BANGALORE, INDIA: The India Semiconductor Association (ISA) announced the winners of Technovation Awards 2011.
These awards recognize innovation in technology companies in India and also honor visionaries in research and academics. Viswanathan Anand, Indian Chess Grandmaster and World Chess Champion felicitated the winners at the Awards ceremony.
Prof. Rao R Tummala of Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta is the winner of the prestigious ISA-UKTI Techno Visionary Award. Prof. Vikram Kumar, IIT Delhi is the recipient of the ISA-Webel Techno Mentor Award. E-Parisaraa, India’s first government authorized electronic wasted recycling company was awarded ‘The Start-up to watch’.
Other award winners included the following organizations:
Technovation 2011 winners:
Best Electronic Products of the Year:
Consumer Electronics Winner: SmartBox Family of Products; Suphalaam Technologies Ltd
Honorable Mention: 3G USB Datacard; Teracom Ltd
Energy/Solar: Winner: Solar PCU; Su-Kam Power Systems Ltd
Medical Electronics Winner: CIC101;Phoenix Medical Systems Pvt. Ltd
Honorable Mention: Device for detection of diabetic neuropathy; CGN Research Labs Pvt Ltd
Telecom Winner: TJ1600C; Tejas Networks Ltd
Other Categories: Winner: REVOLO Hybrid Electric Motor Solution; KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd and Bharat Forge Ltd
Honorable Mention: High Voltage Relay Driver ASIC for Space Applications; Bharat Electronics Ltd
Student Category: Vikas Singh, IIT Madras: Low power wide band A/D converter
Special Mention: MK Narang for being a serial innovator.
“The awards are an important focus area of ISA to promote domestic entrepreneurship and recognize our product companies” said Poornima Shenoy, President ISA.