The World Technology Network (The WTN) announced today the names of the 50 corporate Finalists (in 10 categories) and 100 individual Finalists (in 20 categories) for the prestigious 2013 World Technology Awards, presented by the WTN in association with TIME, Fortune, CNN, Science/AAAS and
The World Technology Awards have been presented by the WTN since 2000, as a way to honor those in 20 different categories doing "the innovative work of the greatest likely long-term significance." Nominees for the 2013 World Technology Awards were selected by the WTN Fellows (winners and finalists from previous annual Award cycles in the individual Award categories) through an intensive, global process lasting many months.
The WTN is a curated membership community comprised of the world's most innovative individuals and organizations in science, technology, and related fields. The WTN and its members – those creating the 21st century – are focused on exploring what is imminent, possible, and important in and around emerging technologies.
The winners of the 2013 World Technology Awards will be announced during a ceremony at the historic
Most of the delegates to the Summit will be 2013 Award nominees, current WTN members (winners and finalists from previous Awards cycles), as well as other leaders from business, technology, and industry.
Clark continued, "Each year, this event gains momentum and prestige making a unique global platform to honor visionary contributions in the science and technology arenas. The World Technology Awards program is not only a very inspiring way to identify and honor the most innovative people and organizations in the technology world, but it also is a truly disciplined way for the WTN membership to identify those who will formally join them, as WTN Fellows and Corporate Members, and as part of our global community. By working to make useful connections among our members, we look forward to assisting in continuing to help create our collective future and change our world."
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