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Top 5 Olympic Innovations

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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 in full swing, let’s … Continue reading Top 5 Olympic Innovations

Top 3 “Green” Innovations from the 2013 Edison Awards

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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 of industry who have … Continue reading Top 3 “Green” Innovations from the 2013 Edison Awards

The Driving Force Behind Smart Cities : Innovation

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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 is a smart city, … Continue reading The Driving Force Behind Smart Cities : Innovation

The Father of Modern Innovation – Edison’s Top 5 Inventions

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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 the original invention, and these … Continue reading The Father of Modern Innovation – Edison’s Top 5 Inventions

Edison Universe Honors Student Innovators

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  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 Universe sponsored a contest … Continue reading Edison Universe Honors Student Innovators

Edison Winner Superior Essex Achieving Zero Waste in Cable Manufacturing

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Guest Blog Submitted By: Superior Essex In 2006, Superior Essex launched its global sustainability initiatives, setting forth a longsighted strategy to reduce its environmental footprint across all levels of the organization. An integral part of this strategy was its waste diversion program, which sought to reduce the amount of waste that its manufacturing plants contributed … Continue reading Edison Winner Superior Essex Achieving Zero Waste in Cable Manufacturing

5 Memorable Moments from the 2016 Edison Awards

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It’s hard to believe only a month ago we celebrated innovations from over 20 countries, participated in informative panel discussions, and watched an episode of Shark Tank (Edison style) play out live at the 2016 Edison Awards. Over 500  forward thinkers in the forefront of technology and innovation gathered together at The New York Academy … Continue reading 5 Memorable Moments from the 2016 Edison Awards

7 reasons to attend the 2016 Edison Awards

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The Edison Awards is right around the corner, and we’re excited to share this incredible experience with you. If you haven’t registered yet, take a moment to review the top seven reasons you should attend this year’s event in New York, April 21st.  1. To Honor the legendary John Chambers As a visionary in the technology … Continue reading 7 reasons to attend the 2016 Edison Awards

The Beltone Legend™ – The Next Generation Hearing Aid

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              Guest Blogger – Steve Brinkmann , Director of Customer Care at Beltone After 75 years of successfully helping people hear better, our Beltone innovation team has done it again! We’ve taken personalized hearing to the next level by combining the latest technology and packaging it into our newest hearing aid … Continue reading The Beltone Legend™ – The Next Generation Hearing Aid

Edison Awards Announce Product Finalist that Will Change the World

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In honor of Thomas Edison’s 169th birthday, the Edison Awards Steering Committee is honored to announce the 2016 Edison Awards Finalists—the products, services and solutions that represent the best in innovation. Following an in-depth review by the Committee, the final ballot was sent for review to more than 3,000 professionals from the fields of product … Continue reading Edison Awards Announce Product Finalist that Will Change the World