See the 2015 honorees for excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design and innovation.
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"I strongly encourage the innovators of today to engage in this process, and put their best foot forward, for both the experience, the exposure, and the connection opportunities represented by the Edison Award. It clearly opens new doors for everyone involved."
"Fast, quality test reporting is vital to patient care. The Edison award underscores the significance of the Simplexa and 3M technologies in bringing high-end molecular testing a step closer to the patient, for faster reporting of reliable results"
"This award has great personal meaning for me. Thomas Edison has always been a hero of mine, so it is especially gratifying to be honored with an award bearing his name."
"Being selected as an Edison Award winner validates our drive to develop an all-new transportation solution. Innovation has been at the heart of the Volt from its onset; from the development of the li-ion battery to the drive unit and the driver connectivity."
"The Edison Award provides ongoing national recognition of our invention, which fuels the fire of perseverance to keep inventing even in the face of failure. The Edison Award is a validation that at CAPS the impossible is possible."
"The Edison Award reinforced what our customers are telling us - our dedicated products are leading in ultrasound innovations, allowing clinicians to provide the best quality of care to women of all ages."
"Covergirl was thrilled to be recognized as an Edison Award winner for Covergirl & OLAY Simply Ageless Foundation, the only cosmetic product to receive this recognition in 2010."
"At Align, we were thrilled to win the Edison Gold award. We consider it a great honor, and have integrated the news into our consumer and professional marketing materials."
We are honored to be a finalist for the prestigious 2012 Edison Award and proud to be able to enhance public safety through Smart911."
"We are very excited to have our bulb recognized by the Edison Awards. SWITCH is dedicated to delivering world class products of value that will provide customers with the best possible quality of light."
"I am extremely pleased to be a finalist for the 2012 Edison Awards in the category of Industrial Design. This honor solidifies Lift'n Buddy's place in the market. Being in the field of this year's finalists speaks well to the level of innovation we strive for."
"We are honored to receive this award which underscores the unique value of our technology platform and its game changing potential to make novel vaccines for important human diseases."
"We're very honored to have garnered this prestigious award from Edison's Best New Product Awards. We know the Edison Awards recognizes innovators and innovation among today's leading companies and we are happy to be part of this recognition."
"It's a tremendous honor to be recognized for our pioneering work in lithium-air and lithium-water batteries. PolyPlus has developed 8 Ah [amp-hour capacity] primary lithium-air cells that deliver more than 600 Wh/kg, and is making excellent progress with its rechargeable lithium-air batteries."
"We are really honored to receive this award, and to be recognized alongside such notable innovators as Apple for Siri, IBM for Watson and Ford for the Focus."
"We are honored to be named an Edison Awards Finalist. SimplyHome's mission is to support independent living through the use of customized technology, and we expect this recognition will only further our efforts to enhance the lives of those we serve."
"We're pleased that the Edison Awards have recognized the PROPEL implant as one of the most innovative new technologies on the forefront of science and medicine today."
"We're honored that LG CINEMA 3D has received this distinguished award from the industry's experts. This coveted industry recognition is a testament to LG's commitment to listening to consumers and driving innovation that meets their needs."
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.