Innovations that are changing the world announced at the 2018 Edison Awards

Innovations that are changing the world announced at the 2018 Edison Awards

The world’s most talented innovation leaders were honored on April 11 for their tireless contributions in launching new products that will change the world in … Continue reading Innovations that are changing the world announced at the 2018 Edison Awards

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”

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  • Are Microgrids the Answer to Utility Power Outages?
    October 13, 2016
    Hurricane Matthew hit the Florida Coast in 2016 with powerful winds, torrential rains, and devastating storm surges. Winds topped over 100 MPH and left over 1 million people without power, which may not return for days. With such powerful storms becoming the norm, many people are beginning to wonder what can be ...
  • Top 5 Olympic Innovations
    August 26, 2016
    The Olympics are known for elite athletes showcasing their talents as the world watches. Host cities work feverishly to build new infrastructures and secure networks to enhance the viewing experience while companies work around the clock to create the next hot gadget to enhance athlete performance. Since the summer Olympics are ...
  • Top 3 “Green” Innovations from the 2013 Edison Awards
    July 26, 2016
    Implementing the three R’s – reduce, reuse, and recycle—greatly enhance environmental health.   From recycling old electronics to building waste-free facilities, many 2013 Edison Award Winners exemplified innovation in sustainability. As we look forward to the 2017 Edison Awards season, let’s take a look back with our Edison flashback at these leaders ...
  • The Driving Force Behind Smart Cities : Innovation
    June 29, 2016
    Recently, the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded Columbus, OH  a $40 million grant to assist in upgrading its current infrastructure to one of a smart city, and according to a recent The Daily Beast article, more and more cities are working feverishly to transform their current infrastructures as well. But what ...
  • The Father of Modern Innovation – Edison’s Top 5 Inventions
    June 17, 2016
    If “necessity is the mother of all innovation”, then Thomas Edison is the father of modern innovation.  Edison had an entrepreneur spirit and a passion for innovation which his 1,093 US patents show. Edison embraced his successes as he did his failures, looking at each as a chance to improve ...