Announcing the
2016 ECN IMPACT Awards

ECN is proud to announce the launch of the third annual ECN IMPACT Awards. The 2016 ECN IMPACT Awards are the culmination of a Product Technology Awards history stretching back 60 years.

Honoring our rich tradition of highlighting design engineering excellence, the ECN IMPACT Awards recognize the top products and services in 18 categories across the design engineering landscape. The competition seeks to honor ingenuity and creativity among companies large and small who are making a difference in the industry and in the lives of engineers.

The 2016 IMPACT Awards will usher in a new era in the magazine's 60-year tradition of component recognition with a complete change from the traditional awards show. This year’s awards ceremony will be a virtual event hosted by the editors at Though the platform will be new to the awards, the competition will strive to honor the best of products and services of the past year and a half.

Submission Deadline: July 22, 2016

Extended to July 28, 2016

To learn about the different product and service categories, visit our Categories page. For more information about the awards, visit our FAQ page.

Interested in learning about the 2015 winners? Visit our past winners page.

Electronic Component News (ECN) is the leading authority on new OEM products, tools, technologies, trends and design intelligence for the global engineering community. ECN is armed with award-winning journalists and a rapidly expanding team of contributors that foster discussion, debate and solution among engineers across a multitude of end-markets, including military/defense, medical, avionics/aerospace, industrial, automotive, wireless, computer, consumer and communications.

Call for Judges


2015 Winners

ECN IMPACT Awards Videos