Cornerstone Research Group was awarded a 2003 Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) Emerging Technology Award. The award was one of eight presented October 21, 2003, at the Air Force Museum in Dayton by Governor Bob Taft and Bruce Johnson, Director of ODOD. Presented annually by the Ohio Edison Program, the Emerging Technology Awards recognize the innovations and significant accomplishments of small technology-oriented companies in Ohio.
This distinctive award honors companies making valuable progress in the advancement of current technologies or are on the cutting edge in pursuing new and emerging technologies. The award "honors a company that has utilized technology to impact not only its own operation, but also the quality of life in its community, in the state of Ohio and around the world."
CRG is at the forefront of developing technology in the field of materials science, specifically for this award in the area of shape memory polymers, shape memory composites, and shape memory structural foams.