Phononic Wins Innovative Product Award at 2015 NC Tech Awards

Nov 17, 2015, 09:49 ET from Phononic

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Phononic is proud to announce its pharmacy-grade, solid-state refrigerator, Evolve, has been selected as a 2015 winner of the Innovative Product Award at the NC Tech Awards. Winners were recognized at the annual awards gala on Thursday, Nov. 12, at the Raleigh Convention Center, presented in conjunction with title sponsor Cherry Bekaert. This year's event was attended by more than 800 leaders from across the state.

The NC Tech Awards is North Carolina's only statewide technology awards program, recognizing companies and individuals who have characterized excellence, innovation, and leadership in 25 categories.  For more information on the selection process, categories, finalists, winners and the awards gala, visit

The patented technology behind the Evolve pharmacy-grade refrigerator is Phononic's SilverCore™ thermal management technology. SilverCore realizes three differentiated products: high performance thermoelectric devices, scalable heat pumps, and full-system designs that replace compressors, massive heat sinks, and noisy, unreliable fans. With a portfolio of application-specific designs and products covering electronics and IT; healthcare, commercial, and residential refrigeration; opto-electronics; and more, Phononic is quickly proving that solid-state cooling and heating is here to stay.

"We are thrilled to have won the 2015 Innovative Product Award with our first product on the market," said Tony Atti, CEO of Phononic. "Our solid-state refrigerator for the healthcare industry, Evolve, is truly the result of exceptional team work, dedication, and the right amount of swagger that comes from knowing and believing in our mission to revolutionize cooling and heating. This award gives credence to what we do every day here at Phononic."

"Since 1995, the NC Tech Awards has honored excellence and innovation throughout North Carolina, representing the best and brightest," said Brooks Raiford, president and CEO of NCTA.  "As a winner, Phononic has distinguished itself as a peer-leader and we are proud to recognize them as a 2015 NC Tech Awards winner."

About NCTA 
The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is the statewide membership association for the tech sector. Because technology is integral to any enterprise regardless of size or function, NCTA membership is open to all companies, organizations and institutions.  NCTA serves organizations and their people through events, advocacy, virtual networks and resources.  For more information, visit our website at

About Phononic 
Phononic is revolutionizing cooling and heating with solid-state thermal management solutions. Headquartered in the heart of North Carolina's Research Triangle Park, the company provides solid-state semiconductor technology that can be applied to everything from refrigeration to fiber optics, removing the barriers of traditional approaches and ushering in a new era of cooling and heating. The result is an approach to this age-old challenge that is distributed, convenient, sustainable, and connected.

NCTA Media Contact: 
Ellen Williamson
North Carolina Technology Association

Phononic Media Contact:
Madeleine Mansson

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