THE WALL STREET JOURNAL SELECTS EIKOS AS A 2006 TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARD WINNER FOR ITS BREAKTHROUGH TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE COATINGS
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Judges evaluated technologies based on a breakthrough from conventional methods, over just incremental technology advancement. The judges, culled from industry, research and academia, reviewed the worldwide technology submissions in a variety of categories including: medicine and medical devices, wireless, security, consumer electronics, semiconductors and others for the awards, now in their sixth year.
More than 600 applications were screened. Of the 121 entries under their consideration, judges narrowed the list to 12 category winners and 37 runners-up.
“It is a significant honor and further validation of our breakthrough technology to receive the Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award,” says Joe Piché, CEO and founder of Eikos. “To be considered as a winner among some of the world’s best known global and leading edge corporations is a great accomplishment for our company, our employees, and our products.
Last year, Eikos received the coveted R&D 100 Award, presented annually by R&D Magazine to recognize the ‘Most Technologically Significant New Products & Processes of the Year.’
Eikos, Inc. is a developer and manufacturer of highly
transparent carbon nanotube inks and conductive coatings for use in solar
cells, flat panel displays, OLED lighting, smart windows and other established
markets. Eikos’ patented Invisicon®
transparent conductors (‘nanowires’) will enable high volume, low cost,
and environmentally friendly production of a flexible and more durable
conductive coating technology that will displace Indium Tin Oxide (ITO), Zinc
Oxide, PEDOT/PSS, and other transparent conductors. A privately held
company headquartered in
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