The public nomination period has opened for a series of awards honoring the state's best and brightest, the Idaho Innovation Awards.
Individuals and businesses can be nominated online. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, July 25.
Here were the 2013 winners for each category:
•Commercialized Innovation of the Year: CradlePoint Enterprise Cloud Manager by CradlePoint.
•Early-state Innovation of the Year: Switchable Polarity Solvents Forward Osmosis by Idaho National Laboratory.
•Innovative Company of the Year: Kount
•Innovator of the Year: David Cohen, FieldSync Mobile Solutions LLC.
Finalists will be announced in September, and finalists and winners will be honored at an awards banquet later in the fall.