2014 R&D Banquet and Awards Presentation

High Rollers of Science & Technology Honored at 2014 R&D 100 Awards

The 52nd Annual R&D 100 Banquet and Awards Presentation, honoring the 2014 winners, took place at the Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, on Friday, November 7, 2014.

Expert-led Technology Leadership Panel Discussions

R&D 100 Awards Technology Leadership Panel Discussions

The 52nd annual R&D 100 Awards event presented a series of panel discussions featuring today’s top technological minds revealing their secrets for innovation.

2015 R&D Awards Entries Now Open!

Winning an R&D 100 Award provides a positive marketing boost to many new technology innovations, that important initial push to compete in the marketplace.

2014 R&D 100 Award Winners Announced

R&D Magazine would like to congratulate all of the 2014 R&D 100 Award winners. Tim Studt, Editorial Director of R&D, and Beth Campbell, Chief Content Officer for Advantage Business Media, presented the winners with their honors at the 52nd annual event at the Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, on Friday, November 7, 2014.

Read the full story on this year's event here, including the presentation of the Scientist of the Year Award to Dr. Karl Deisseroth, the D. H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford Univ., and the Innovator of the Year Award to Prof. Hugh Herr, the head of the Biomechatronics research group at the MIT Media Lab.

Click here to see the full list of 2014 R&D 100 Award winners.

To see the complete list of past R&D 100 Award winners please click here.


Call for 2015 Entries

The R&D 100 Awards have a 50+ year history of recognizing excellence in innovation, earning the name: the “Oscars of Invention”. Winning an R&D 100 Award provides a positive marketing boost to many new technology innovations, that important initial push to compete in the marketplace. The awards not only recognize the efforts of the development team and partners. The award provides a mark of excellence known to industry, government, and consumers. The R&D 100 Award tells potential customers that the product has successfully competed against other new technologies in open competition.

Complete the Entry Form and submit your product today!

Call for Judges, 2015 R&D 100 Awards

The editors of R&D Magazine rely on experts like you, who volunteer your time and knowledge to help find the 100 best high-technology products of the year. We need the input of individuals who are proficient in a wide array of scientific disciplines. If you are a scientist, researcher, instructor or engineer, chances are good you will be able to contribute to our competition.

If you are interested, please download the Judges Application Form and return it to us at rdeditors@advantagemedia.com by
February 27, 2015.

2015 R&D 100 Awards Judges Application Form

Now Easier to Enter!

We have completely overhauled the entry form and simplified it. There are now fewer questions to answer and shorter responses to fill out, all of which means substantially less time required by you in the submission process.

The overall judging, quality and distinction of the R&D 100 Awards has not been diminished with these changes. It’s actually been enhanced, allowing our judging panel easier and faster access to your submissions and also allowing you to be more thoughtful in your entries.

The deadline for entries is April 20, 2015. This year’s awards will be presented at our Gala Awards Banquet on Friday evening, November 13, 2015 in the Octavius Ballroom at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada—an entirely new, exciting venue for our awards with more surprises to be announced along the way.

For more details and to obtain the new Entry Form visit our How to Enter page.

Marketing Opportunities

As a 2014 R&D 100 Award winner, there's still time to order your customized plaque commemorating your achievement.

Don't be fooled, order the OFFICIAL R&D 100 plaques by clicking on the button below.


For more information on a variety
of marketing opportunities as
well as our standard personalized
or customized plaques,
commemorative issues and
NEW R&D branded merchandise,
click here.

For any questions, contact your R&D 100 Representative.

Commemorative Issues Available

Don't forget to order your copies of the 2014 R&D 100 Awards Commemorative Issue! Copies of the R&D Magazine's special R&D 100 issue are a great keepsake for team members and great marketing tool for winning companies.

Contact your R&D sales representative or click here to order directly online.