Technical.ly Baltimore

Rise Conference:
Talk Civic Tech and Innovation at Rise, a new event brought to you by Technical.ly, Oct. 22-24

Business

Apr. 17, 2014 10:45 am

Nine finalists picked for TEDCO’s 4th annual ICE Awards

Nine finalists have been selected in the fourth annual ICE Awards -- that's Innovation, Corporate Excellence and Entrepreneurship -- by the Maryland Technology Development Corporation.

Attendees at a previous TEDCO ICE awards ceremony

Nine finalists have been selected in the fourth annual ICE Awards — that’s Innovation, Corporate Excellence and Entrepreneurship — by the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO).

Here are the finalists in each of the categories, from the TEDCO press release:

Innovation

  • Diagnostic Biochips – Fast-response chemical sensing technology created by Diagnostic Biochips can be used to make medical devices and implants “smart” by providing information on biological activity.
  • Rehabtics – Rehabtics is an online rehabilitation system that uses gaming technology to enable patients to follow and conduct rehabilitation training in engaging virtual environments. (Read Technical.ly Baltimore’s coverage here.)
  • Woofound – Creator of Explore, an application that uses a “visual personality assessment” to recommend career paths based on users’ responses to a series of images. (Read Technical.ly Baltimore’s coverage here.)

Corporate Excellence

  •  CSA Medical – Specializing in spray cryotherapy technologies, CSA Medical developed truFreeze®, which freezes and removes bodily tissues in general surgery with or without an endoscope.
  • i-Lighting – Providing LED lighting solutions that create secure, lasting and attractive environments both indoors and outdoors.
  • Looking Glass – Developers of information architecture, Looking Glass’s platforms enable users to asses and manage threat intelligence, monitor ecosystems and support decision-making.

Entrepreneurship

  • Casey Eitner, senior vice president, Noble Life Sciences – A contract research organization operated by scientists, Noble Life Sciences helps develop drugs, including in-vivo and in-vitro specialized models.
  • Greg Merril, CEO, Brain Sentry – Developers of an innovative helmet-mounted sensor that helps coaches identify athletes that should be assessed for a concussion. (Read Technical.ly Baltimore’s coverage here.)
  • Wayne Swann, managing partner and founder, CrispTek – Creators of Choice Batter,a line of gluten-free low-oil absorbing edibles that use a special blend of rice flour to make tasty, allergy-friendly foods.
-30-
Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist in Philadelphia and the former lead reporter for Technical.ly Baltimore. Before moving to Philadelphia in June 2014, he was a contributing writer to Baltimore City Paper and a Tech Check commentator for WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore city’s National Public Radio affiliate. He has written for The Atlantic, Outside, Richmond magazine, Washington City Paper, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore Style magazine, Next City, Grist.org, The Atlantic Cities, and elsewhere.

Profile   /   @ajzaleski   /   Send an email
Advertisement