IBM CEO Ginni Rometty honored with the 2019 Edison Achievement Award

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty honored with the 2019 Edison Achievement Award

NEW YORK, NY – (November 14, 2018) – Now celebrating its 32nd year, the Edison Awards, recognized as the world’s foremost innovation award, announced the … Continue reading IBM CEO Ginni Rometty honored with the 2019 Edison Achievement Award

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.

Innovation News from Around the Web

  • 2018 Edison Awards : An Intern’s Journey
    April 17, 2018
    The Edison Universe means so much more to me than merely an internship. This internship has fostered me into a confident, well-spoken student who is ready and eager to finally take the first step in my career. As a senior attending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, I am graduating with a degree ...
  • Visions of the Future – Innovating with Purpose
    April 17, 2018
    Marillyn A. Hewson, 2018 Edison Achievement Award Honoree and Chairman, President & CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and members of her executive team addressed last week’s Edison Awards audience on the topic of Visions of the Future: Innovating with Purpose. Before looking toward the future of aviation, the CEO cited Lockheed Martin’s ...
  • Bridging Past & Future Innovation
    April 17, 2018
    Last week’s Edison Awards event was honored to feature Erik Lindbergh, grandson of famed aviator Charles Lindbergh, and President and Co-Founder of VerdeGo Aero as he spoke on  Bridging Past & Future Innovations. Lindbergh spoke about Air Shepherd™, a program founded by the Lindbergh Foundation and now run exclusively by UAV ...
  • Space: The New Economy
    April 17, 2018
    Todd May, Director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center told the 2018 Edison Awards attendees that “early space advances centered around being first.” “The next frontier is deep space exploration,” he continued—the vehicles, technology and infrastructure necessary for space travel. He stressed the need to work collaboratively when creating the support ...
  • Leveraging Innovation: From Patents to the Tank
    April 17, 2018
    Everything begins with an idea, but as Thomas Edison is attributed with saying “innovation is only 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” For success, one must work their idea, and consider every possible objection in their path. Competition and opportunity increase as technology travel across the globe, and ideas can become ...