East Bay Innovation Awards Finalists Include Lam Research

Dec 08, 2016

Kelly Kline

Economic Development Director & Chief Innovation Officer

If you’re looking for evidence of entrepreneurial spirit on the east side of the Bay, here’s a good metric. The 2017 East Bay Innovation Awards received more than 100 nominations for 16 spots in eight competitive categories. The finalists represent leading businesses and organizations from ten East Bay cities.

We are proud to announce that Fremont’s Lam Research is a finalist in the Advanced Manufacturing category! Lam Research is being recognized for its advanced manufacturing facilities in Fremont and Livermore, where they develop next-generation electronic products.

You won’t want to miss this “Oscar-style” event at the Fox Theater in Oakland on March 9, 2017. Tickets are now available at this link.

To whet your appetite, check out the winners from 2016 in this inspiration video.

For more information, read the East Bay EDA’s recent press release and announcement of finalists here.

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