The Tech Awards 2012 | NBC Bay Area

The Tech Awards, presented by Applied Materials, honors individuals, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies who are using technology to significantly improve human conditions in 6 awards categories.

The technology used can be either a new invention or an innovative use of an existing technology.

NBC will be livestreaming the awards ceremony tonight from the Santa Clara Convention center.

This year’s categories are: Environment, Education, Young Innovator, Health, Economic Development, and Sustainable Energy.

The Tech Awards 2012 | NBC Bay Area.

Pamela Ronald

Written by Pamela Ronald

Pamela Ronald is Professor of Plant Pathology and Chair of the Plant Genomics Program at the University of California, Davis, where she studies the role that genes play in a plant’s response to its environment. With her husband, she co-wrote Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food. Dr. Ronald was one of the co-founders of Biology Fortified.
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