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Posted on: October 12, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Edison Awards Call for Nominations

2021 Edison Awards Nominate your innovation reduced fees end October 30 2020 Gold Silver Bronze

The Edison Best New Product Awards™ is an annual competition honoring excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design, and innovation. Past winners have included Fortune 500s, small start-ups, and everything in between. The value of an Edison Award™ is powerful in terms of its ability to boost recognition and market visibility. A finalist status delivers an affirmation of superior quality— a confirmation that can reach customers in a way that marketing and advertising alone cannot.

Nominations are now open! Businesses are encouraged to visit and review the award evaluation criteria and categories to determine whether the product or service they wish to nominate would be an appropriate recipient of an Edison Award.


Evaluation Criteria 

  • Concept Opportunity, conception, method, and development
  • Value Need/desire, differentiation, cost, and advantage
  • Delivery Message, engagement, availability, and achievement
  • Impact Sustainability, social responsibility, and potential
  • The innovative product or service must be launched and available to end-users between July 1, 2019 and February 28, 2021



  • Aeronautical Innovation 
  • Commercial Technology 
  • Consumer Goods
  • COVID-19 Innovations
  • Critical Human Infrastructure, Water, Energy and Telecommunications 
  • Education 
  • Engineering & Materials Science 
  • Innovative Services 
  • Living & Working Environments 
  • Manufacturing, Logistics, and Transportation 
  • Personal Technology 
  • Science, Medical & Dental 
  • Social Innovation 
  • Sustainability

Entry Fees

  • Early Bird Entry Fees(through October 30, 2020) 
    • Corporate $1095
    • Non-Profit $600
    • Student Innovator $150
  • Entry Fees(October 31 – November 30, 2020) 
    • Corporate $1395 
    • Non-Profit $800 
    • Student Innovator $250


All completed nominations will be reviewed by the members of the Edison Awards Steering Committee as well as an ad hoc panel of professionals, all of whom are senior executives with diverse marketing, scientific and business backgrounds who are recognized experts in their fields. Upon conclusion of this primary review process, a ballot of Finalists is prepared. The Panel of Judges, comprised of over 3,000 senior business executives and academics, review the ballot of Finalists and choose the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners. Winners will be announced in Spring 2021.


To enter, click here.

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