Gini

The Awards:

We honor individuals, organizations, and groups who have achieved outstanding results in bringing new innovations to life or promoting the profession of Innovation.
Their contributions have led to significant positive impacts on industries, markets, and communities they serve..

Distinguished Innovator

This award is designed to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to innovation in the past two years; it recognize those who have demonstrated exceptional creativity and forward-thinking in their respective fields. Each year, multiple Individual Awards are bestowed upon deserving recipients.

Distinguished Private Sector Organization

This award recognizes one private sector organization that has consistently launched impactful innovations. Eligible organizations must have introduced at least three innovations over the past five years and should demonstrate a systematic approach to innovation. The innovations should also have a measurable positive impact beyond the organization itself.

Distinguished Public Sector Organization

This award recognizes one public sector organization that has consistently launched impactful innovations. Eligible organizations must have introduced at least three innovations over the past five years and should demonstrate a systematic approach to innovation. The innovations should also have a measurable positive impact beyond the organization itself.

Distinguished Innovation by Private Sector

This is a recognition that celebrates innovations from the past five years. These are innovations that have made a substantial and meaningful impact on society or various industries. This award is open to any innovation that has been introduced by the private sector, irrespective of the individuals or organizations associated with it.

Distinguished Innovation by Public Sector

This is a recognition that celebrates innovations from the past five years. These are innovations that have made a substantial and meaningful impact on society or various industries. This award is open to any innovation that has been introduced by the public sector, irrespective of the individuals or organizations associated with it.

Distinguished Innovation Enabler

This award recognizes any entity that has contributed to the success of its served parties. This includes Innovation Labs, Business Incubators, Accelerator Programs, Innovation Training Programs, or Innovation Educational Programs. The award is open to any Innovation Enabler established by its owning organization or legally registered as a separate business entity.

Distinguished GInI Chapter

This award recognizes any active GInI chapter worldwide that is making a positive impact in the region aligned with GInI's mission. To qualify, a chapter needs to be officially organized under GInI, registered, and currently active with a team of GInI Council Members. All GInI chapters, regardless of specific attributes, are eligible.

Distinguished Chief Innovation Officer

The Distinguished Chief Innovation Officer Award celebrates outstanding leaders who have driven remarkable innovation within their organizations. Open to individuals worldwide, regardless of other attributes, this honor recognizes those who have excelled in roles such as Chief Innovation, Chief Strategy, Chief Technology, or Chief R&D Officer over the past year