Accepting Tech Innovator Award Nominations

Winner to be announced at COFES2005

BETHESDA, MD --™, the leading information site for the CAD, AEC, GIS, EDA and PLM industries, today announced that nominations are being accepted for the 2005 Tech Innovator Award. Nominations can be submitted at anytime but must be received by February 25, 2005 to be eligible for the COFES2005 award ceremony. The award will be announced at COFES2005 on April 14-17, 2005. 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.

Iced*CAD from QSSolutions -- Engineered Systems Group LLC, now Deligo Technologies, received the Innovator Award last year.

"Last year, Iced*CAD characterized the kind of novel technology that has the potential to influence the CAD industry for the better," said Rick Stavanja, editor of and CIO of Cyon Research. "The Innovator Awards are about giving smaller companies with great ideas the recognition they deserve."

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

A one page description of the technology may be sent for consideration to While entries are accepted year-round, nominations must be submitted by February 25, 2005 to be eligible for the COFES2005 award ceremony. Nominations are will be reviewed by Cyon Research and the winner will be announced at COFES2005.

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; and™, a source of information on trends, new technologies, and market information for design technologies that address architecture and construction., 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: Thursday, December 16, 2004


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