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 2015 East Bay Innovation Awards by joining us on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at the Fox Theater in Oakland. Sponsorships are still available. REGISTER HERE

Congratulations to the Finalists for the 2015 Innovation Awards!

Catalyst of the Year Award

Advanced Manufacturing
Bayer HealthCare

Clean Tech
Natel Energy, Inc.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories
Oakland Digital Arts and Literacy Center

Engineering and Design
Applied Spectra
Deep Ocean Exploration and Research

Blue Bottle Coffee
Community Grains

Information and/or Communications Technology
PhaseSpace, Inc.

Life Sciences
Abbott Diabetes Care


See the 2014 winners in these videos:

Innovation Starts Here   Youth Radio   Henry J Kaiser