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Innovators across SC named 2022 InnoVision Awards finalists

Jason Thomas //September 7, 2022//

Innovators across SC named 2022 InnoVision Awards finalists

Jason Thomas //September 7, 2022//

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Innovators from a broad swath of industries across South Carolina have been named finalists for the 2022 InnoVision Awards.

Eighteen organizations in six categories represent an array of sectors, big and small, from across South Carolina’s innovation economy.

The InnoVision Awards honor South Carolina individuals and organizations for impactful innovations under development in South Carolina within the last 18 months, according to an InnoVision Awards news release.

Next year year marks the 25th anniversary of the InnoVision Awards.

All finalists will be recognized during the InnoVision 2022 Meet the Finalists Series sponsored by the South Carolina Research Authority, according to the release. The series will be held virtually at 4 p.m. on three consecutive Tuesdays: Sept. 20, Sept. 27, and Oct. 4. Each event will feature finalists in two award categories. The series is open the public and are free to those who register in advance by clicking here.

InnoVision’s annual awards program will culminate with the virtual Annual Awards Celebration on Nov. 15, the release stated. During the Awards Celebration, InnoVision will showcase each finalist’s innovation with a video profile, announce the winner in each award category, and present two special awards: The Ibrahim Janajreh Young Innovator Award and the Dr. Charles Townes Individual Achievement Award. 

Here are the finalists:

Technology Development (sponsored by SC Tech, an initiative of South Carolina Council on Competitiveness)

  • Foresight Data Systems LLC (Columbia)
  • Laminaheat LLC (Greer)
  • Victory ExoFibres, LLC (Central)

Community Service

  • SC Digital Drive – South Carolina Broadband Office (Columbia)
  • Crisis Intercept Mapping for Service Members, Veterans and their Families (SMVF) Suicide Prevention (Pickens)
  • The Sophia Institute (Charleston)

Small Business

  • Advent Innovations (Columbia)
  • ASSET, LLC (Columbia)
  • Heartbeat Technologies (Mount Pleasant)

Education (sponsored by TTI Consumer Power Tools Inc.)

  • MedEx Academy – Prisma Health System (Greenville)
  • skillsgapp llc (Greenville)
  • Sprattronics Learning Lab (Greenville)

Technology Application (sponsored by DartPoints)

  • CyCrypt, LLC (West Columbia)
  • TTI Outdoor Power Equipment, Inc. (Anderson)
  • Zylo Therapeutics, Inc. (Greenville)

Sustainability (sponsored by Sonoco)

  • Clemson University Environmental Engineering & Earth Science Department (Clemson)
  • Performance Enhanced Delivery (Moore)
  • VBASE Oil Company (Pendleton)

Founded in 1999, InnoVision, is a grassroots, volunteer-led non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of innovation and technology in South Carolina, according to the release.