ALISO VIEJO, CA, July 11, 2019- OCTANe, Orange County's technology and life sciences accelerator, announced the finalists for the 2019 High Tech Innovation Awards. The awards program, which is entering its twenty-sixth year, is honoring Orange County-based companies who have demonstrated exceptional leadership while developing new technological advancements in their respective industries.
This year, nine awards will be given to recognize Outstanding Large Tech Company, Best Large Tech Company CEO, Outstanding Small Tech Company CEO, Outstanding Emerging Tech Company, Best Tech Innovation in Software, Best Tech Innovation in a Consumer Product, Outstanding Innovation in Medtech/Lifesciences, and Deal of the Year. The winners will be selected by a panel of 12 independent judges and will be announced at a special gala on September 12, 2019 at the Balboa Bay Club. The 2019 finalists are:
- Aescula Tech
- AIVITA Biomedical
- AMW Smart Shelf
- Chuck Goetschel, Rallio
- Deepak Garg, Smart Energy Water
- Edwards Lifesciences
- Helix Semiconductors
- Ike Kavas, Ephesoft
- Jeff Margolis, Welltok
- Medtronic Neurovascular
- Meno Microsystems
- Michael Burdiek, CalAmp
- Michl Binderbauer, TAE Technologies
- NGD Systems
- OnSite Waste Technologies
- OPKIX Inc
- Rich Capetta, MicroVention
- Swift Engineering
- Titan Health & Security
- Ville Houttu, Vincit
About High Tech Innovation Awards
The High Tech Awards (HTA) seeks to celebrate and recognize those individuals and companies who make Orange County a center of technology and medical technology innovation. In its 26th year, The High Tech Awards has recognized and more than 95 innovative companies that are large and small, public and private. HTA will be held at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. To learn more about HTA, click here.
A limited number of tickets and tables are available for purchase. Visit here for more information. Ticket purchases are a great way to support innovation in Orange County.
This year the OCTANe High Tech Innovation Awards is being sponsored by Deloitte, Haskell & White, Insperity, JP Morgan Chase, Knobbe Martens, RSM, Savills Studley, Stradling, Squar Milner, UCI Beall Applied Innovation, and UPS.
We are the organization that convenes and enables the Southern California technology and medical technology business ecosystem by connecting people, resources and capital. Our goal is to create 55,000+ high-value technology jobs in Southern California by 2030. We impact our community through LaunchPad, an industry leading accelerator, Enterprise Solutions, a new platform to provide companies capital and growth resources to accelerate job creation, Signature Events & Programs, and direct access to capital. www.octaneoc.org