Idavation Awards

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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; Peregrine Innovative Technology; and Hells Canyon Emerging Company. A fourth award recognizes a Policy Champion. Watch the award introduction videos on the ITC Youtube channel.

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 Peregrine 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.

The 2022 Idavation Awards were presented during the Hall of Fame Gala

Mt. Borah Visionary Leader Award: George Mulhern, CEO and Chairperson of the Board, Cradlepoint

Peregrine Innovative Technology Award: Demon’s Lair by Silverdraft

Hells Canyon Emerging Company Award: PlexTrac