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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

What can the Edison Awards Seal accomplish?

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Nu Skin’s ageLOC Me is a smart device that combines Nu Skin’s most advanced anti-aging formulas for a personalized daily skin care regimen. The device stores, combines and dispenses the exact amount of customized skin care products through technology covered by multiple patents and an app-based assessment. At the 2017 Edison Awards, the company took … Continue reading What can the Edison Awards Seal accomplish?

5 Innovative Ways Companies are Using Ocean Plastic

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It has been estimated that more than 5 trillion pieces of individual plastic floating in the world’s oceans. From plastic flip-flops to grocery sacks, this pollution poses a serious threat for marine animals, which often get trapped in the plastic packaging and suffocate or mistake the plastic items for food and ingest the toxins. The plastic … Continue reading 5 Innovative Ways Companies are Using Ocean Plastic

Fuel Your Passion for Innovation

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Most everything you touch today has some relationship to Thomas Edison. Before Edison’s death, he held 2,332 patents worldwide with 1,093 of those held in the U.S. The patents are responsible for items that use electricity as well as the concrete that holds together commercial buildings. However, the most important thing Edison accomplished was becoming … Continue reading Fuel Your Passion for Innovation

Edison Universe Celebrates 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 that … Continue reading Edison Universe Celebrates Student Innovators

A recap of the 2017 Edison Awards

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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 and the historic Capitale to … Continue reading A recap of the 2017 Edison Awards