomination fee as well.
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