Now in its sixth year of publication, the Pacific Coast Business Times once again honors the region’s leaders in innovation, disruptive technology and social ventures. Our publication is followed by a virtual event that will honor this year’s honorees.
- Nominations close: January 25, 2022
- Section publishes: February 25, 2022
For more information on the section, email Assistant Managing Editor Amber Hair at [email protected].
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Corporate Innovators: Two awards to large, established companies that do not necessarily have origins within the university ecosystems (Examples: Marborg, Patagonia, Limonera, Reiter Affiliated, Harrison/Agromin, Mannkind, Procore.)
Corporate Partners: Two awards to large, established companies whose business is strongly related to one or more of the universities or is the type that a university would incubate (Examples: Semtech, AppFolio, Teledyne, Amgen, Oxaples, Inogen)
Breaking New Ground: Two awards to emerging companies that have reached a level of early success and emerged out of the university ecosystems (Examples: Apeel, Next Energy, CalWise Spirits, Tastry, Umbra tech)
Spirit of Innovation: A capstone award to individual who is a significant innovator in the region. Selected by the committee with input from PCBT