Celebrate Innovation at the Tekne Awards
Event Emcee: Paul Douglas, Meteorologist, Author, Entrepreneur and Software Expert.
The Tekne Awards attract a "who’s who" of Minnesota leaders from business, academia and government. The science and technology community comes together on this very special evening to celebrate Minnesota innovation and recognize Tekne Award finalists and recipients - the best and brightest of Minnesota’s diverse tech-based economy.
4:30 PM Private reception (By invitation to finalists, sponsors and other guests)
5:00 PM Gala arrival and registration
5:45 PM Gala dinner
7:00 PM Tekne Awards Program
- Finalist recognition and awarding of recipients in 12 categories
- Public policy awardees
- Small Business Innovation Research Honorees
- Lifetime achievement award
- Presentation of 2019 student scholars
- Giving moment for STEM and future student scholarships
8:30 PM Post-Award Celebration
Registration Deadline: 12 noon, Nov 18