On the night of Monday, March 13, SXSW registrants gathered for the twenty fourth Annual SXSW Innovation Awards introduced by Pittsburgh Regional Well being Initiative’s “Affected person Security Know-how Problem.” Host Carlton Wilcoxson energized the group as presenters Janice Omadeke and Tiffany Dufu introduced winners within the 14 classes together with Greatest in Present and Individuals’s Selection as decided by a jury of professional judges and competition goers.
This ceremony additionally acknowledged the 5 2023 SXSW Neighborhood Service Award honorees who impressed attendees with their tales of how they’ve carried out grass-roots group and activism with the precise communities that they serve.
Moreover, Texas journalism legend Dan Slightly was inducted into the SXSW Corridor of Fame as a part of this March 13 occasion. In his emotionally stirring acceptance speech, Slightly urged “braveness to our complete nation to face up for what is true within the face of fascism and different threats.” He additionally challenged SXSW to proceed to be the “beacon right here in Austin for the entire world to see and carry on representing these infinite prospects.”
“Amongst the various unbelievable highlights at March Magic 2023, this yr’s SXSW Innovation Awards ceremony was significantly noteworthy.” stated SXSW Co-President and Chief Programming Officer, Hugh Forrest. “Spotlighting the mind-blowing achievements of so many massively artistic firms from throughout the USA and all over the world is what continues to make the South By expertise so compelling for forward-thinking business professionals.”
Congratulations to the entire 2023 winners!
2023 Successful initiatives
The Immersive class is geared to essentially the most thrilling new initiatives in AV, VR, XR and different new types of storytelling.
Transfer.ai iOS Utility | London, UK
The Media class acknowledges initiatives and platforms that enhance the way in which we talk with one another.
for Tomorrow: an Innovation Ecosystem | Los Angeles, CA
The Convergent Gaming class acknowledges excellent innovation within the house the place video video games merge with present movie, tv or pop music content material.
Time Investigators | Bourne Finish, UK
The Audio class is the touchdown spot for music and sound-related initiatives, in addition to initiatives that stretch the boundaries of audio-based platforms.
Nomono Sound Capsule | Trondheim, Norway
Enterprise Range, Fairness, and Inclusion
This class acknowledges and celebrates the exemplary affect and leads to advancing firm range, fairness, and inclusion objectives.
Sephora – Inspiring Inclusion In The Magnificence Business
Mid-Dimension Range, Fairness, and Inclusion
The Mid-size DEI Office Innovation Award class acknowledges and celebrates the exemplary affect and leads to advancing firm range, fairness, and inclusion objectives.
Rising Range, Fairness, and Inclusion
The Rising DEI Office Innovator Award class acknowledges people who usually go above and past what is predicted to create a extra inclusive, and welcoming office.
The Social Influence class spotlights initiatives that assist empower underserved communities all over the world.
The 35*2 Free Initiative | Towson, MD
The City Infrastructure class is house to next-generation options to reinforce the expertise of metropolis life.
Energy From the Individuals | Brooklyn, NY
The Sustainability class focuses on initiatives that positively handle the disaster of local weather change.
World’s Whitest Paint–Thinner Than Ever | Lafayette, IN
The Synthetic Intelligence class honors initiatives that leverage the groundbreaking energy of machine studying and AI.
Chicken Buddy Sensible Chicken Feeder | Kalamazoo, MI
The Design class honors forward-thinking initiatives that span the various aspects of product, interface and expertise design.
The Pollinator™ Package for Renewable Design | Alameda, CA
Well being and MedTech
The Well being and MedTech class uncovers the perfect new initiatives serving wellness and medication.
NeuraLight – Digitizing Neurology | Tel-Aviv, Israel
Affected person Security Know-how
The Affected person Security Know-how class acknowledges essentially the most modern technology-enabled options centered on a number of of the 5 main causes of affected person hurt: medicine errors, affected person care, procedural/surgical, infections and diagnostic error.
Kalogon | Melbourne, FL
Greatest In Present
GAF Beats the Warmth by Cooling Streets | Parsippany, NJ
educbank: Increasing entry to high quality training | São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2023 Neighborhood Service Honorees
These honorees symbolize the 4 primary pillars of SXSW (Training, Movie, Music, and Know-how) – plus one further award designated for an Austin-based group.
Alvin Irby | Barbershop Books | New York Metropolis, NY
Sabaah Folayan | Firelight Media | Philadelphia, PA
Yvette Griffith | Jazz re:freshed | London, England
Joe Paul | Byte Again | Washington, D.C.
Meme Kinds | Measure | Austin, TX