“We are thrilled and honored to again be selected as a finalist for this prestigious award.” ~ Jacob Babcock, CEO, NuCurrent
September 14, 2017
NuCurrent, a leading wireless power system and magnetics solution provider, announces the company has been named a finalist for the 2017 Chicago Innovation Awards. Now in its 16th year, the awards celebrate the most innovative new products and services in the Chicago region across all organization sizes, sectors and industries. Winners for each of the Chicago Innovation Awards categories will be announced at a gala event on October 30 at Harris Theater in Chicago. NuCurrent was named a 2015 Chicago Innovation Up-and-Comer Award Winner.
This year’s Chicago Innovation Awards program attracted 530 nominees, which has been narrowed down to the Top 100 finalists. Out of the finalists, the judges will select 10 winners of the Chicago Innovation Awards, as well as 10 winners of the Up-and-Comer Awards representing innovation in the startup community, the Social Innovator Award, the Collaboration Award, and three Neighborhood Award winners, which will showcase innovation occurring in Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods. All finalists are also in the running for the annual “People’s Choice Award,” selected through public online voting from September 13–October 5 at http://www.chicagoinnovationawards.com. Past award winners include Molex, Braintree, Groupon, GoGo, Cleversafe, Motorola and Orbitz.
“This year’s nominees demonstrate the economic impact that innovation is having within organizations and on the Chicago region as a whole,” said Tom Kuczmarski, co-founder of the awards, along with Chicago journalist Dan Miller. “This year’s nominees generated $3.39 billion in new revenues through their new…