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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 of a TEDCO ICE awards ceremony.

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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.

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