Idaho Technology Council’s annual Idavation awards, sponsored by Scoggin Capital Investment, highlight exceptional technological and entrepreneurial accomplishments in Idaho, as well as the leaders with the vision, creativity, and perseverance to achieve these accomplishments. The three Idavation awards are the following: Mt. Borah Visionary Leader; Peregrin Innovative Technology; and Hells Canyon Emerging Company. A fourth award recognizes a Policy Champion.
Mt. Borah Visionary Leader Award
Mt. Borah is the highest peak in Idaho with inspiring views in all directions. This award is granted to a leader that has expanded the horizons of Idaho’s technology and entrepreneurial community.
Peregrine Innovative Technology Award
The Peregrine Falcon is extremely agile and flies at speeds up to 242 mph. This award is granted to a company or team that has created an innovative technology, which often requires agility and speed to bring an innovative technology to market.
***This is the maximum speed for a Peregrin Falcon according to the Director at the World Center for Birds of Prey based on a test by National Geographic.
Hells Canyon Emerging Company Award
Hells Canyon is the deepest canyon in the United States and presents a daunting journey for those who wish to travel through and emerge from the canyon. This award is granted to a startup that has experienced a similar journey of hardship and sacrifice to achieve success.
Policy Champion Award
Recognizes a member of the government who supports technology in Idaho.