2017 Most Innovative New Product Awards & Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

......... November 30th 2017
2017 Most Innovative New Product Awards and Entrepreneur Hall of Fame - Innovation Showcase and Awards Ceremony

San Diego's Most Exciting Night in innovation!

Join us for the 30th  Anniversary of the CONNECT Most Innovative New Product Awards! MIP is a CONNECT signature event that annually honors the celebrities of innovation along with groundbreaking new products launched within the past two years.

The evening's celebration will culminate with the official induction of Jay Flatley, Executive Chairman at Illumina, into the CONNECT Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

In addition to these awards, CONNECT will honor four renowned San Diego innovators. Those innovators are: Dick Atkinson, The CONNECT Founders Award; Joe Markee, The Duane Roth Award for Distinguished Contribution in Technology; Dr. Richard Lerner, The CONNECT Duane Roth Distinguished Contribution Award for Life Science Innovation; and Larry Bock, The CONNECT Duane Roth Distinguished Contribution Award for Life Science Innovation. Read more about our special honorees here.

Click Here to Meet the 2017 Finalists

2017 Inductee to CONNECT Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

Jay Flatley, Illumina

 

For a peek at the event, check out the 2016 video below!

2016 CONNECT Most Innovative New Product Awards Video from CONNECT San Diego on Vimeo.

Presenting Sponsor

Lead Sponsor - Technology

     

Supporting Sponsors

           
 
                 
 
          
 
                   
 
             
 
       
 
   

 

For information about sponsorship or more about the event, please contact Elizabeth Hobson, ehobson@connect.org (858) 964-1335

CONNECT’s Most Innovative New Product Awards annually honors San Diego’s celebrities of innovation along with groundbreaking new products launched and brought to market within the past two years. The Most Innovative New Product Awards is San Diego’s most exciting night in innovation - celebrating the best of the best, cutting edge technology in life science and technology products and recognizing the ingenuity and entrepreneurial determination that keeps San Diego at the forefront of innovation.

The Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Award recognizes individuals who have achieved distinction over the years for founding, leading or advancing a San Diego life sciences or technology-based business organization. Honorees have contributed to our region individually and, through their organizations, to the business sectors that shape our local economy and improve our quality of life. As CONNECT’s highest honor, the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame celebrates these individual success stories that continue to inspire future generations of innovators and entrepreneurs.