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Innovation Awards honorees announced; date set for live Zoom event and Startup Village


The 2021 Central Coast Innovation Awards special report was published and went out with the Feb. 26, 2021 print publication. Subscribers can also view the special report here (just click on the cover).

To celebrate this year’s honorees, the Business Times—in collaboration with UC Santa Barbara Office of Technology & Industry Alliances—will showcase our winners in a virtual, one-hour celebration held Thursday, March 25 at 4:30 p.m. Register here for the Central Coast Innovation Awards virtual event.

In addition to our Innovation Awards virtual event, and also in collaboration with UCSB Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, the Business Times is presenting Startup Village. This event brings together 18 startups which have each earned the opportunity to pitch their business in two concurrently scheduled break-out sessions. This event is on Thursday, March 25 starting at 2:30 p.m. Click here to register.

NOTE: Central Coast Innovation Awards is a two-part event that begins at 2:30 p.m. with Startup Village, where 18 companies will present 10-minute pitches in a virtual session. To learn more about the 18 companies and the schedule for the Start-Up Village, click here or read the Feb. 26 special report.

Part two of the two-part event will recognize the 2021 Central Coast Innovation Awards winners:

Spirit of Innovation: Shuji Nakamura & Steve DenBaars

Venture Capital: Westlake Village BioPartners

Data Services: LogicMonitor

Most Disruptive Technology: AppFolio

Life Sciences: Well Health

Logistics & Supply Chain: Mission Linen Supply

No Boundaries: Fathomworx

Emerging Companies: Mantis Composites; Aptitude Medical