InterTechTM Technology Awards

Earn industry-wide recognition for your company's inspiring innovation! InterTechTM Technology Awards honor the development of innovative technologies for graphic communications and related industries.

Since 1978, the InterTech Technology Awards have honored the development of technologies predicted to have a major impact on the graphic communications and related industries. More than 80% of technologies that receive an award experience commercial success in the marketplace.

Due to the shifting nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the decision to hold an awards gala and details regarding the distribution of awards to honorees will be determined at a later date.

2019 Recipients

    Oce ProStream(tm) 1000 

    Canon Solutions America

    Print Control Wizard

    Esko USA


    Global Graphics Software

    HP PageWide True Water-Based Inks

    HP Inc.

    HP PrintOS Color Beat
    HP Indigo and Vistaprint


    Hybrid Software Inc.

    VRCut Ready Triumph Cutter Line

    MBM Corporation

    Kodak Flexcel NX Ultra Solution


    Ricoh Pro VC 70000
    Ricoh USA, Inc. 

    tilia Phoenix 7.0
    Tilia Labs Inc.

    Read about 2019 InterTech Recipients and Nominees


    Entry Information


      In order to be considered for an InterTech Technology Award, a technology piece must meet the following criteria:

      • Commercially available in the marketplace for no longer than three years (five years under some circumstances)
      • Proven in industrial/commercial applications
      • Beyond beta testing (pre-release products are ineligible)
      • Unique and innovative technology

      These technologies may be ...

      • Part of a particular product
      • A family of products
      • An option or enhancement to an existing product
      • A stand-alone technology
      • A particular product that is the result of an innovative technology (or combination of innovative technologies)

      See Full Submission Requirements

      2020 Entry Deadlines and Fees

      Early-Bird Deadline: May 29, 2020 - Entries with payments received by this date get a $500 discount off of the entry fee. Only payment must be received by this date, full application materials will still be accepted through the July 31, 2020 deadline.

      Final Deadline: July 31, 2020 - full applications and supporting materials must be received to be considered for judging. Late entries will not be accepted.

      Fees for the 2020 InterTech TechnologyTM Awards are $2,000 per entry or $1,500 per entry for companies with less than $5 million in sales. Payment can be made online through the Printing Industries of America store via credit card, by check, or wire transfer.

      More Information

      Access additional information on eligibility and judging, application requirements, deadlines, fees, and previous recipients using the below links.

      For other inquiries: 
      Phone: 800-910-4283, ext. 710  or 412-259-1710 (outside the U.S.)
      Email: intertech [at]

      InterTech Awards Recognize Technologies in These and Other Areas:

      • Design and Production Software
      • Digital Imaging Equipment
      • Workflow Systems and Software
      • Inks, Toners, and Coatings
      • Paper and Other Substrates
      • Printing Presses (all processes)
      • Press Accessories
      • Press Consumables
      • Finishing and Binding Equipment
      • Mailing and Fulfillment Equipment and Software
      • Material Handling Equipment
      • Environmental Technologies
      • Industry Standards and Specifications
      • Color Management Systems and Software
      • Wide-Format Inkjet Devices
      • Inkjet Heads, Systems, and Presses
      • Digital Print Engines
      • Automation Systems and Analysis Tools
      • Printed Electronics