Finalists Announced for 2018 Wisconsin Innovation Awards
Winners to be announced at public awards ceremony on October 3 in Madison
Madison— July 12, 2018 — Thirty-four companies and nonprofit organizations have been
selected as finalists for the 2018 Wisconsin Innovation Awards. In total, 357 businesses,
products and services from around the state were nominated. The finalists were determined by
a panel of 21 statewide industry experts, with winners to be announced on October 3, 2018 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, with ticket bundles currently
available for sale. The event begins at 5:30 pm with a reception, and continues with the awards
program at 6:30 pm. Ticket information and details are available at
The Wisconsin Innovation Awards Ceremony is presented by Alliant Energy, American Family
Insurance, Exact Sciences, First Business Bank, Green Clock Films, JP Cullen, Neider &
Boucher, Props Unlimited, Wipfli, and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, with
support from Envision IT, HealthX Ventures, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison, Madison Gas &
Electric, WARF, and Workloud.
2018 Wisconsin Innovation Awards Finalists:
Acme Nerd Games
Carex Consulting Group
Clean Beam, LLC
Doyenne Group, Inc.
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
Goods Unite Us, Inc.
Kohler Company WasteLAB
LAUNCH- School District of Elmbrook
MatchBack Systems Inc
http://matchbacksystems.com Green Bay
http://www.meliusoutcomes.com Whitefish Bay
Nano Red Biotechnology, LLC
P4 Infrastructure, Inc.
Photonic Cleaning Technologies,LLC
Rebalanced-Life Wellness Association
The Crafter Space, Brewery Incubator
The Mill Events
Trinity Gunshot Alarm System, LLC
About the Wisconsin Innovation Awards
The Wisconsin Innovation Awards (WIA) connects and showcases innovators throughout the
state of Wisconsin, across industries and organizations of all shapes and sizes.
By producing and providing educational media content, organizing a statewide network of
experts willing to mentor and support each other, and hosting events that highlight
groundbreaking work, WIA is building a lasting legacy of instruction inspired by Wisconsin’s
thinkers, makers, creators, and designers. WIA fosters innovation in this state and helps shine a
light on companies throughout the state that have transformational ideas.
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