Each year the Tekne Awards shine a spotlight on Minnesota’s technology industry. Drawing over 1,000 attendees, including our state’s most influential businesses, political leaders and individuals, the Tekne Awards honor advancement in technology areas including advanced manufacturing, information and lifesciences. Find out more at Tekne Awards.
2013 DATES TO REMEMBER
- June 1: Tekne Award Applications Open
- July 15: Application Deadline
- September : Finalists Announced at MHTA Fall Networking Event
- November 1: Tekne Awards Celebration, Registration will open August 1.
Technology companies and individuals doing business in Minnesota, as well as Non-Profit or Higher Education institutions are eligible to apply. The majority of the work and team, for which the application is being submitted, must be Minnesota-based.
Applicants will designate either “Small & Growing” category or “Established” category for most awards. Read more about the categories on our Award Categories page.
Small & Growing Companies – must be less than $50 Million in revenue. Companies should exemplify an entrepreneurial spirit and strive for economic growth through technology development and/or application.
Established Companies – must be over $50 Million in revenue. Those eligible include a company or division of a company whose entrepreneurial culture, success and contribution to Minnesota’s technology-based economy exemplifies the best of Minnesota’s technology community.