The Oscars of Invention – The 100 Most Innovative Technologies of 2013

Entries Are Now Open for R&D Magazine’s 2014 R&D 100 Awards

The editors of R&D Magazine are looking for the 100 most innovative technologies introduced in 2013.

The R&D 100 Awards have a 50+ year history of recognizing excellence in innovation, earning the name “The Oscars of Invention.” Winning an R&D 100 Award provide a positive marketing boost to many new technology innovations, that important initial push to compete in the marketplace. The awards not only recognize the efforts of the development team and partners, the award provides a mark of excellence known to industry, government, academia and consumers. The R&D 100 Award tells potential customers that the product has successfully competed against other new technologies in open competition.

The deadline for entries is Friday, April 18, 2014. Visit the R&D 100 Awards website for more information.

About the R&D 100 Awards:

Widely recognized as the “Oscars of Invention”, the R&D 100 Awards identify and celebrate the top technology products of the year. Past winners have included sophisticated testing equipment, innovative new materials, chemistry breakthroughs, biomedical products, consumer items and high-energy physics. The R&D 100 Awards spans industry, academia and government-sponsored research.

Since 1963, the R&D 100 Awards have identified revolutionary technologies newly introduced to the market. Many of these have become household names, helping shape everyday life for many Americans. These include the flashcube (1965), the automated teller machine (1973), the halogen lamp (1974), the fax machine (1975), the liquid crystal display (1980), the Kodak Photo CD (1991), the Nicoderm anti-smoking patch (1992), Taxol anticancer drug (1993), lab on a chip (1996), and HDTV (1998). More recent breakthroughs that have earned R&D 100 Awards include next-generation magnetic resonance imaging machines, laser-based metal-forming tools and the building blocks for fusion experiments.

About R&D Magazine:

Since its founding in 1959 as Industrial Research, R&D Magazine has served research scientists, engineers, and technical staff at laboratories around the world, providing timely, informative news and useful technical articles that broaden readers’ knowledge of the research and development industry and improve the quality of their work. R&D Magazine is a publication of Advantage Business Media.