Silicon Valley Robotics is celebrating the best of innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies in 2020, by announcing the 2020 Silicon Valley Robotics Industry Awards. Nominations will be accepted from Silicon Valley Robotics members and from the robotics community.

Awards will be announced in a range of categories, for Innovation, for Commercialization, for Design, Advocacy and Overall Excellence.  To be awarded, a robotics technology or company must meet the criterias for excellence determined by our industry leading Advisory Board.

Nominations are being accepted until 11:59pm PDT September 2o 2020 on the entry form here. Winners will be announced at a gala online event on Thursday October 22 2020. Contact us if you’d like to sponsor an award or sponsor the awards ceremony. awards@svrobo.org

CRITERIA FOR APPLICANTS

StartupsCompaniesPartners
Less than 5 years since founded, or less than $5 million in funding raised by July 1 2020.Older than 5 years or with more than $5 million in funding, for SMEs or Growth Stage.Partner industries, products for use in robotics including AI and sensor technology.

CRITERIA FOR AWARDS

InnovationA technology or product released since the start of 2019 and that is creating an impact in robotics.
Commercial-izationAn outstanding business strategy, event or leadership since the start of 2019 that showcases the successful applications of robotics in a specific vertical.
DesignA robot showing excellence in design, including both DFM, industrial and interactional design.
AdvocacyIndividuals or companies who are global champions for good robots and the social impact of technology.
Overall ExcellenceWhen there are clear category winners, then at the judges discretion, an award(s) for Overall Excellence shall be announced.

APPLICATION FORM

Contact us if you’d like to sponsor an award or sponsor the awards ceremony. awards@svrobo.org