The Early Innovator Award honors emerging, technology-based companies that have produced a groundbreaking prototype product or software application that represents the potential for success in the marketplace.

Nominations are now open for ChaTech’s Early Innovator Award. To nominate a business you know , please click   Here

For businesses interested in applying, please complete the application form below.

  • Please answer each item as directly and concisely as possible. Your objective is to ensure that the judges will understand the nature of the innovation and why it is important. When printed the total page count for your application should be no more than 5 pages, but you can add up to four additional items (photos, press clippings, testimonials, videos, etc.) as described in #8 below.
  • Please provide complete contact information:
  • Describe the innovation or innovative practice in layman's terms. The best response will identify the problem or need that the innovation addresses and describe how the innovation is different and better than competitive solutions. Please include the following information in your response:

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