Addinex Technologies, Inc. Named Finalist in Health Category of
Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards
The sixth annual awards honor the products, concepts, companies, policies, and designs that are driving change, tackling issues from climate change to addiction, and so much more.
New York, NY, May 3, 2022 – The winners of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring creative works that are supporting the growth of positive social innovation, tackling social inequality, climate change, and public health crises.
Addinex Technologies was honored as a Finalist in the Health category for its low-cost system to reduce medication misuse and addiction with its patented dispenser and app that limits dosage access, monitors treatment, and eases medication disposal.
A panel of eminent Fast Company editors and reporters selected winners and finalists from a pool of more than 2,997 entries across transportation, education, food, politics, technology, health, social justice, and more. The 2022 awards feature entries from across the globe, from Switzerland to Hong Kong to Australia. Fast Company’s Summer 2022 issue (on newsstands May 10, 2022) will showcase some of the world’s most inventive entrepreneurs and companies tackling global challenges.
“I’m proud of the work done by our team and advisors who want to stem the tide of addiction. With overdose deaths at an all-time high, this problem is ripe for a new solution. Addinex’s patented system helps prevent addiction and overdose with a combination of medication management and data feedback,” said Jay Schiff, Co-Founder and CEO of Addinex Technologies.
“We are consistently inspired by the novelty and creativity that people are applying to solve some of our society’s most pressing problems, from shelter to the climate crisis. Fast Company relishes its role in amplifying important, innovative work to address big challenges,” says David Lidsky, interim editor-in-chief of Fast Company. “Our journalists have identified some of the most ingenious initiatives to launch since the start of 2021, which we hope will both have a meaningful impact and lead others to join in being part of the solution.”
About the World Changing Ideas Awards
World Changing Ideas is one of Fast Company’s major annual awards programs and is focused on social good, seeking to elevate finished products and brave concepts that make the world better. A panel of judges from across sectors choose winners, finalists, and honorable mentions based on feasibility and the potential for impact. With the goals of awarding ingenuity and fostering innovation, Fast Company draws attention to ideas with great potential and helps them expand their reach to inspire more people to start working on solving the problems that affect us all.