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

  • Edison Universe Celebrates Student Innovators
    May 4, 2017
    Edison Universe is committed to inspiring educational institutions and supporting the business world. Motivated by Edison’s unique vision, unbridled optimism, and insatiable curiosity, Edison Universe is focused on nourishing the possibilities, opportunities and foundations of success to empower the imaginations and vision of tomorrow’s inventors and innovators. This past month Edison ...
  • A recap of the 2017 Edison Awards
    April 21, 2017
    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 at the 2017 Edison Awards. Over 500  forward thinkers in the forefront of technology and innovation gathered together at The New York Academy of Science ...
  • Reframing Failure as Learning – Astro Teller
    April 10, 2017
    Thomas Edison said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”  2017 Edison Awards Achievement Honoree, Astro Teller, holds the same positive look about failure that Edison had.   Astro Teller of X says, “When you set out to explore a brave, new, weird place that no one’s ...
  • Sera Prognostics and PreTRM®: Taking the Fight against Preterm Birth Globally
    April 3, 2017
    “Emotionally, I think the PreTRM test was huge for me.  I needed to make sure I was doing everything in my power to help my baby.  Taking a simple blood test like this, and finding out you are at higher risk could give you the push to see a specialist, ...
  • Mining on Mars: Caterpillar + NASA
    March 31, 2017
      Caterpillar’s journey in mining automation began, in part, with a mission to Mars. “Caterpillar works with NASA on several key initiatives,” said Eric Reiners, engineering manager. “Some of the things we’ve done with NASA have included early work on remote control and automated machine features to be put to use on ...