December 9, 2021

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Boulder JCC | Boulder, CO

BizWest’s IQ Awards recognizes the “Innovation Quotient” among Boulder Valley & Northern Colorado companies and organizations. Local divisions of national/international companies that have been instrumental in developing the most innovative products and services were also eligible.

Nominations were accepted from the general public as well as BizWest staff. Each nomination was carefully evaluated by a panel of independent judges composed of area business professionals and community leaders.

2021 IQ Awards Finalists

Aerospace, Manufacturing & Robotics

  • Opterus R&D Inc.
  • PickNik Inc.
  • Vita Inclinata Technologies Inc.

Business Products & Services

  • Airius LLC
  • Clear Comfort Water Inc.
  • Lariat Marketing Hub

Cannabis & Agriculture

  • Lifetonic
  • Urban-gro Inc.
  • Wana Brands

Energy & Utilities

  • Gridmetrics Inc.
  • Maplewell Inc.
  • YES Energy LLC

Health Care

  • Origin Healthcare Inc.
  • Quorum Prosthetics Inc.
  • ROLL Recovery LLC

Life Sciences

  • Aspero Medical Inc.
  • Laporte Immunotherapeutics Inc.
  • Lightdeck Diagnostics

Natural & Organic

  • Frescos Naturales
  • Future Fit Foods LLC
  • Terraseed Inc.
Event highlights:
  • Panel discussion: a fireside chat with Gina Cornelio and Dave Mangum about innovation (planning, funding, distribution, marketing).
  • Pitch-Slams from 3 finalists representing multiple categories (judging panel).
  • Attendees vote on the Innovation of the Year award.
  • Networking opportunity.

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