EE Times' 5th Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards Include Renewable Energy Categories

Nomination Deadline January 23, 2009

Jan 8, 2009

TechInsights today announced the addition of 5 of the following renewable energy categories to the EE Times Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards to be presented on March 31, 2009 at the Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley:

  -- Most Innovative Technology of the Year Award in Photovoltaics
  -- Most Innovative Technology of the Year Award in Solar Thermal
  -- Most Creative Renewable Energy Award
  -- Most Promising Renewable Energy Award
  -- Best Enabler Award for Green Engineering

Judged by a blue-ribbon panel of electronics industry visionaries, the 5th annual ACE awards recognize companies and individuals who demonstrate technology innovation, thought leadership and business excellence.

Nominations will be accepted through January 23, 2009 for the renewable energy awards and the following general award categories:

  -- Design Team of the Year
  -- Innovator of the Year
  -- Executive of the Year
  -- Startup of the Year
     Company of the Year
  -- Most promising New Technology
  -- Educator of the Year
  -- Student of the Year

  ACE Award Nomination Process

Companies and/or individuals can enter nominations for the EE Times ACE Awards using the quick and easy online submission form at There are no entry fees and applicants may submit nominations in as many categories as apply.

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TechInsights is the global leader in media, marketing, and professional services for the electronics industry. We deliver results for the "Creators of Technology" -- those key influencers and decision makers involved in the definition, development, protection, and commercialization of technology and related intellectual property. More than 1.1 million engineering professionals engage with our online brands -- EE Times, TechOnline, DesignLines, and -- monthly across Europe, India, Japan, Taiwan, mainland China and North America. As well, the technology community comes to our face-to-face events -- the Embedded Systems Conferences and Intellectual Property Symposia -- to share, learn, discuss, and advance the critical issues and challenges facing the electronics industry. Finally, for those clients with a specific technology, or intellectual property objective we engage on a custom basis through our TechInsights Professional Services team -- Portelligent, Sanguine Microelectronics, and Semiconductor Insights.

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