BCTIA Announces 2012 Technology Impact Award Finalists

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Today the BCTIA announced the finalists for the 2012 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs). Under the awards theme of 'BC's Mark on the World', the 2012 finalists reaffirm British Columbia's status as innovators in a cross-section of technologies including enterprise software, consumer electronics and medical devices.

Each year, the Technology Impact Awards are broken into three groups: Technology Awards, Company Awards, and Personal Recognition Awards. This year's finalists are:

Excellence in Product Innovation

Community Engagement

Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology

Most Promising Start-Up

Emerging Company of the Year

Company of the Year

Other awards to be presented at the Technology Impact Awards Dinner include:

Adoption of Technology: Acknowledges a BC-based company or organization that has adopted BC-based technology and as a result has realized significant improvements in productivity, competitiveness or profitability.

Team of the Year: Acknowledges a team of individuals, working at a non-executive level, who have made a significant contribution to the overall success of their organization during the past year.

Person of the Year: Awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the BC technology industry during the year. This contribution may be through paid or volunteer activities.

Winners will be announced on June 14th at the Technology Impact Awards Dinner, to be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre-West Building. Learn more and purchase tickets at www.thetias.com.

Company:
Tantalus Systems
Website:
http://www.tantalus.com
Location:
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Tantalus provides Smart Grid communications technology that enables electric, gas & water utilities to optimize the use resources by automating monitoring & control processes, improving operational efficiency, and delivering the information utilities and consumers need to manage energy intelligently and cost-effectively. TUNet® – the Tantalus Utility Network – is deployed at utilities throughout North America... more

Company:
ResponseTek
Website:
http://www.responsetek.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

ResponseTek Networks is the leading provider of Customer Experience Management ("CEM") software to large enterprise clients. Our software turns your customer feedback into actionable business intelligence. ResponseTek software monitors customer feedback coming from the web, email, contact center and retail locations looking for significant trends or at risk customers. With ResponseTek you can rapidly improve... more

Company:
BCTIA
Website:
http://www.bctia.org
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The BC Technology Industry Association is an industry-funded organization promoting the growth of British Columbia's knowledge economy. With a membership of over 2,700 companies, employing more than 60,000 workers in business of all sizes and sectors, the BCTIA is the largest tech association in the province. The BCTIA delivers programs and services that assist in the growth and success of its members, as well as... more

Company:
Sophos
Website:
http://www.sophos.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Sophos is focused on delivering the best IT security and data protection for businesses. We produced our first encryption and antivirus products back in the 1980s. And today our products protect over 100,000 businesses and 100 million users, in more than 150 countries. We understand what it takes to keep your business secure—that’s why we’re recognized by analysts and customers alike as leaders in what we do. More... more

Company:
ParetoLogic, Inc.
Website:
http://www.paretologic.com
Location:
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Based in Victoria, B.C., ParetoLogic is a thriving software company that develops and globally markets PC security and optimization software. Our company enjoys a dynamic and team oriented work environment in which all ideas and innovations are welcome and each employee has the opportunity to shine. If you can match our commitment to customer service and our passion for creating the best software possible, we want... more

Company:
Recon Instruments
Website:
http://www.reconinstruments.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Recon Instruments is a world leader in Heads-up Display (HUD) technology for sports and activity-specific environments. Founded in 2008, Recon’s award winning multi-patent and patent-pending technology platform integrates a Heads-up Display with a state-of-the-art microcomputer and sensor suite. Recon’s HUDs run an operating system with an open SDK, to empower developers to create apps for an endless variety of... more

Company:
Tasktop Technologies
Website:
http://tasktop.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

With over two million users, including a majority of the Global 2000, Tasktop connects the world of software delivery with open source (Mylyn) and commercial solutions for organizations adopting Agile and modernizing their application lifecycle management (ALM) stacks. Tasktop provides the only full traceability solution across the software development value chain, enabling collaboration and reporting facilities... more

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

Kashoo.com transforms how small businesses manage their finances. At its core, Kashoo.com is a powerful yet affordable online accounting solution designed specifically for small business. With no accounting experience, the business owner can quickly and efficiently "do the books" and move on to the business of running the business. With the help of powerful visualization dashboards, business owners keep on top of... more

Company:
iQmetrix
Website:
http://www.iqmetrix.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

iQmetrix is the leading provider of retail management solutions for the wireless industry in North America. Our company values center around an entrepreneurial spirit that focuses on speed and agility, innovation, quality and customer service. We support community-building events and worthy causes because we believe in reaching out, taking part and giving back. It’s a big part of who we are. more

Company:
Secodix
Website:
http://www.secodix.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Secodix was founded in 2009 following seven years of research on its flexible heterogeneous processing platform, the XPU™. With deep roots in Wireless and Digital Signal Processing (DSP), Secodix started with customer engagements in high performance Military Communications. Today, Secodix is focused on delivering ultra-low latency solutions in the Financial Markets. Financial Services is different from traditional... more

Company:
Dali Wireless
Website:
http://www.daliwireless.com
Location:
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Dali Wireless’ innovative approach to solving wireless network challenges revolutionizes the way distributed antenna systems (DAS) and small cell technology impacts the user experience for wireless operators, enterprises and the end customer. Dali’s software configurable radio (SCR) systems for broadband applications deliver on the promise of dramatically higher radio capacity and availability. With a... more

Company:
Lungpacer Medical
Website:
http://www.lungpacer.com
Location:
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Lungpacer Medical Inc. is an early-stage medical device company founded in May 2009 and currently headquartered at the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Campus in Burnaby, British Columbia. The objective of the company is to develop and commercialize a novel therapeutic solution that addresses the significant health and cost issues associated with mechanical ventilation of critically ill patients in hospital Intensive... more

Company:
Verisante
Website:
http://www.verisante.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Verisante is a medical device company committed to commercializing innovative systems for the early detection of cancer. The Verisante Aura™ for skin cancer detection and the Verisante Core™ series for lung, colon and cervical cancer detection utilize a proprietary cancer detection platform while the operating software and probe technology are unique to each device. The cancer detection platform was developed by... more


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