RBC Innovation Awards 2021


Call for Nominations

The RBC Innovation Awards is now accepting nominations for the 2021 awards, nominations will close at noon on September 8th.  The Innovation Awards ceremony will take place during the fall of 2021. We will determine in the coming weeks if it will be a virtual or in-person event. More details to follow.


Know an innovator who deserves to be recognized?

Nominate them today and help us celebrate all the innovative people, companies, and projects in Northwestern Ontario!

Click HERE to nominate someone!

Award Categories:

Innovative Company of the Year

This award acknowledges a company's leadership through the innovation of its products or services, the sustained growth of its assets, and its dedication to community involvement. Innovation should be the energy fueling this emerging or expanding company.


Innovative Project of the Year

This award acknowledges an organization whose project demonstrates leadership with the creative use of innovation. An ideal project would include benefits such as the advancement of the organization, improvement of client / customer services, and a positive impact on the community or the region at large.


Innovation Hero of the Year

This award recognizes an individual in Northwestern Ontario who takes an innovative approach to improve his / her organization, business, or community. This candidate may be a youth, student, business leader, community leader, teacher, professor, or professional.


Young Innovator of the Year

This award encourages and recognizes young innovators in Northwestern Ontario who demonstrate an innovative approach to schooling, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, or has an innovative project or business. This candidate must be under 34 years of age.



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