The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) is pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 Tekne Awards are now open. The Tekne Awards recognize cutting-edge innovators in Minnesota’s science and technology ecosystem. Celebrating these innovators and the benefits these technology advances have made to Minnesota and the world is the reason MHTA has hosted the Tekne Awards since 1998.

Please share this news with your community and encourage tech innovators to apply for a Tekne Award by August 9. The Tekne Awards offer a valuable way for organizations to receive recognition for investing in innovation and to be celebrated by leading industries in Minnesota’s science and tech community. Apply for a Tekne Award today!

At this year’s November 20 Tekne Awards gala, MHTA will recognize recipients in 14 award categories:

VIBRANT TECH ECOSYSTEM

  1. Community Impact
  2. Workforce Development
  3. Startup

TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT ACCROSS INDUSTRIES

  1. Cybersecurity
  2. Cognitive Computing
  3. Cloud Computing
  4. Internet of Things
  5. Industry 4.0

INNOVATION in MINNESOTA’S LEADING INDUSTRIES

  1. BioTech
  2. CleanTech
  3. AgTech
  4. MedTech
  5. EdTech
  6. FinTech

 

To learn more and apply, go to Tekne Awards.  MHTA will offer a webinar on June 27 to provide more detail on the Tekne application process.

For other questions regarding Tekne, please contact Claire Ayling at cayling@mhta.org.