This award recognizes an individual, team, company, or organization that has created an innovative and proven new technology product, service, process, or solution.
Nominee should reflect one or more of the following criteria:
- The innovation can include, but is not limited to, technology advances in manufactured goods, devices, or equipment; programs or applications; software; data management; electronic communications; cyber security; information/knowledge systems; networks; and/or mission operations.
- The innovation must have a track record of being a proven technology advance in government, non-profit, or industry.
- The innovation has specifically demonstrated the ability to save lives and/or significantly improve field operations/logistics/mission systems in military or civilian environments.