The 2021 New England Innovation Nomination Phase is now closed. Thank you to all the Nominators who brought to our attention inspiring startups and breakthrough technologies. We appreciate your support!


Anyone and everyone is invited to nominate a company for a New England Innovation Award, provided that the nominated company fulfills the following criteria:


  • it is based in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont),

  • employs no more than 200 people, and

  • has developed a product, service or technology that is disrupting its market, and falls into one of the following tracks: 

  1. Cleantech, Greentech & Bluetech (depending on the number of entries received, the category may be split)

  2. Healthy Living & Well-Being 

  3. Tech & AI

  4. Smart Cities & Smart Living 

  5. Life Sciences (depending on the number of entries received, this category may be split into Medical Devices and Biotech)

  6. Minority-Owned

  7. Robotics