Commerce's U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) is accepting applications for its 2010 Innovation in Economic Development Awards to spotlight projects of national significance that advance innovation, boost competitiveness and create jobs.
Entries will be accepted until August 27, 2010. The award categories are:
- Innovation in Regional Innovation Clusters (RICs)
- Innovation in Commercialization
- Innovation in Global Export Promotion
- Innovation in Green Technology
For more information on the 2010 Innovation in Economic Development Awards visit: http://www.eda.gov/NewsEvents/PressReleases/InnovationAwards063010 
The competition was previously known as the EDA Excellence in Economic Development Awards.