The Tekne Awards were created to honor Minnesota companies and individuals who contribute groundbreaking technologies that improve lives. Past awards have been honored to more than 140 organizations and over 40 innovative leaders across the ecosystem of technology.

Annual award ceremonies are hosted at the Minneapolis Convention Center with 1,000 peers of the tech industry in attendance. Video of the 2012 event, including the induction of new members of the Minnesota Science & Technology Hall of Fame, is available at MHTA-TV.

The 2013 Tekne Awards will be held on Wednesday, November 6th, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.