Written by Loretta Haring
Nominations must present an innovative approach to solving Coast Guard strategic needs. All Coast Guard active duty, reserve, civilian and auxiliary personnel are eligible to submit ideas for consideration. Contractors’ contributions may be acknowledged when part of a project team.
The 2017 Innovation Awards will be given in five categories:
- Science or technology
- Operations or readiness
- Administration, training or support
- Culture change
- The Cmdr. Joel Magnussen Innovation Award for Management
Nominations should not exceed 250 words. The Idea Submission form must include the nominee’s name and unit as well as a point of contact name and e-mail address.
Ideas previously presented for CG_Ideas@Work challenges will automatically be considered for the awards and do not need to be nominated.
The final day to submit nominations is April 18, 2018.
For more information, contact the Innovation Program Manager, Cmdr. Andy Howell.