The Prosthetic Cooling Liner Earns Gold Stevie 

Porticos ingenuity was recently recognized at The 2013 Stevie Awards! The Prosthetic Cooling Liner, developed in partnership with SCRA Applied R&D, received the coveted Gold Stevie in the category of Tech Innovation of the Year. Since 2002, the top-tier Gold Stevie Award has been conferred for achievement in business to organizations and individuals in more than 60 nations.

Learn more about the award-winning Prosthetic Cooling Liner from our recent press release, “Porticos Makes Advancements in Amputee Heat Issues.”Gold_Stevie_Award_Winner

The Stevie Awards were created to generate public recognition for positive contributions of organizations and business people worldwide. The American Business Awards are judged each year by more than 200 executives across the nation. Porticos and SCRA Applied R&D were honored by this recognition at the 11th annual American Business Awards banquet, which was held on Monday, September 16, at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, California. SCRA Applied R&D accepted this award on behalf of the partnership innovation project. To learn more about the American Business Awards, view the Stevie Awards website at http://www.stevieawards.com/aba/. The full program is available at http://www.stevieawards.com/uploads/file/ABA13_Program_September.pdf.

Gold_Stevie_Image_13percentThe name Stevie is taken from the name Stephen, which is derived from the Greek for “crowned.” The crystal pyramid held aloft by Stevie represents the hierarchy of human needs, a system often represented as a pyramid that was developed in the 1960s by psychologist Abraham Maslow, who observed that after their basic needs are met, human beings seek the esteem of their peers.


About Porticos — Porticos, Inc. is a mechanical engineering and product development company located in Research Triangle Park, NC.  Established in 2003, Porticos continues to produce innovative and effective solutions for its clients and the markets they serve.  Porticos, Inc. provides mechanical design, analysis, research and development services to clients including Dell, Motorola, Raytheon, and many others.  For more information on how Porticos “turns good ideas into great products,” please visit https://www.porticos.net/

About SCRA Applied R&DSCRA Applied R&D is an applied research corporation with over 30 years of experience delivering technology solutions with high returns on investment to federal and corporate clients. To fulfill our mission, SCRA Applied R&D has three sectors: Our Technology Ventures sector helps early-stage companies to commercialize innovations and create jobs, our Applied R&D sector manages over 100 national and international programs worth over $2 billion in contract value and our R&D Facilities sector builds and manages research facilities that include wet labs, secure rooms for sensitive work and advanced high-tech manufacturing shops. Multiple economic output studies show SCRA Applied R&D’s cumulative impact on South Carolina’s economy to be over $14 billion, and that the company has helped create approximately 15,000 technology-related jobs in SC, with wages averaging between $55,000 and $77,000. http://www.SCRA Applied R&D.org/