Centric Innovation Network has named Purdue University President Mitch Daniels the winner of the 2013 Excellence in Innovation Award. The organization says the honor is in recognition of Daniels' “focus on innovation” as governor and Purdue president. August 11, 2014

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Centric, Indy’s Innovation Network, announced today the winners of the 2014 Indiana Innovation Awards. After receiving a record number of nominations, an executive panel of judges sorted and analyzed nearly 100 entries to narrow the winners down to just 10 innovative Indiana based companies.

The official 2014 Indiana Innovation Award winners are:

-Apprentice University, Inc.- Apprentice University

-Artrageous with Nate, LLC- Artrageous with Nate interactive TV/web series

-GrinOn Industries- Bottoms Up Beer Dispensing System

-Delta Faucet- Temp20 Technology

-hc1.com- Hc1 Relationship Cloud

-Indianapolis Zoo- Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center

-Loxa Beauty- Loxa Beauty e-commerce platform

-NICO Corporation- NICO BrainPath

-PERQ- FATWIN technology

-PrecisionHawk- PrecisionHawk UAV platform

Indiana Innovation Award winners will be recognized at this year’s Day of Innovation conference at the Hilbert Circle Theatre on August 28, 2014. The Day of Innovation is the only event of its kind in Indiana and attracts leaders and practitioners from all sectors and backgrounds.

Now in its fourth year, The Indiana Innovation Awards strive to recognize innovation and excellence throughout the state of Indiana. Eligible organizations must have a significant presence in Indiana and can be for-profit or not-for-profit, private or public, large or small.

To be considered, an organization should have launched a product or service in the past three years that has shown success and is considered innovative in its market. Past Indiana Innovation Awards winners include the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, TinderBox, Delta Faucet, Yikes, Brackets for Good, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and many others.

For more information please visit www.indianainnovationawards.com.

About Centric

Centric actively recognizes stories of successful innovation, increases members’ access to knowledge, skill sets, and resources, and strives to improve the success rate of innovation. Centric is building a thriving, innovation community because working together is the key to building a globally recognized network of innovation. Learn more at www.centricindy.org

Source: Centric

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