BC's 2014 Technology Award Winners Announced

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Close to 1,000 people from the technology and business community converged at the Vancouver Convention Centre last night to celebrate the successes of BC's top technologies, companies and individuals.

The 2014 Technology Impact Awards were awarded to the following companies and people:

  • Company of the Year - Fortinet
  • Emerging Company of the Year - QuickMobile
  • Most Promising Startup - PHEMI Health Systems
  • Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology - UrtheCast
  • Person of the Year - David Demers, CEO of Westport Innovations
  • Adoption of Technology - FCV Technologies and WorkBC
  • Community Engagement - Traction on Demand
  • Excellence in Product Innovation - CoolEdge Lighting
  • Team of the Year - Schneider Electric

"Tonight's winners and finalists bring to light the diversity of BC's technology sector, and illustrate the increasing maturity that we're seeing with our companies," said Bill Tam, President and CEO of BCTIA. "We congratulate the winners and finalists, thank them for their contributions, and for helping to put BC on the map as a tech powerhouse."

Company:
Westport Innovations
Website:
http://www.westport.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Westport Innovations is dedicated to leading the shift of the international commercial engine industry from oil-based to gaseous fuels. We develop technologies that allow diesel engines to operate on alternative fuels such as natural gas, propane and hydrogen. Our market is anything that requires a diesel engine from transportation and industrial applications to power generation. Westport offers its customers a... more

Company:
QuickMobile
Website:
http://www.quickmobile.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

QuickMobile works with meeting owners and organizers to develop fully branded mobile meeting apps that serve as catalysts for year round conversations with constituents. QuickMobile Mobile Event 2.0 solutions create always-on communications channels that allow event owners to extend their brand and interaction with customers, partners, stakeholders and employees beyond the days and locations of an event. By fully... more

Company:
Fortinet Inc.
Website:
http://www.fortinet.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Fortinet is the pioneer and leading provider of multi-threat security systems that enable secure business communications and deliver the best security, performance and total cost of ownership available. Our award-winning security systems and subscription services protect the networks of more than 20,000 customers worldwide - including the largest telecommunications carriers, service providers and enterprises of... more

Company:
Traction On Demand
Website:
http://www.tractionondemand.com
Location:
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Traction is a CRM consulting and software development firm with unparalleled expertise in Salesforce.com implementations, data quality and marketing automation. We streamline your business process by bending cloud-based CRM technology around your business users. Our enemy is redundancy. The results: we remove barriers to success and ultimately increase our customers’ bottom line through sales, marketing and... more

Company:
UrtheCast
Website:
http://www.urthecast.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

UrtheCast was created around a unique vision: to provide the world’s first ever, near real-time HD video feed of Earth from space. Working in an exclusive relationship with the Russian Aerospace giant RSC Energia, UrtheCast has built, launched, installed, and will soon be operating two cameras on the Russian module of the International Space Station. Starting in 2014, video of the Earth collected by our cameras... more

Company:
PHEMI Health Systems
Website:
http://www.phemi.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

PHEMI Health Systems is a process automation and Big Data platform company that unlocks patient data to improve clinic productivity, patient outcomes, and medical research. more


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