The much anticipated 2018 East Bay Innovation Awards were announced on March 29 during a sparkling ceremony held at the historic Fox Theater in Oakland. The sixth annual award ceremony celebrated companies that most contribute to the East Bay’s culture of innovation. Nominees included businesses and organizations from 11 East Bay cities, including Fremont’s Petersen Dean Roofing and Solar, which was nominated for the Catalyst of the Year Award.

The annual East Bay Innovation Award is an ongoing collaboration between the East Bay Economic Development Alliance and San Francisco Business Times to highlight and crown innovative companies in the following categories: East Bay Innovation Legacy, Advanced Manufacturing, Clean Tech, Education, Engineering and Design, Food, Information and Communication Technology, Life Sciences, and Catalyst of the Year.

Read this report to learn more about East Bay Innovation Awards, and the outstanding lineup of innovative companies and organizations in the East Bay.

Enjoy the pictures of the memorable evening on East Bay Economic Development Alliance’s Facebook page.

Also watch this video featuring the winners of 2018 East Bay Innovation Awards: