2019 OREGON TECHNOLOGY AWARD NOMINATION
Opens Oct 31 2018 12:00 AM (PDT)
Deadline Feb 1 2019 05:00 PM (PST)
Description

Nominations may be submitted in more than one award category and you do not have to be a member of the TAO to apply or to win. All information provided on this form will be kept confidential by the Award Selection Committee. 

Questions? Please email Rylee O'Brien at rylee.obrien@techoregon.org.

Oregon Technology Awards Overview
Celebrating excellence and achievement in the region's technology industry and honors eight companies for their accomplishments, leadership, and commitment to the community and industry. 

All technology sectors are eligible, including systems, hardware, and communications software, internet, mobile and other application companies, technology service companies, biotechnology, medical device, and other life science companies, and environmental science and energy companies.

Furthermore, companies from industries not traditionally characterized as technology companies, are also eligible if they have an extraordinary commitment to innovation or using technology within their fields. The company award categories will be based on the size of a company, not an industry segment.

Eligible companies wishing to be considered for any of the awards below must complete, to the best of their ability, the requisite application form, and be available to answer additional questions that may arise from the Awards Selection Committee (ASC).


2019 TECHNOLOGY COMPANY OF THE YEAR (By Revenue)

Eligibility Requirements
Presented to companies headquartered in Oregon or SW Washington, who have had a significant impact on Oregon’s technology industry in the past year including financial, employment and community factors.

Categories
Pre-Revenue
Emerging (up to $3M)
Rising Star ($3 - $20M)
Growth ($20 - $100M)
Enterprise ($100M and more)

Nomination Criteria:
- Companies must derive the majority of their revenue through sales of products or services that would be considered technology based. As examples, this would specifically include, but is not limited to the fields of integrated circuits, computing systems and subsystems, software, internet services, display devices, and telecommunications equipment and services.
- Service providers, even those who provide services to companies in the technology field, are not specifically eligible unless they also qualify under the above definition.


2019 NON-HEADQUARTERED

Eligibility Requirements
Presented to the company that has a presence in Oregon via division and/or wholly owned subsidiary that has had a significant impact on Oregon’s technology industry in the past year including financial, employment and community factors.

Nomination Criteria:
- Companies will be judged based on their operations and results of the local organization and must derive the majority of their revenue through sales of products or services that would be considered technology based. As examples, this would specifically include, but is not limited to the fields of integrated circuits, computing systems and subsystems, software, internet services, display devices, and telecommunications equipment and services.
- Service providers, even those who provide services to companies in the technology field, are not specifically eligible unless they also qualify under the above definition.
- Eligible companies wishing to be considered for any of the above awards must complete, to the best of their ability, the requisite application form, and be available to answer additional questions that may arise from the Awards Selection Committee (ASC). 


2019 MOST DISRUPTIVE

Eligibility Requirements
Presented to the company that has been a true catalyst within their industry and proven their ability to disrupt the established way of doing things.

Nomination Criteria:
- Companies must be headquartered in Oregon or SW Washington or have the majority of their revenue generated from activities within the region.
- A major division or business unit of a company headquartered elsewhere may also apply, in which case they will be judged based on their operations and results of the local organization.

Apply

2019 OREGON TECHNOLOGY AWARD NOMINATION


Nominations may be submitted in more than one award category and you do not have to be a member of the TAO to apply or to win. All information provided on this form will be kept confidential by the Award Selection Committee. 

Questions? Please email Rylee O'Brien at rylee.obrien@techoregon.org.

Oregon Technology Awards Overview
Celebrating excellence and achievement in the region's technology industry and honors eight companies for their accomplishments, leadership, and commitment to the community and industry. 

All technology sectors are eligible, including systems, hardware, and communications software, internet, mobile and other application companies, technology service companies, biotechnology, medical device, and other life science companies, and environmental science and energy companies.

Furthermore, companies from industries not traditionally characterized as technology companies, are also eligible if they have an extraordinary commitment to innovation or using technology within their fields. The company award categories will be based on the size of a company, not an industry segment.

Eligible companies wishing to be considered for any of the awards below must complete, to the best of their ability, the requisite application form, and be available to answer additional questions that may arise from the Awards Selection Committee (ASC).


2019 TECHNOLOGY COMPANY OF THE YEAR (By Revenue)

Eligibility Requirements
Presented to companies headquartered in Oregon or SW Washington, who have had a significant impact on Oregon’s technology industry in the past year including financial, employment and community factors.

Categories
Pre-Revenue
Emerging (up to $3M)
Rising Star ($3 - $20M)
Growth ($20 - $100M)
Enterprise ($100M and more)

Nomination Criteria:
- Companies must derive the majority of their revenue through sales of products or services that would be considered technology based. As examples, this would specifically include, but is not limited to the fields of integrated circuits, computing systems and subsystems, software, internet services, display devices, and telecommunications equipment and services.
- Service providers, even those who provide services to companies in the technology field, are not specifically eligible unless they also qualify under the above definition.


2019 NON-HEADQUARTERED

Eligibility Requirements
Presented to the company that has a presence in Oregon via division and/or wholly owned subsidiary that has had a significant impact on Oregon’s technology industry in the past year including financial, employment and community factors.

Nomination Criteria:
- Companies will be judged based on their operations and results of the local organization and must derive the majority of their revenue through sales of products or services that would be considered technology based. As examples, this would specifically include, but is not limited to the fields of integrated circuits, computing systems and subsystems, software, internet services, display devices, and telecommunications equipment and services.
- Service providers, even those who provide services to companies in the technology field, are not specifically eligible unless they also qualify under the above definition.
- Eligible companies wishing to be considered for any of the above awards must complete, to the best of their ability, the requisite application form, and be available to answer additional questions that may arise from the Awards Selection Committee (ASC). 


2019 MOST DISRUPTIVE

Eligibility Requirements
Presented to the company that has been a true catalyst within their industry and proven their ability to disrupt the established way of doing things.

Nomination Criteria:
- Companies must be headquartered in Oregon or SW Washington or have the majority of their revenue generated from activities within the region.
- A major division or business unit of a company headquartered elsewhere may also apply, in which case they will be judged based on their operations and results of the local organization.

Apply
Opens
Oct 31 2018 12:00 AM (PDT)
Deadline
Feb 1 2019 05:00 PM (PST)