The InnoVision Awards Program is dedicated to recognizing and honoring businesses, individuals and organizations in South Carolina’s Upstate and Greater Midlands (through 2013) for demonstrating significant advancements in the areas of innovation and technological progress. The judges panel selected the following 2013 InnoVision Award Recipients:

Technology Development – VidiStar, LLC

Technology Application sponsored by Immedion, LLC – Selah Genomics Inc.

Innovation in Education sponsored by Techtronic Industries North America, Inc. (TTI) – VU Room, LLC

Small Enterprise sponsored by SCLaunch! –  Sabai Technology LLC,

Sustainability sponsored by Sealed Air Corporation –  Sensor Electronic Technology.

Community Service sponsored by McNair Law Firm, P.A. –  Network Controls and Electric, Inc.

The Ibrahim Janajreh Young Innovator Program sponsored by Michelin North America – Two groups of students were honored this year – The Pickens County Career and Technology Center Mechatronics

Charles Towns Individual Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by A.T. Locke – Dr. Henry Schirmer

The independent judging panel includes a distinguished group of individuals that come from outside the state of South Carolina and are representative of a cross-section of background and experiences. Winners were named at the 2013 InnoVision Awards Dinner at the TD Convention Center on November 14, 2013.