Winners to be announced at public awards ceremony on August 16 in Madison

MADISON, Wis. — July 8, 2016 — Thirty-five companies and nonprofit organizations have been selected as finalists for the 2016 Wisconsin Innovation Awards. In total, 186 businesses, products and services from around the state were nominated. The finalists were determined by a panel of 17 statewide industry experts, with winners to be announced on August 16, 2016 at an awards ceremony at the Wisconsin Union Theater in Madison. Nominations spanned all parts of Wisconsin, represented large, medium and small companies, startups, established businesses, and nearly all industries.

The Wisconsin Innovation Awards Ceremony is open to the public and tickets are available for $20 each. The event begins at 5:30 pm with a reception, and continues with the awards program at 7:00 pm. The ceremony will include a keynote by Steve Hannah. Ticket information and details are available at

The Wisconsin Innovation Awards Ceremony is presented by American Family Insurance and Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, and supported by Neider & Boucher, Exact Sciences, Baird, First Business Bank, JP Cullen, Props Unlimited, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and JAMF Software.

2016 Wisconsin Innovation Awards Finalists:

Alorium Technology (XLR8)Eau Claire
Angio360 Diagnostics LLCWauwatosa
Asto CT LLC (Equina)Madison
Breakthrough FuelGreen Bay
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
(CHW Community Engagement Initiative)
ClassmunityWhitefish Bay
Complete Filtration Resources, Inc.Marshfield
Complete Phytochemical Solutions, LLC Cambridge
EatStreetSun Prairie
Engineered Propulsion Systems Inc.New Richmond
EnsoData, Inc (EnsoSleep)Madison
ETF Model Solutions, LLC (
FloraSeq LLC (FS-0809)Waukesha
Health eFilingsMadison
Isomark (Energy Balance)Madison
Lynx Biosciences, LLC (MicroC3)Madison
Master Lock (Master Lock Bluetooth Padlock)Oak Creek
Montage (Video and Voice Interviewing)Delafield
NanoAffix Science LLCWhitefish Bay
Phoenix Nuclear Labs, LLCMonona
Rabble LLC (MUSICat)Madison
SmartUQ LLC (SmartUQ Software)Madison
Snotco, LLC (‘SnotTape™)Oshkosh
Square Harvest IncMadison
The CommonsMilwaukee
United Way of Dane County (The HIRE Initiative)Madison
Victory Garden Initiative (Great Milwaukee Victory Garden BLITZ)Milwaukee
WeightUp SolutionsMadison

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About the Wisconsin Innovation Awards
Led by a steering committee of business, community and entrepreneurial leaders, the WIA hopes to encourage an even greater environment of innovation by bringing innovators together from various business sectors (e.g. tech, food, healthcare, agriculture, nonprofits, education, government), and from throughout the state of Wisconsin.

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