ABOUT SVIEF INNOVATION AWARDS TOP 30

The Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum cordially invites individuals, companies, organizations and government agencies world-wide to apply for the 2017 SVIEF Top 30 Innovation Awards.

We’re looking for technological breakthroughs in areas such as AI+, Smart Technologies, VR/AR, Wearable Devices, 3D Printing, Robotics, Health-tech, New Energy, Software, Hardware/Semiconductor, and Other Emerging Technologies, etc. Innovations should go far beyond marginal improvements in existing products and services. Winners will be chosen by an independent panel of judges.


WHY APPLY

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  • Get advertised on SVIEF website and Newsletter with company introduction and logo
  • Enjoy the benefits of joining SVIEF Membership Club
  • Gain speaker and panelist opportunity on SVIEF stage and major events organized by SVIEF
  • Get access to SVIEF business matchmaking and networking events
  • Build connections with prestigious angel investors /VCs from both US and China
  • Build valuable and meaningful connections with the most influential business leaders in both China and the US
  • Gain exposure to international opportunities


HOW TO APPLY

Apply here  by filling out the form with any supporting documentation by Sep 10, 2017, 6 p.m. (PST).
 
Supporting documents are optional but recommended. Acceptable materials include research papers, examples of media coverage and testimonials from third-party sources or customers, short video presentations, etc.


EVALUATION CRITERIA

  • Does the project involves technology breakthroughs or pioneering ideas or process in its field?
  • Does it go beyond marginal improvements on things that already exists?
  • Will it have a wide impact and the potential of commercialization in its field or on future technology?

Key program dates

Application
deadline
Top 30 Winners' Announcement
Award Ceremony at the 7th SVIEF

Important note for Biotech/Medical applicants

Medical innovations requiring FDA approval in the U.S. (or the equivalent in other countries) should have received such approval before being submitted to this contest. We will not consider innovations that are still in clinical trials because the eventual outcome of the trials is unknown.
 
For full list of SVIEF 2016 Innovation Award Top 30, please visit here:
http://www.svief.org/2016/index.php/top30-list/
 
Contact:
For questions, please contact SVIEF at 1.650.567.9999, or at award@svief.org