APPLICATION PROCESS

The Application/Submission Entry Process for 
the 2020 Innovation Season is now closed. 
Thank You to all the Innovators who applied for an Award; 
Your work, passion and determination to improve lives
never ceases to amaze us! 

Any company or organization headquartered in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont), can apply for a New England Innovation Award, as long as:

  • it has developed/marketed a revolutionary product, technology or process, that helps create a better future,  and

  • does not employ over 200 people.

There is NO Application Fee, and NO Cost associated with participating in the program.

 

Award Categories are updated every year, to reflect current market trends and developments.

For 2020, the available categories are:

 

  1. Clean Technology & Sustainability,

  2. Healthy Living & Well-Being,

  3. Information Technology & Cybersecurity,

  4. Internet of Things & Smart Living,

  5. Life Sciences, 

  6. Minority-Owned,

  7. Non-Profit, and

  8. Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing.

An organization can apply to more than one Categories if they have more than one products to be considered;   however, only ONE product or process entry is accepted per organization within each Category.

 

If you wish to apply for an Award and none of the above Categories represent you, you can email us at: Contact@NewEnglandInnovation.org; we will be happy to discuss with you and make suggestions.

 

All Applications/Entry submissions must be completed ELECTRONICALLY no later than Friday, June 26th, 2020; 5:00 pm EST. Please consult the 2020 Timeline before you Apply, so you can commit to being present at the Live Events, should you pass the First Judging Round of the Competition and make it to the Finals.

CHECKLIST

Applications/Entry Submissions should include:

  1. (Required) A Completed Application Form with basic contact information; for an Application to be considered, ALL Entry Form Fields must be complete. The form link can be found by clicking the blue button below.

  2. (Required) A 6-page maximum Pitch Deck (Power Point or similar), or a 2-minute Video describing the Innovation, its Benefits or the Problem it solves, and How it stands apart from the competition. Please be brief and concise, so that you can help the Judges make a favorable decision. Pitch Decks or Videos should be emailed to Contact@NewEnglandInnovation.org. For detailed instructions on what to include in your Presentation Pitch (Deck or Video), go to the page "Application Pitch Guidelines".

  3. (Optional) Up to 5 photos (as visual aides to describe the innovation and/or its user benefits), may be emailed to Contact@NewEnglandInnovation.org

All applicants/competition entrants will receive an email acknowledgment by the end of the day their Application/Entry is received.

The Massachusetts Innovation Network is a 501 (c) (6) non-profit organization under the Internal Revenue Code      © 2020 : Massachusetts Innovation Network & New England Innovation Program. All rights reserved.

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