Annual User Centered Product Design Award

No entry fee is charged for entering this award competition which recognizes your focus on the user during the product development cycle. Products of all types which are scheduled for commercial use within 1 year or have been on the market less than 3 years are eligible. The annual User Centered Product Design Award is given by the Product Design Technical Group of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). The winner receives $1,000 and the opportunity to present at a special session of the HFES 2017 Annual Meeting in October. Submission deadline is May 5th. By visiting you can see the Call for Nominations and past winners.


2017 InnoVision Technology Awards

The InnoVision Technology Awards Program is South Carolina's premier awards program, focused exclusively on celebrating and promoting technological innovation. InnoVision provides an opportunity for high visibility for inventors and entrepreneurs, as well as prestigious recognition for deserving organizations amid South Carolina's technical & business community.

Finalists within six categories will be honored at a special reception held in September. Each finalist will be featured in a video to be presented during the 19th Annual InnoVision Awards Dinner in November.

Applications can be downloaded or completed via our website at, and will be received through Friday, May 12, 2017.



ProductCampRTP is a community that features fun, laid back unconferences where participants share knowledge about product management, marketing, innovation and new product development. The most recent ProductCampRTP on April 22nd featured keynote speaker Marshall Brain. Marshall is a serial entrepreneur, NC State professor, and founder of More fun to come! Stay tuned for the next event in September 2017.

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