WSJ Calling All Tech Innovators For Awards Competition

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Overlooked for a Pulitzer this year? Not to worry: The Wall Street Journal‘s looking for creative tech leaders for its 2009 Technology Innovation Awards competition. The “best and brightest” will be featured in a WSJ report in October and honored at a Silicon Valley ceremony. According to the release, the awards are given annually for technological breakthroughs in areas such as medicine, software, Internet applications, wireless and consumer electronics.

Still not sure what innovation is? Their Web site spells it out for you.

Competition details after the jump:


Wall Street Journal Accepts Nominations for Annual Technology Innovation Awards Competition

Recipients Announced Oct. 12 in Special Journal Report

NEW YORK, April 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Wall Street Journal is now accepting applications for its 2009 Technology Innovation Awards competition through April 30.

The Technology Innovation Awards are given annually for technological breakthroughs in areas such as medicine, software, Internet applications, wireless and consumer electronics. Innovations can be in the form of new products, patents, inventions or services and should break conventional processes and go beyond marginal improvements in existing products and services.

The Journal invites companies, individuals and organizations world-wide to apply for the awards. Winners will be chosen by an independent panel of judges and will be featured in a Journal Report scheduled to run on Oct. 12, 2009.

For more information or a nomination form, please go to www.dowjones.com/innovation.