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Women Behind Innovation: Dr. Rebecca Von Der Heide

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Since she can remember, Dr. Rebecca Von Der Heide has always asked “why’? Her passion for understanding the human mind led her to Penn State University, where she earned her Ph.D. and M.S. in Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience and completed two years of postdoctoral neuroscience training at Temple University.  Rebecca also completed two highly competitive fellowships in … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Dr. Rebecca Von Der Heide

Women Behind Innovation: Emily Tipaldo

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Emily Tipaldo is an advocate for responsible plastic solutions. Recently named a “Rising Star” in Plastics News, Emily leads the Plastics Division’s Packaging Team, representing major U.S. resin suppliers. She is an advocate for policies and value chain initiatives that recognize plastic packaging and plastic products as valuable resources. Emily leads the Packaging Team in … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Emily Tipaldo

Top 5 Reasons to Nominate for an Edison Award

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On April 11, 2018, we will recognize game-changing innovations for the 31st annual Edison Awards. We are currently accepting innovation submissions through Friday, November 17th. If you are unfamiliar with the Edison Awards, or on the fence about nominating, here are five reasons why you should nominate today. Join an Elite Group of Winners As … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Nominate for an Edison Award

EA Seal Star of the Month: Modobag ™

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Snapshot: Modobag is the world’s first motorized, ride-able, smart, carry-on luggage that gets travelers to their destination up to three times faster than walking. Features include: 2 USB ports; indoor/outdoor speed controls; optional GSM/GPRS tracking app; 2000 cubic inch packing space; and quick access phone, tablet, and laptop pockets. The Edison Awards™ is an annual … Continue reading EA Seal Star of the Month: Modobag ™

Women Behind Innovation: Jin Kim Montclare, PhD

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Jin Kim Montclare is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering, who is performing groundbreaking research in engineering proteins to mimic nature and, in some cases, work better than nature. She works to customize artificial proteins with the aim of targeting human disorders, drug delivery … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Jin Kim Montclare, PhD

Women Behind Innovation: Kristin Persson

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Known as a pioneer of materials genomics, University of California, Berkley, Associate Professor, Kristin Persson, has been leading a multi-institution, multi-national effort to compute the properties of all inorganic materials and provide the data and associated analysis algorithms for every material researcher free of charge. This project is called the Materials Project.  The ultimate goal of the … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Kristin Persson

New Category for 2018: Space Innovation

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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 future as a multi-planetary species. That future is here today. Space is rapidly becoming an everyday reality for a growing number of people around the world. A confluence of reduced … Continue reading New Category for 2018: Space Innovation

Women Behind Innovation: Hannah Deering

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As the only female graduate in her Computer Science program at Iowa State University, Hannah Deering has been looking challenges straight in the eye for a long time. “Early in my college career, I felt very intimidated when students would ask questions I didn’t understand. I rarely raised my hand, because I felt that I … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Hannah Deering

Women Behind Innovation: Bethany Mayer

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Bethany Mayer sees her job in the world of technology as a way to make people’s lives better. “I love technology! It is exciting and makes people’s lives better. I enjoy spending time brainstorming new product ideas, talking to customers about how a product can help them, putting a plan together, and working together to deliver a … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Bethany Mayer

EA Seal Star of the Month: Qualite Sports Lighting

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Snapshot: Quality Sports Lighting GameChanger™ is a high-performance lighting system designed for sports venues, with a revolutionary form factor and IoT connectivity at half the cost of competitive systems. Unlike its competitors, GameChanger™ is bar shaped with proprietary optics which makes it more efficient in its lighting patterns and run wireless from mobile devices. The … Continue reading EA Seal Star of the Month: Qualite Sports Lighting