The regional technology companies making the largest national waves were named as finalists for the Pittsburgh Technology Council's 2013 Tech 50 Awards. Nominees for the annual prizes, which recognize some of the region's most outstanding innovators, were announced Saturday during a broadcast on TechVibe Radio 104.
In addition to acknowledging winners, this year's event, "2013 Tech 50 Spotlight: A Celebration of Innovation in Pittsburgh," will recognize companies at various stages of growth.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is a media sponsor for the Tech 50 Awards.
Winners will be announced Oct. 10 during the Tech 50 Awards Ceremony at the Wyndham Grand, Downtown.
This year's list of Tech 50 Awards Finalists are:
Advanced Manufacturer: Advantech US Inc, Clarion Industries, Industrial Scientific Corp.' IngMar Medical Ltd. and TMG Electronics Inc.
Application Developer: Confluence, LunaMetrics, Schell Games, Songwhale, Summa Technologies and TrueFit
Innovator of the Year: Aethon Inc., ATRP Solutions Inc., Iagnosis, Liquid X Printed Metals Inc., Mobile Aspects, Netronome, Qrono Inc. and Seegrid
Life Sciences: ALung Technologies, Circadiance LLC., Foundation Radiology Group, McKesson Automation Inc., Net Health, Neuro Kinetics Inc. and OMNYX LLC
Startup of the Year: C-leveled. Duolingo, Neya Systems LLC, NoWait Inc., Rhiza Labs LLC, Rinovum Women's Health Inc., Sequoia Waste Solutions LLC, SnapRetail, The Efficiency Network Inc. (TEN), threeRivers3D, WebKite and Wombat Security Technolgies Inc.
Tech Titan of the Year: Ansaldo STS USA, Ansys Inc, FedEx Ground and Teletracking Technologies Inc.
CEO of the Year: Ron Bianchini-Avere Systems; Giorgio Coraluppi-Compunetix/Chorus Call Inc., Pete DeComo-ALung Technologies, and Kraig McEwan-McKesson Automation Inc.
Solution Provider of the Year: AEC Group, Avere Systems, Epiphany Solar Water Systems, First Insight Inc., Newton Consulting LLC, RDX, Regulator and Quality Soutions LLC and SDLC partners LP.
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