Honor Innovators at the Tech Awards

A Celebration of Innovators Using Technology to Improve Human Conditions Nov. 15

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    The Tech Awards, presented by Applied Materials, is a signature program of The Tech Museum of Innovation.The technology used can be either a new invention or an innovative use of an existing technology. This year's categories are: Environment, Education, Young Innovator, Health, Economic Development, and Sustainable Energy. Since the inception of The Tech Awards program in 2001, 257 laureates have been recognized. Their pioneering work has included designing earthquake-resistant construction technology to creating a heat-sensitive label for vaccine vials to make sure children receive potent immunizations to building a simple, low-cost, mobile phone-based device that allows remote monitoring and operation of irrigation pumps. 

    When: November 15 at 6:00PM

    Where: Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway

    Parking: Free

    Attire: Formal attire of all cultures.

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