Wisconsin Innovation Awards: Finalists announced for 2021

Madison—July 27, 2021 — Twenty nine companies and nonprofit organizations have been selected as finalists for the 2021 Wisconsin Innovation Awards. In total, over 331 business, products, and services from around the state were nominated. The finalists were determined by a panel of 27 statewide industry experts, with winners to be announced at the annual awards ceremony on October 5, 2021. Nominations spanned across the state of Wisconsin, representing startups, companies, and established businesses of all sizes and industries.

The Wisconsin Innovation Awards Board of Directors is thrilled to hold an in-person ceremony this year, in concordance with requirements set forth by Dane County Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Discounted early bird tickets are available now until August 15th at 2021wia.eventbrite.com. Further details on the program and event are available at www.wisconsininnovationawards.com.

The Wisconsin Innovations Awards Ceremony is presented by Alliant Energy, American Family Insurance, and Wipfli. Supporting sponsors include Exact Sciences, Green Clock, JP Cullen, Madison Gas & Electric, Neider & Boucher, Perkins Coie, the Wisconsin Union, and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. Additional support provided by BioForward, Eppstein Uhen Architects, First Business Bank, gener8tor, HealthX Ventures, Indeavor, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, and Madison Area Technical College.

2021 Wisconsin Innovation Awards Finalists

AyrFlo, Inc. http://ayrflo-inc.comMadison
Badger Shield https://making.engr.wisc.edu/shield/Madison
Black Oxygen (in partnership with Madison365) https://madison365.com/category/podcasts/bl ack-oxygenMadison
Blexx TechnologyRhinelander
Curate http://curatesolutions.comMadison
Curbside Bicycles LLC http://www.curbsidebicycles.comFitchburg
DataChat http://www.datachat.aiMadison
Drexel Building Supply https://www.drexelteam.comPewaukee
EnsoData http://ensodata.comMadison
Field to Freezer, LLC https://fieldtofreezer.comHartland
Fox World Travel http://www.FoxWorldTravel.comOshkosh
Impact Sports, LLC http://protectthishead.comRiver Falls
Mercury Marine http://MercuryMarine.comFond du Lac
Nelson and Pade, Inc. http://www.aquaponics.comMontello
Octane Coffee https://www.octanemke.comWaukesha
Our MAP, LLChttp://www.danecenter.orgMadison
Rapid Radicals Technology, LLC http://www.rapidradicals.comMilwaukee
RoddyMedical Inc. http://www.roddymedical.comWauwatosa
Ruby Coffee Roasters https://rubycoffeeroasters.comNelsonville
Safepro Technologies http://www.safeprotechnologies.comDousman
SMARTcare Software, Inc. http://www.smartcaresoftware.comEau Claire
StableBody Technologies LLC http://www.stablebodytech.comMiddleton
Steady Shot LLC http://www.mysteadyshot.comMilwaukee
Understory http://www.understoryweather.comMadison
Vivid Microscopy LLC http://www.vividmicroscopy.comHartland
Voximetry Incorporated http://voximetry.comMiddleton
Washbnb http://washbnb.comMilwaukee
Wisconsin Telelift Inc. http://www.WiscLift.comThree Lakes

About the Wisconsin Innovation Awards

The Wisconsin Innovation Awards (WIA) connects and showcases innovators throughout the state of Wisconsin, across industries and organizations of all shapes and sizes.

By producing and providing educational media content, organizing a statewide network of experts willing to mentor and support each other, and hosting events that highlight groundbreaking work, WIA is building a lasting legacy of instruction inspired by Wisconsin’s thinkers, makers, creators, and designers. WIA fosters innovation in this state and helps shine a light on companies throughout Wisconsin that have transformational ideas.