BCTIA announces Technology Impact Award Finalists

Posted by Rob Lewis

Today the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) announced the finalists for the 2010 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs). Under the awards theme of ‘BC’s Mark on the World’, the 2010 finalists reaffirm British Columbia’s status as a global leader in technology areas such as wireless and RF technologies, clean energy technologies and innovative software solutions.

The TIAs are broken into three distinct groups: Technology Awards, Company Awards, and Personal Recognition Awards. This year’s finalists are:

Excellence in Product Innovation

  • Icron Technologies Corporation
  • PMC-Sierra, Inc.
  • Simba Technologies Inc.

Best Application of Technology

  • Custom House ULC
  • Layer 7 Technologies
  • Nexterra Systems Corp.

Most Promising Pre‐Commercial Technology

  • Icron Technologies Corporation
  • Terraprobe Geoscience Corp.
  • Whitenoise Laboratories (Canada) Inc.

Most Promising Start‐Up

Emerging Company of the Year

  • Avigilon Corporation
  • NGRAIN (Canada) Corporation
  • QHR Technologies Inc.

Company of the Year

  • Advanced Solutions, An HP Company
  • PEER 1 Hosting

Team of the Year

  • MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA)
  • Rx Networks Inc.

Winners will be announced on June 8th at the Technology Impact Awards Celebration, to be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West Building. Tickets are available online.

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

The BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) supports the development, growth, and advancement of technology companies in British Columbia. Our Mission is to help companies grow and build world-class organizations; global leaders that anchor a vibrant technology ecosystem and which serve as an inspiration to entrepreneurs in our community. The BCTIA Centre4Growth supports tech companies at all stages of growth... more

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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:
Mingleverse Laboratories Inc
Website:
http://www.mingleverse.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Mingleverse Mingle Room service is a next-generation, real-time, voice, video and multimedia communication platform that allows anyone, anywhere to engage with others over the internet in a highly realistic and immersive way. Mingleverse offers 3D meeting rooms that resemble real life meetings within the browser window. Visual telecommunications, a 3D audio experience, as well as capabilities to stream... more

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

Dun & Bradstreet is the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses. At the D&B Cloud Innovation Center, we make beautiful, smart and user-driven analytics software. With the largest B2B database in the world, we’re doing something big. We’re mobilizing data in new and better ways to deliver deeper insights for businesses around the globe. And of course, we’re 100% cloud. The Center... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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