Accepting Tech Innovator Award Nominations

Winner to be announced at COFES 2006

BETHESDA, MD February 1, 2006™, the leading information site for the CAD, AEC, GIS, EDA and PLM industries, today announced that nominations are being accepted for the 2006 Tech Innovator Award. Nominations can be submitted at anytime but must be received by March 10, 2006 to be eligible for the COFES 2006 award ceremony. The winner of the award will be announced at COFES 2006 on April 20-23, 2006. believes that innovation in engineering technology market is a key to continued growth and wealth generation in the market. This web site, which provides current and historical news and information across all the CAD industries, recognizes future technologies that may impact the industry. The award spotlights leading edge, but little-known, technologies that address key design needs and further the success of designers and engineers.

IPIFINIs Innovation Engine™, a proprietary database-driven software that generates, elaborates and drafts new product ideas, received the Innovator Award last year.

"We found that IPIFINI brought a new approach to an existing problem something that always tries to recognize,” said Rick Stavanja, editor of and CIO of Cyon Research. "The Innovator Awards are about giving new and unique ideas the recognition they deserve.”

IPIFINIs Innovation Engine will also be showcased at COFES 2006 as a highlight of the event named as Glimpses of the Innovate Button a major theme of COFES. More information can be found at

Candidate technologies must meet the following requirements:

The technology is recognized to provide a new approach to an existing problem or process
The technology has not been licensed or has not been widely promoted throughout the industry
The technology has the potential to move the industry forward

Submission details
A one page description of the technology may be sent for consideration to While entries are accepted year-round, nominations must be submitted by March 10, 2006 to be eligible for the COFES 2006 award ceremony. Nominations will be reviewed by Cyon Research and the winner will be announced at COFES 2006.

For more information on the Tech Innovator Award please contact:

Founded in 1999,™ is a search engine and information resource providing market news and industry commentary., published by Cyon Research Corporation, uses state-of-the-art technology to locate, organize, display, disseminate, and index CAD information.

About Cyon Research
Cyon Research Corporation is a provider of analysis and consulting for engineering technology markets. Cyon Research provides key information, research, analysis, and consulting to its clients worldwide. COFES: The Congress on the Future of Engineering Software is Cyon Research's primary event, and explores investments necessary today to take advantage of--and profit from--future technologies.™ is Cyon Research's Web-based research resource for market information, news, and industry commentary. Other Cyon Research publications include CADCAMNet, Engineering Automation Report™, both subscription newsletters providing insight, analysis, and reviews on technology specific to manufacturing disciplines.., Engineering Automation Report, CADCAMNet, and Cyon Research are trademarks of Cyon Research Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Published: Wednesday, February 01, 2006


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