Chattanooga Chamber names 3 innovation award finalists

Renderings of the winning design, Curve Appeal, in Branch Technology's contest to build the world's first 3D freeform house in the Chattanooga area.

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce has named Branch Technology, MediTract and Skuid as finalists for the 2016 Spirit of Innovation Award.

Branch Technology is a 3D printing business located in the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Business Development Center in North Chattanooga.

MediTract is a health care contract and document management provider serving the nation's hospitals.

Skuid owns, operates and sells cloud-based application and portal creation software for businesses.

Established in 2001, the Chamber's Annual Spirit of Innovation Awards celebrate innovation, entrepreneurship and technology in the Chattanooga regional economy.

CHATECH's Early Innovator Award finalists include Aegle Gear, Collider and i-Card.

All finalist companies, as well as Young Innovator Award finalists, will be honored during the 2016 Spirit of Innovation Awards Luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Chattanooga Convention Center.

An Innovation Fair highlighting forward-thinking local businesses, sponsors and previous award recipients will be open before and after the luncheon.

Contact events coordinator Kaia Moore at 423-763-4357 or email for more information on how to participate in the Innovation Fair.