Applied Materials is the proud presenting and founding sponsor of The Tech Awards . Since the program’s inception, Applied has joined with The Tech Museum of Innovation each year to celebrate the amazing work of The Tech laureates and to raise visibility of their solutions to some of the world’s most critical problems. Applied Materials is the global leader in providing manufacturing solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic industries. Our technologies help make innovations like smart phones, flat-screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible
to consumers and businesses around the globe.
With more than 45 years of facilitating positive change through technological innovation, Applied has improved the way people live, work and learn. Our guiding principles of operating sustainably, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and
making a positive social contribution in the community are well aligned with the values of The Tech laureates who are using technology to create a brighter, cleaner future.
Applied Materials also proudly sponsors the annual James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award, whose recipients include James C. Morgan, Kristine Pearson, Bill Gates, Gordon Moore, Muhammad Yunus, Al Gore, Queen Rania Al Abdullah, Jeff Skoll, N . R . Narayana Murthy, and this year’s honoree Dean Kamen.
About The Tech Museum of Innovation
The Tech Museum of Innovation is a hands-on technology and science museum for people of all ages and backgrounds. The Tech—located in the Capital of Silicon Valley —is a non-profit, experiential learning resource established to engage people in exploring and experiencing applied technologies affecting their lives. Through programs such as The Tech Challenge presented by Cisco, our annual team-design competition for youth, and internationally renowned programs such as The Tech Awards presented by Applied Materials, The Tech endeavors to inspire the innovator in everyone.
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