Category: Edison Awards News

Lewis Latimer Fellowship Program Launches Platform for Innovative Black Thought Leaders With 6 Inaugural Fellows

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In addition to the Edison Awards, this year the Awards Committee created the inaugural program, Lewis Latimer Fellowship. Channeling the spirit of Thomas Edison’s principal collaborator Lewis Latimer. Lewis Howard Latimer (1848–1928) was an African-American patent draftsman and inventor who worked with Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison in the post-Civil War era. His name … Continue reading Lewis Latimer Fellowship Program Launches Platform for Innovative Black Thought Leaders With 6 Inaugural Fellows

The 35th Annual Edison Awards Returns on April 20-22, 2022 Celebrating Groundbreaking Technology and Innovators

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The 2022 Edison Awards will showcase some of the world’s top innovation leaders and new products from around the globe. The event will be hosted at the beautiful Luminary Hotel and the Caloosa Sound Convention Center located in the Fort Myers River District. Hundreds of the world’s top innovators will descend on Fort Myers to … Continue reading The 35th Annual Edison Awards Returns on April 20-22, 2022 Celebrating Groundbreaking Technology and Innovators

Congratulations 2022 Young Edison Challenge Winners

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The Young Edison Challenge has announced its student winners for the 2022 season. These student innovators brought to life Edison’s values by providing innovative solutions to problems displayed within their communities. GOLD WINNER Vizuell by Pria Sawhney Lexington High School, MA Vizuell is an alcohol-based, verifiable hand-sanitizer that decolorizes after initial application. Through temporary visual … Continue reading Congratulations 2022 Young Edison Challenge Winners

Babcock Ranch received the Pivot & Persist award from the Florida Economic Development Council

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Babcock Ranch received the Pivot & Persist award from the Florida Economic Development Council at the 2021 Annual conference held in Orlando October 13-15. FEDC hosts the Florida Economic Development Conference each year and takes the opportunity to recognize Florida’s best economic developers during the conference. 2020 disrupted nearly everything in economic development and hit … Continue reading Babcock Ranch received the Pivot & Persist award from the Florida Economic Development Council