Today the BCTIA announced the finalists for the 2012 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs). Under the awards theme of ‘BC’s Mark on the World’, the 2012 finalists reaffirm British Columbia’s status as innovators in a cross-section of technologies including enterprise software, consumer electronics and medical devices.
Each year, the Technology Impact Awards are broken into three groups: Technology Awards, Company Awards, and Personal Recognition Awards. This year’s finalists are:
Excellence in Product Innovation
Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology
Most Promising Start-Up
Emerging Company of the Year
Company of the Year
Other awards to be presented at the Technology Impact Awards Dinner include:
Adoption of Technology: Acknowledges a BC-based company or organization that has adopted BC-based technology and as a result has realized significant improvements in productivity, competitiveness or profitability.
Team of the Year: Acknowledges a team of individuals, working at a non-executive level, who have made a significant contribution to the overall success of their organization during the past year.
Person of the Year: Awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the BC technology industry during the year. This contribution may be through paid or volunteer activities.
Winners will be announced on June 14th at the Technology Impact Awards Dinner, to be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre-West Building. Learn more and purchase tickets at www.thetias.com.