Designed to recognize a wide range of technological breakthroughs, new products, inventions and services by individuals, companies and organizations around the world, the Awards also cover biotech-medical, broadcast/satellite, computing systems, e-commerce, energy/environment, materials and other base technologies, media/entertainment, network/Internet technologies/broadband, security and privacy, semiconductors/electronics, software, transportation and wireless.
Judging is undertaken by an independent panel, with each entry judged on its own merits. Winners from each category are then put forward for judges to select the overall Gold, Silver and Bronze winners for the competition.
Winners will be featured in an editorial special to be published in all editions of The Wall Street Journal--including The Wall Street Journal Online at WSJ.com--on Sept. 11, 2006. An awards ceremony will take place at Dow Jones VentureWire's Emerging Ventures conference in San Jose, California on Oct. 17, 2006.
Further information about entry criteria for the Awards and lists of previous winners are available at http://www.dowjones.com/innovation/. Entry forms are available online at http://www.dowjones.com/innovation/ei_innov_form.html. Alternatively, a Word form is available by sending an email to Innovation@wsj.com. The deadline for entries is Friday June 9, 2006
About The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal, the flagship publication of Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ; www.dowjones.com), is the world's leading business publication. Founded in 1889, The Wall Street Journal has a print and online circulation of nearly 2.1 million, reaching the nation's top business and political leaders, as well as investors across the country. Holding 31 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism, the Journal seeks to help its readers succeed by providing essential and relevant information, presented accurately and fairly, from an authoritative and trusted source. The Wall Street Journal print franchise has more than 600 journalists world-wide, part of the Dow Jones network of nearly 1,900 business and financial news staff. Other publications that are part of The Wall Street Journal franchise, with total circulation of 2.7 million, include The Wall Street Journal Asia, The Wall Street Journal Europe and The Wall Street Journal Online at WSJ.com, the largest paid subscription news site on the Web. In 2005, the Journal was ranked No. 1 in BtoB's Media Power 50 for the sixth consecutive year.
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