From organizations that have worked for many years to build infrastructure in emergency settings, to ventures on the journey to launch new hardware, Impact.Engineered celebrates innovators shaping the future of global development.
Check out this year's nominees and join us on October 9 to meet these amazing innovators!
Taking hardware to market is difficult, some might even say hard. Our Hardware Trailblazer award recognizes ventures on their journey of successfully launching new hardware. We focus on excellence, passion, creativity, perseverance, and impact - recognizing progress at all stages of the product development cycle.
One day, this won’t be its own category anymore. For now, we believe it’s important to spotlight the women engineers and specialists committed to technology for good. Their contributions to the social sector have paved the way for future innovation and progress. This award celebrates their journey and our commitment to achieve gender equality.
Avery Bang, President & CEO, Bridges to Prosperity
Marisol Carillo, Front-end Developer, PODER - Project on Organizing, Development, Education & Research
Around 47% of the world population today has access to the internet, leaving almost 4 billion people unconnected. There are many organizations trying to come up with innovative and cutting edge solutions to bridge that gap. This award celebrates organizations that are devoted to connecting the unconnected, building infrastructure or alternative solutions.
Achieving the UN's Sustainable Development Goals requires support from organizations that understand and value the potential of technology-based solutions. This award celebrates the dedication and progressive agenda of companies committed to engineering a better future through their contributions to social impact.
Judge: Kalan Guiley, Manager, Boeing Commercial Airplanes & Sr. VP, ASME Public Affairs and Outreach
The Rising Star Award recognizes the achievements and potential of emerging leaders leveraging technology to achieve social impact. Nominated by our community of technology incubators and accelerators, these organizations are recognized for their potential future impact in the sector. It’s also the only IE award that you choose! Here’s a chance for you to show your love and support for the emerging leaders from NYC.