EDPA imerge Innovation Awards

The EDPA imerge Innovation Awards celebrate innovation achievements occurring across the state. Innovation can happen anywhere – it can happen in a machine shop, in a lab, in emerging and traditional industries, or in rural areas and in metros.

EDPA 2018 imerge Innovation Award Categories

Business Awards: We understand organizations come in different shapes and sizes, and that’s why we will award companies based on organizational structure. Nominees will be able to select award categories that complement an organization’s size and maturity. The awards highlight the entrepreneurial spirit of startups, small businesses, corporations, and manufacturing entities. 

Individual Awards: The awards will recognize multiple individuals within the innovation ecosystem. From Young Professionals to Lifetime Achievement and everything in-between, the awards will highlight individuals who make an impact in Alabama’s innovation success.


Mary Hope Garmon