Transcend Named a BRONZE Winner of the 2021 Edison Awards

Updated: Apr 28, 2021

Over the last 34 years, being recognized with an Edison Award has become one of the highest accolades a product can receive in the name of innovation success. The awards are named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose inventions, new product development methods, and innovative achievements changed the world. The Edison Awards are operated by Edison Universe, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission of recognizing, honoring and fostering innovations and innovators. Named after Thomas Alva Edison, the Edison Awards have recognized and honored some of the most innovative new products, services, and business leaders in the world since 1987.

On April 22, 2021 Edison Awards took place in Fort Myers, Florida.

Transcend Design Generator (TDG) was chosen as the 2021 BRONZE award winner by a panel of judges comprised of more than 3,000 senior business executives and academics.

“We were very impressed by the level of collaboration and discovery in this year’s entries,” said Edison Universe Executive Director Frank Bonafilia. “Somehow, while facing the unprecedented challenges of this global pandemic, companies around the world figured out how to work safely and smartly and still innovate at an award-winning level.”

Transcend's cloud-based SaaS platform, the Transcend Design Generator (TDG), fully automates the preliminary design of water and wastewater treatment facilities. TDG enables firms to create & deliver complete, innovative, & sustainable preliminary engineering proposals in hours, compared to hundreds or thousands using existing manual approaches.

“Preliminary engineering is a very time-consuming and labor-intensive process for any kind of vertical asset. It takes hundreds, sometimes thousands of manual hours for many engineers. This becomes a bottleneck for innovation in the industry. By automating that process, we can reallocate the engineering time and free up incredible creativity and brainpower to focus on customer needs.” Ari Raivetz, CEO

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