Centric Names Innovation Award Winners

Greenville-based Techshot won for x-ray equipment for use in space. Greenville-based Techshot won for x-ray equipment for use in space.
INDIANAPOLIS -

An innovation think tank has named its 2015 Indiana Innovation Award winners. The companies and organizations will be recognized at Centric's Day of Innovation Conference next month at Butler University.

Centric says the awards honor individuals and organizations that are "successfully leading the innovation charge in our state."

This year's winners are:

Noblesville High School (Noblesville)  – Don Wettrick’s innovation class for students modeled after Google’s 20% time

Goodwill Education Initiatives (Indianapolis) – Excel Center adult education program for former dropouts to earn their diploma. It started in Indiana but has exploded across the US.

Greenlight.Guru (Indianapolis) – Quality management software that helps small medical device manufacturers navigate the compliance process and get to market faster

Sustainable Nutrition International (Carmel) – Nutra-Iso nutritional supplement derived from rice bran that can affordably remediate infant and child malnutrition in 3rd world environments

Sani Seal (Indianapolis) – Sani Seal toilet gasket that eliminates the need for a wax ring when installing a toilet

Extension Healthcare (Fort Wayne) - Extension Engage is a next generation alarm safety and event response platform used by hospitals to reduce alarm and nursing interruption fatigue

3D Parts and Manufacturing (Indianapolis) – 1st Maker Space is an after-school program for underprivileged students to learn design and 3D manufacturing processes

RDM Aquaculture (Fowler) – Non-capital-intensive system for shrimp farming that supplies post larval shrimp (PLS) to 18 of 25 existing shrimp farms in the US

Techshot (Greenville) - Bone Densitometer is the first X-Ray bone densitometer for use in space

  • Perspectives

    • What Do Customers Really Think of You?

      Ask a business owner how her customers think about the services they receive or the products they use, and you’ll hear comments like "they love us." But when a third party asks those customers the same question, the results can be eye-opening. I recently shared the story about developing a customer profile for a professional services firm that was eager to grow but lacked useful marketing intelligence about the business it was already handling. We helped them...

    More

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • Scotty's Brewhouse Files For Bankruptcy

      Indianapolis-based Scotty's Brewhouse has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company says the decision was "driven largely by the challenges of some specific locations and was necessary because of the way the company was structured corporately." As a result of the deal, Scotty's will close four of its restaurants by the end of the year. In a news release provided to Inside INdiana Business...

    • Indy Chamber Unveils Legislative Priorities

      The Indy Chamber has released its legislative agenda ahead of the 2019 Indiana General Assembly. Priorities include early childhood education, hate crimes legislation and an increase to the state's cigarette tax.

    • Shelbyville to Debut Giant Sculpture

      Officials in Shelbyville will this evening unveil a new art installation in the city's downtown. The city says the four-story, $150,000 sculpture known as Blue River - Wind, Rain and Water anchors its ongoing commitment to public art.

    • Dept. of Labor Honors Eleven Fifty

      Fishers-based Eleven Fifty Academy says it is the first in Indiana and one of just a few in the nation to be recognized by the U.S. Department of labor as a registered software development apprenticeship program. The department is taking part in a ceremonial signing with the academy this morning at Eleven Fifty's headquarters in Launch Fishers. Founder Scott Jones says, with tens of thousands of tech jobs available in Indiana, the designation shows Eleven Fifty is...

    • Indy Airport to Introduce New Airline

      Indianapolis International Airport will today host an event to welcome a new airline. Airport officials say the provider will add more routes to IND's growing roster of options. Earlier this month, the airport reported record-breaking traffic in the third quarter. IND said the more than 2.4 million passengers that passed through the airport in the third quarter of 2018 marked an 8 percent year-to-date increase over last year and the best third quarter in the facility's history.