2017 R&D Awards Finalists Announced

The 2017 R&D finalists have been announced today by the R&D Awards Committee and R&D magazine. This year will mark the 55th annual R&D 100 Awards program which honors the 100 most innovative technologies of the past year. The finalists were selected by an independent panel of more than 50 judges representing R&D leaders in a variety of fields.

The R&D 100 Awards are considered the most globally prestigious recognition of invention and innovation. The awards represent 100 of the top innovations across the categories: Analytical/Test, IT/Electrical, Mechanical Devices/Materials, Process/Prototyping, and software/Services.

The committee will also honor excellence with four special recognition awards to be presented, which will be from the categories; Market Distributor services, Market Distributor Products, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Green Tech.

This year the awards will be held in Orlando and they will be expanded to include the R&D 100 Conference, where industry professionals will have the opportunity to learn first-hand about critical advances in technology and science.

The R&D 100 Awards program was first established in 1963 and has since been an integral part of the R&D Magazine brand. Past winners have consisted of sophisticated testing equipment, innovative new materials, distributive chemistry breakthrough, new biomedical products, breakthrough consumer products, and new industry technologies, academia, and government.

Companies creating new knowledge on a global scale can apply for a federal or state R&D Tax Credit. To find out more about R&D and to assess your company’s eligibility, contact a Swanson Reed R&D Tax Advisor today. We look forward to speaking with you and guiding you through the R&D process.

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