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You don’t need to look hard or long to find stories about tech companies in Pittsburgh in the news. From self-driving cars to delivering the first payload from Latin America to the moon, Pittsburgh tech makes the news–and that’s just the stories for the last four days. Now, you have the opportunity to recognize the best companies in our region’s ever-growing and evolving tech sectors by making a nomination for the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Tech 50 Awards. The awards honor southwestern Pennsylvania’s most successful and visionary technology companies. Tech 50 awards aim to “represent transformative technology centers of excellence with tech companies at all stages of growth.”

If you’d like to celebrate tech in Pittsburgh , you can nominate your own company or nominate a deserving company. It can be any regional tech company that is leading the way in its industry space. But, please note that nominations are due by Friday, June 12, 2015. The winners will be announced at Pittsburgh’s biggest technology awards ceremony and party on October 29, 2015 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown.

Categories include:

  • Start Up of the Year
  • CEO of the Year
  • Solution Provider of the Year
  • Culture Leader of the Year
  • Innovator of the Year Categories: (4 Awards)
    – Health Information Technology: Applications and Solutions
    – Advanced Manufacturing / Materials, Energy and Environmental Technology
    – Life Sciences (Medical Devices, Therapeutics, Drug Discovery/Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Services)
    – Consumer Products and Services

To learn more about these awards or to make a nomination, please click here.


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