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IBM CEO Ginni Rometty honored with the 2019 Edison Achievement Award

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NEW YORK, NY – (November 14, 2018) – Now celebrating its 32nd year, the Edison Awards, recognized as the world’s foremost innovation award, announced the 2019 Edison Achievement Award honoree is Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of IBM. The Edison Achievement Award honors distinguished leaders who have made a significant and lasting … 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

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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 the fields of Science and Medical, Robotics, Energy and Sustainability, Commercial Safety and the future of Space Travel. One of the evening highlights included Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President and CEO … Continue reading Innovations that are changing the world announced at the 2018 Edison Awards

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

Liberated Pixels Take Flight

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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 online and check out the video. Bill Mitchell and I termed these things “liberated pixels” back in 2008 at the MIT Media Lab. The concept is simple: imagine any point of light … Continue reading Liberated Pixels Take Flight

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

Edison Awards Announces Product Finalists that Will Change the World

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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, 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 … Continue reading Edison Awards Announces Product Finalists that Will Change the World

GE and Alphabet’s X honored with 2017 Edison Achievement Award

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NEW YORK, NY – (Oct. 25, 2016) – Now celebrating its 30th year, the Edison Awards, recognized as the world’s leading innovation award, today announced its two 2017 Edison Achievement Award honorees.  Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO of GE, and Dr. Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots at X, Alphabet’s innovation lab will be honored during … Continue reading GE and Alphabet’s X honored with 2017 Edison Achievement Award

Crowdfunding for Innovators

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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 innovation and fund it with their own money. This action could be described as a donation, but crowdfunding and donations do differ in meaning. A donation is seen as a … Continue reading Crowdfunding for Innovators