25th January 2024

2024 SXSW Innovation Awards Finalists Announced

2023 SXSW Innovation Awards Winners – Kalogon team for Patient Safety Technology – Photo by Andy Wenstrand SXSW always seeks to showcase the most forward-thinking new ideas and today's announcement of the 2024 SXSW Innovation Awards finalists perfectly highlights that goal. This year's group of 50+ finalists provide a glimpse of the future across 11 different categories ranging from Artificial Intelligence to Health & Biotech and Community Empowerment. "One of the judges told me that he got goosebumps when he reviewed many of the entries for this year's Innovation Awards. I agree with this sentiment,” said Hugh Forrest, SXSW Co-President and Chief Programming Officer. “There is so much here that makes me so excited about the future.” Category winners, plus additional honors, will be revealed at the 25th annual SXSW Innovation Awards Ceremony on the evening of Monday, March 11, hosted by 3x Grammy nominee SaulPaul. Finalists were chosen by a jury of industry judges from the hundreds of entries received by SXSW in the fall of 2023. In advance of the ceremony, these 50+ digital projects will be available for SXSW attendees to interact with at the Innovation Awards Finalist Showcase.The Showcase will take place on Saturday, March 9 from 2pm-5pm in Griffin Hall at the JW Marriott Downtown Austin. The Finalist Showcase offers SXSW registrants an up close look at the most exciting and impactful tech developments from a diverse set of companies from around the globe. Attendees also get the chance to place their vote for the People’s Choice Award. The 2024 SXSW Hall of Fame inductee Margrethe Vesteger and the Community Service Awards recipients will also be honored during the SXSW Innovation Awards Ceremony. A SXSW Badge is required to attend both the Finalist Showcase and Awards Ceremony. Browse categories and links below to learn more about these 2024 SXSW Innovation Awards finalists. Artificial Intelligence Captions: AI-powered creative studio New York, NY CESAR + Lenovo: A.I. powered sign language translator Recife, Brazil Truveta - AI-Enabled Health Research Bellevue, WA SKOUT® Real-Time AI for Polyp Detection Cambridge, MA Cephable: Control Tech on Your Terms Wilmington, MA Audio Experience “When You Can’t Say It, Play It” Seattle, WA Maelstrom Shanghai, China Synaptics Resonate™ San Jose, CA SPOKE- Music&Voice-Led Therapy Audio App London, UK GAUDIO Just Voice Seoul, South Korea Climate Change Carbon Smart Wood™ Baltimore, MD TOM FORD Plastic Innovation Accelerator, powered by Lonely Whale New York, NY ECM PCB Stator Tech's PrintStator Motor CAD Neddham Heights, MA WindWings: Decarbonizing Ocean Shipping Wayzata, MN Agrilose®: Sustainable Pulp for Apparel Santa Monica, CA Community Empowerment No Limbits Adaptive Wheelchair Pants Richmond, VA Aya Contigo App Toronto, ON World Creativity Project Berlin, Germany KultureCity: Inclusion for All Birmingham, AL Dot Pad Seoul, South Korea Interface Design Kicks as Currency: A Tradeblock Story Austin, TX A-dapt Vision Emotion AI London, England Bakstage - Ultimate Customer Experience for Gen-Z Livingston, NJ Lune - your music companion Littleton, CO Project Humanity Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan Health & Biotech Wearable Neurostimulation for Withdrawal Dallas, TX Autism - Early Diagnosis Breakthrough! Atlanta, GA SandboxAQ’s AQBioSim Division Palo Alto, CA FDA Breakthrough Skin Cancer Device Miami, FL VISIE Intraoperative 3D Computer Vision Austin, TX Product Design Unstandardized Desk Toronto, Ontario, Canada Boomerang Water at ACC Midland, NC Cognixion® Personal AI Conversational Co-Pilot in Augmented Reality Santa Barbara, CA Miroka Prototype: A Robot With Character Paris, France MilkMate: Transforming Workplace Breast Pumping New York, NY Social Media Brand Safety Secured with Viral Nation Toronto, Ontario, Canada Scrolling Therapy Global Effort through Dentsu Creative Overplay: Make any video into a game New York, NY MeWe Los Angeles, CA Drawn Together York, Ontario Student Innovation FireBot Austin, TX Detecting AI Voice Cloning Berkeley, CA AV-24 World's Fastest Autonomous Racecar Indianapolis, IN The SmartScope Hanover, NH Illuminate Cambridge, MA Urban Design STEEL+SPARK Phoenix, AZ Building with OurCarbon San Francisco, CA The Voltpost EV Charging Platform San Francisco, CA & New York, NY Zoox Driverless Robotaxi on Public Roads Foster City, CA Outdoor Music for Everyone Anywhere Portland, OR WTF (What the Future) AIZOME ULTRA™ Munich, Germany Blackdot: A New Way to Tattoo™ Austin, TX The Living Knitwork Pavilion Cambridge, MA UbiGro Cover Los Alamos, NM WNDR Alpine: Algae In, Petroleum Out Salt Lake City, UT Congrats finalists! 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