FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Susan Barber
Communications and Programs Director
781-890-9070 ex 236
20 Finalists have been selected for SBANE’s 2016 New England Innovation Awards Program
66 Judges narrowed down a pool of 188 Nominated Companies
Waltham, MA, March 12, 2015 - The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) has announced the 20 Finalists for this year’s New England Innovation Awards.
66 Judges met with the 188 nominated companies, from all six New England states, during Phase 1 of the competition on March 22nd, 2016 at Bentley University in Waltham. From there, they narrowed it down to 20 finalists in two different categories. The finalists are:
Not for Profit Finalists
College Diabetes Network
Housing Families Inc.
School on Wheels of Massachusetts, Inc
For Profit Finalists
AIRMAR Technology Corporation
BionX Medical Technologies, Inc
HCI Cleaning Products, LLC
Inceptus, Inc. dba SoClean
The Curadel Companies
The 20 finalists will compete in Phase 2 of the competition on April 7th, 2016 where they will have 3 minutes to present their innovation to the entire panel of judges, Board members, Partners and other invited guests.
Eight winners will be announced at the “Evening of Innovation” Gala on May 12th, 2016..
Innovation Award winners are entered into the SBANE “Circle of Excellence” where they join companies such as iRobot, Staples, Boston Duck Tours, HubSpot and Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc along with 194 other past winners in a variety of industries. Receiving an Innovation Award provides lasting acknowledgment of a company’s innovative heritage and recognition from SBANE’s nationally acclaimed partners and sponsors.
For more information about the Innovation Awards, including how to attend these exciting events, please visit www.sbane.org or call SBANE’s main office at 781-890-9070.