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.com||Madison|
|Badger Shield https://making.engr.wisc.edu/shield/||Madison|
|Black Oxygen (in partnership with Madison365) https://madison365.com/category/podcasts/bl ack-oxygen||Madison|
|Curbside Bicycles LLC http://www.curbsidebicycles.com||Fitchburg|
|Drexel Building Supply https://www.drexelteam.com||Pewaukee|
|Field to Freezer, LLC https://fieldtofreezer.com||Hartland|
|Fox World Travel http://www.FoxWorldTravel.com||Oshkosh|
|Impact Sports, LLC http://protectthishead.com||River Falls|
|Mercury Marine http://MercuryMarine.com||Fond du Lac|
|Nelson and Pade, Inc. http://www.aquaponics.com||Montello|
|Octane Coffee https://www.octanemke.com||Waukesha|
|Our MAP, LLChttp://www.danecenter.org||Madison|
|Rapid Radicals Technology, LLC http://www.rapidradicals.com||Milwaukee|
|RoddyMedical Inc. http://www.roddymedical.com||Wauwatosa|
|Ruby Coffee Roasters https://rubycoffeeroasters.com||Nelsonville|
|Safepro Technologies http://www.safeprotechnologies.com||Dousman|
|SMARTcare Software, Inc. http://www.smartcaresoftware.com||Eau Claire|
|StableBody Technologies LLC http://www.stablebodytech.com||Middleton|
|Steady Shot LLC http://www.mysteadyshot.com||Milwaukee|
|Vivid Microscopy LLC http://www.vividmicroscopy.com||Hartland|
|Voximetry Incorporated http://voximetry.com||Middleton|
|Wisconsin Telelift Inc. http://www.WiscLift.com||Three 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.