Thursday, April 23, 2009

Edison Awards

The 2009 Edison Awards recently took place. The awards recognize innovation in numerous categories, including:
  • consumer packaged goods
  • lifestyle & social impact
  • living & working environments
  • technology
  • media & communications
  • science & medical
  • energy & sustainability
  • transportation
  • electronics & computers
  • industrial design
Winners include Omnipod (an insulin management system), the Trek Madone 5.2 (a racing bike), and Rio Salado College. The Edison Awards also honored David Kelley, founder and chairman of IDEO, and Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Genentech's president of product development, for their lifetime achievements in innovation. Congratulations to all the winners!

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