Celebrating Innovation in Imaging

Juni 19, 2009

Industry-leading excellence will be on display during the 2009 SGIA Expo (New Orleans, October 7–9), showcasing the entries of SGIA’s award competitions. Imagers are encouraged to submit their best work or nominate their deserving colleagues for the awards. Honored are technological advancements and innovative ideas that move the imaging industry forward,  said Michael Robertson,  SGIA’s President and CEO.

This year’s competitions include:

Golden Image (including André Schellenberg) (Entry deadline: September 25) — Printer members receive one free entry and can enter almost any kind of imaged product.

Product of the Year (Entry deadline: September 25) — Suppliers can submit leading equipment and supplies that have impacted wide-format digital imaging.

Howard Parmele Award (Entry deadline: July 15) — SGIA’s highest honor recognizes ongoing commitments of a professional who has advanced specialty imaging’s products, services or overall image.

Innovator Award (Entry deadline: September 1) — Industry professionals who have made a strong, lasting impact on the industry. They must work or have worked at a printing/imaging company or a company that supplies materials, equipment or technical information.

ASPT Student Awards Competition (Entry deadline: July 17) — Students in secondary or post-secondary schools holding SGIA membership can enter a variety of screen and digital imaging categories.

All award entries are showcased and evaluated during the 2009 SGIA Expo in the Golden Image Gallery.
www.SGIA.org

SGIA Award Competition

SGIA Award Competition

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Carl Zeiss Lecture Award to Rudolf Jaenisch

März 30, 2009

Professor Dr. Rudolf Jaenisch is the winner of the Carl Zeiss Lecture award 2009, the highest scientific commendation granted by the German Association for Cell Biology (DGZ). Jaenisch is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a founding member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research (Cambridge, USA). The award has been conferred annually in recognition of outstanding achievements since 1990. It is linked to a scientific guest lecture which is given by the winner during the annual meeting of the DGZ. Jaenisch is increasingly devoting his attention to therapeutic cloning in animal models and to stem cell research. In 2002 he was the first geneticist to prove that a genetic defect in mice can be cured by therapeutic cloning.
www.zeiss.de/en


Emerging Company of the Year Award

März 17, 2009

Seno Medical Instruments, a company engaged in the development of a opto-acoustic cancer platform technology, announced it has received the 2009 North American Medical Imaging Emerging Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan. The Award recognizes Seno Medical Instruments pioneering and pre-clinical opto-acoustic imaging technology, its first product that was commercialized. Seno’s management team will be receiving this award March, 18 in San Francisco.
www.senomedical.com