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Nominations, registration open for 2013 Innovation Awards 

 Innovation Awards
Michelle and Geoff Greenfield of Third Sun Solar accept the Green Innovation Award during the first Innovation Awards gala in March 2013. (Photo: Gregory Bodwell)

Dec. 6, 2013


Nominations are open for the 2013 Innovation Awards, which honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to entrepreneurship and innovation in southeastern Ohio.

Individuals may be nominated in the following categories: Entrepreneur of the Year, Outstanding Woman in Innovation, Green Innovation, Social Innovation, Outstanding Innovation by a Student and Outstanding Innovation by Faculty.

Details about rules, eligibility and guidelines can be found at http://www.gala.ohio.edu. Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 8, 2014.

Nominees will be invited to attend the Innovation Awards gala, which will be held the evening of Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Ohio University's Baker Center Ballroom in Athens. The recipients of each category will be announced at the event, which promotes and celebrates the region's entrepreneurial culture of innovation and creativity. The evening also includes a networking reception, dinner and presentation of the prestigious Ohio University Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship.

The Innovation Awards are presented by TechGROWTH Ohio, a public/private partnership administered by Ohio University's Voinovich School for Leadership and Public Affairs.

For more information about the awards and the event, or to register to attend, please visit: http://www.gala.ohio.edu.

Contacts: Phyllis Bohning, (740) 597-3088, bohning@ohio.edu; Andrea Gibson, (740) 597-2166, gibsona@ohio.edu.

Read more:

List of last year's Innovation Awards recipients.

List of last year's Innovation Awards nominees.