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MIT Technology Review Releases 50 Smartest Companies List for 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review publishes its annual 50 Smartest Companies list, highlighting the world's most innovative technology companies. The honorees are nominated by MIT Technology Review's editors, who look for companies that have demonstrated original and valuable technology over the last year, are bringing that technology to market at significant scale, and are clearly influencing their competitors. The companies on the list represent the disruptive innovations most likely to change our lives.

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Jason Pontin, publisher and editor in chief of MIT Technology Review, states, "At times it seems impossible to keep pace with important emerging technologies. This issue celebrates companies from 11 U.S. states and six countries—organizations at the forefront in displaying 'disruptive innovation' that will prove to surpass the competition, transform an industry, and change our lives."

The honorees listed below will be featured in the March/April edition of MIT Technology Review, published online today and available on newsstands worldwide starting March 4.

Other features in the issue reveal the technology endowing an artificial hand with real feeling and explain how genome surgery could lead to cures for our most deadly genetic diseases.  As always, the magazine is packed with stories, reviews, and demos identifying important new technologies and explaining why they matter.

About MIT Technology Review
MIT Technology Review leads the global conversation about technologies that matter. An independent media company owned by MIT, it produces publications read by millions of business leaders, innovators, and thought leaders around the globe, in six languages and on a variety of platforms. The company publishes MIT Technology Review, the world′s most respected technology magazine; daily news features, analysis, and opinion; and Business Reports, which explain how technologies are transforming industries. It produces live events such as the annual EmTech MIT, international EmTech conferences, Summits, and Salons. The company's entrepreneurial community organization, MIT Enterprise Forum, hosts 400+ events a year around the world.

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