East Bay Innovation Awards

What is it?

The East Bay Innovation Awards celebrates the cutting-edge innovators in business that make the East Bay one of the preeminent regions of innovation in the nation.

The East Bay Economic Development Alliance along with the San Francisco Business Times celebrate and award companies that most contribute to the East Bay's culture of innovation. The Awards will produce a prestigious cohort of award recipients each year and will also make a special effort to recognize the up-and-coming innovators who will have opportunities to be leaders in the East Bay in future years.

Find out who next year's winners will be at the 2016 East Bay Innovation Awards by joining us on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the Fox Theater in Oakland. Sponsorships are still available.

Congratulations to the Finalists for the 2016 Innovation Awards!

Catalyst of the Year Award
Delta Diablo Sanitation District (Western Recycled Water Coalition) - Antioch, CA
Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory (CalCharge) - Berkeley, CA

Advanced Manufacturing
Emerald Packaging - Union City, CA
Inland Metal Technologies - Hayward, CA

Clean Tech
Finelite - Union City, CA
Motiv Power Systems - Hayward, CA

Hack the Hood - Oakland, CA
The Bread Project - Berkeley, CA

Engineering and Design
Energy Recovery - San Leandro, CA
Sila Nanotechnologies - Alameda, CA

Core Foods - Oakland, CA
OCHO Candy - Oakland, CA

Information and/or Communications Technology
Callidus Cloud - Dublin, CA
Clef - Oakland, CA

Life Sciences
Caribou Biosciences - Berkeley, CA
Ekso Bionics - Richmond, CA

The University of California, Berkeley is the 2016 Legacy Award Honoree!


See the 2015 winners in these videos:

2015 Innovation Awards   The Clorox Company Legacy Award