New Category for 2018: Space Innovation

New Category for 2018: Space Innovation

For decades, our future in Space has captivated the imagination of millions and inspired many to dream of exploring strange new worlds and securing humanity’s … Continue reading New Category for 2018: Space Innovation

Liberated Pixels Take Flight

Liberated Pixels Take Flight

Do you recall the opening scene of the 2017 Superbowl when flying drones circled like stars over Lady Gaga’s head? If you missed the beginning go … Continue reading Liberated Pixels Take Flight

A recap of the 2017 Edison Awards

A recap of the 2017 Edison Awards

On April 20,  innovators from over 20 countries, participated in informative panel discussions, and watched an episode of Shark Tank (Edison style) play out live … Continue reading A recap of the 2017 Edison Awards

Edison Awards Announces Product Finalists that Will Change the World

Edison Awards Announces Product Finalists that Will Change the World

New York, NY —In honor of Thomas Edison’s 170th birthday, the Edison Awards Steering Committee is honored to announce the 2017 Edison Awards Finalists—the products, … Continue reading Edison Awards Announces Product Finalists that Will Change the World

GE and Alphabet’s X honored with 2017 Edison Achievement Award

GE and Alphabet’s X honored with 2017 Edison Achievement Award

NEW YORK, NY – (Oct. 25, 2016) – Now celebrating its 30th year, the Edison Awards, recognized as the world’s leading innovation award, today announced … Continue reading GE and Alphabet’s X honored with 2017 Edison Achievement Award

Crowdfunding for Innovators

Crowdfunding for Innovators

Crowdfunding has become a popular trend with emerging companies. Crowdfunding, as its name suggests, is a funding method where everyday people take interest in your … Continue reading Crowdfunding for Innovators

Black & Veatch: Where Innovation is the Norm

Black & Veatch: Where Innovation is the Norm

Some companies are so prolifically innovative that they don’t realize that they innovate far more than the norm.

A Snappy New Look: Improving the Patient Experience

A Snappy New Look: Improving the Patient Experience

Edison Awards Program Manager wears The Henry Ford Hospital’s Model G Patient Gown during labor and delivery. Creating solutions to what “bugs” people is a key to innovation success as highlighted in this story.

The PianoArc: An “Edison Story”

The PianoArc: An “Edison Story”

By Mindy Manes Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett??? “Collective Transformation” was my first thought as I listened to NPR’s feature about the two singers’ unlikely … Continue reading The PianoArc: An “Edison Story”

When David and Goliath Work Together…

When David and Goliath Work Together…

Collaboration between large companies and startups creates a powerful synergy of innovation and collective transformation.

Innovation News from Around the Web

  • Chair that students from Edison Award Winner Blue Valley CAPS helped create for kids with autism may be headed to market
    May 8, 2015
    The Sensory Lounger/Chair, developed by Edison Award winner Blue Valley CAPS, meets the sensory needs of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by providing deep pressure to sooth and calm the user. This summer, the newly formed Sensory Chair Co. will begin the process of bringing the chairs to market. MORE
  • A Snappy New Look: Improving the Patient Experience
    March 25, 2015
    Edison Awards Program Manager wears The Henry Ford Hospital’s Model G Patient Gown during labor and delivery. Creating solutions to what “bugs” people is a key to innovation success as highlighted in this story.
  • The new, tech-savvier mamaRoo infant seat from Edison Awards winner 4moms
    February 27, 2015
      From the Edison Award winning company 4moms comes the new upgraded version of the mamaRoo. The new upgraded version features motion settings such as “car ride,” “gentle wave,” and “tree swing.” It can also be controlled with a smart device from another room so the motions can be re-set without ...
  • Edison Award nominee Y:Cube Housing is making home ownership attainable for nearly any budget
    February 20, 2015
      Designed by award winning achitects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Edison Award nominee Y:Cube housing delivers a unique solution to young people looking to gain affordable housing in the expensive London market. The Y:Cube is a pre-constructed modular system designed for single occupancy and can be stacked on top or or next ...
  • The PianoArc: An “Edison Story”
    February 16, 2015
    By Mindy Manes Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett??? “Collective Transformation” was my first thought as I listened to NPR’s feature about the two singers’ unlikely alliance that generated their newly-released (and wonderful) Cheek-to-Cheek album.  You may recall that my last blog was about Collective Transformation—the innovative alchemy that occurs when two “unlikely ...

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