SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Six area companies have won the 2016 Sacramento Region Innovation Awards, presented by Stoel Rives LLP, the Sacramento Business Journal and Moss Adams LLP. The inaugural program recognizes the area's vibrant innovation community, from startups to established companies, and their breakthrough creations.
The 2016 Sacramento Region Innovation Awards winners are: Advanced Manufacturing: Watercraft Manufacturing by Free Form Factory Inc. — a proprietary technique to manufacture personal watercraft hulls 10 times faster, 3.5 times stronger, and with no volatile organic compounds. Food and Agribusiness: Radio Frequency Pasteurizer by RF Biocidics — a food-safety solution that eliminates harmful contaminants from foods using radio frequency technology. Hardware and Electronics: Linkbot by Barobo, Inc. — a programmable educational robot that can be customized with snap-on parts and STEM curriculum. Medical and Health Technologies and Services: B. infantis by Evolve BioSystems — a microbiome-based solution to establish, restore and maintain a healthy infant gut microbiome. Software: The Risk Number by Riskalyze — a proprietary risk assessment product that measures individual investors' risk tolerance.