2012 InnoVision Award Finalists Announced!

2012 InnoVision Award Finalists Announced

The InnoVision Awards Program is dedicated to recognizing and honoring businesses, individuals and organizations in South Carolina’s Upstate and Greater Midlands for demonstrating significant advancements in the areas of innovation and technological progress.  The panel of judges has selected the 2012 Innovision Award Finalists.

The InnoVision Advisory Board announced today the finalists for the 2012 InnoVision Awards.  This year’s finalists include:

Technology Development

  • Milliken and Company
  • Proterra, Inc.
  • Sealed Air Corporation

Technology Application

  • Milliken and Company
  • Sealed Air Corporation
  • Techtronics Industries North America
Innovation In Education
  • Clemson University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
  • Clemson University, Social  Media Listening Center
  • SC GSSM Foundation

Small Enterprise

  • CardioMed
  • AssureFit
  • VidiStar, LLC
  • Zike, LLC


  • Climax Global Energy, Inc.
  • J.B. Martin Company
  • RockinBoat, LLC (Teknikem)
  • The Technology Consortium, Ltd.

Community Service

  • Engenius
  • Greenville County Library System

The panel of judges that selected the finalists are a distinguished group of individuals that come from outside the State of South Carolina and are representative of a cross-section of background and experiences.

Winners are named at the 2012 InnoVision Awards Dinner at the TD Convention Center on November 7, 2012.  The achievements of finalists and winners will be highlighted throughout the evening.  The recipient of the Dr. Charles Townes Award will also be announced at the annual Awards Dinner.

The community may RSVP for the Awards dinner by emailing Kathy Ham kham@mcnair.net or by phoning(864) 552-9345.

About InnoVision:
 InnoVision was founded in 1999 and is presented by McNair Law Firm, P.A.  InnoVision is dedicated to the advancement of technology in the Upstate and Greater Midlands through communication, education and recognition of the spirit of innovation and technological progress.  Through its annual awards program, InnoVision recognizes and honors Upstate and Greater Midlands businesses, individuals and organizations that have demonstrated significant advancements in these areas.  InnoVision also hosts forums throughout the year, providing participants with an opportunity to learn about key advancements, innovation and leading edge technologies.  For more information about InnoVision, visit http://www.innovisionaward.org.

About Greenville Marketing Lab:  Greenville Marketing Lab partners, Wendy Lynam and Martha Winebarger, are bringing online and offline together — face to face — to connect on the local level. We are passionate about helping local businesses develop successful and innovative strategies to help build their brand, improve their sales and meet their objectives. Wendy and Martha are proud to serve on the advisory board of InnoVision.