NMTC Visionary Awards

The NMTC create collaborative events for its members to build the STEM-educated workforce and advance technology and innovation.

This awards ceremony includes all three as it honors the individuals doing the creating, building, and advancing for the benefit of our regional community.

This gala , now virtual, includes key corporate sponsors, leading education institutions, senior Aberdeen Proving Ground leaders and scientists, NMTC’s senior leadership and member company presidents and other distinguished attendees.

Our honorees are recommended by the Academy of Visionary Awards along with the NMTC Visionary Awards Committee – a very deliberative process and worthy of the contributions these honorees make continuously to our community. The Academy of Visionary Awards will now total 137 honorees of these awards.

NMTC Visionary Awards for Building the STEM Educated Workforce and Advancing Our Technology & Innovation Base

Award Criteria

VISIONARY Award – Long-term significant contributions to community well-being displayed as a personal commitment to building the STEM educated workforce and advancing our innovation and technology base with demonstrated qualities of enlightened leadership.

LEADER Award – Consistent contribution to building the STEM educated workforce and advancing our innovation and technology base in a public way that inspires others to help in accomplishing shared goals.  These individuals solve enterprise-wide issues, create practical solutions, and engage others in the process.

INNOVATOR Award – Exceptional personal efforts that measurably benefit the development of the STEM educated workforce and advancing our innovation and technology base.  These individuals consistently show potential for broad positive impact in the community with the potential to revolutionize an industry, way of life, or organization

MENTOR Award – Consistent track record of going above and beyond to volunteer knowledge, experiences, and wisdom.  These individuals stimulate and inspire greatness in students and teachers or guide the resources of a team to implement an innovative technology-based solution with outstanding results for the sponsoring organization.

RISING STAR Award – This individual, in a bold way, demonstrates the potential to be a long-term contributor to building the STEM educated workforce or have created a pioneering innovation or application for an existing technology by starting a company or establishing a breakthrough within a larger organization.