Industry Awards

Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development (MassEcon) Economic Impact Award

A123 Systems received the Gold award for the Central Region as part of MassEcon's Eighth Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, which recognize companies for their outstanding contributions to the Massachusetts economy.
Web site: Eighth Annual Team Massachusets Economic Impact Award Winners

R&D Magazine 2011 R&D 100 Award

A123's Nanophosphate® Engine Start Battery, which is designed as a longer-lasting replacement for lead-acid starter batteries to reduce weight and improve fuel economy, was selected to R&D Magazine’s 2011 R&D 100, which salutes the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year.
Web site: 2011 R&D 100 Award Winners

Michigan Manufacturing Association Manufacturer   of the Year (Large Tier)

Jason Forcier, vice president of A123's Automotive Solutions Group, has been named the Manufacturer of the Year (Large Tier) by the Michigan Manufacturing Association for his leadership role in helping A123 build out its Michigan manufacturing capabilities.
Web site: Michigan Manufacturing Association 2011 John G. Thodis Michigan Manufacturing of the Year Award

Technology Review’s TR50

A123 was selected to Technology Review’s list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies 2011, which identifies the “world's most innovative technology companies highlights businesses whose work is changing industries and lives.”
Web site: 50 Most Innovative Companies 2011

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 2011 Hall of Fame Awards

A123 elected to the SBIR Hall of Fame, which “recognizes companies with a long period of extraordinary success of research, innovation, and commercialization within the SBIR program.”
Web site: 2011 Tibbetts Awards

Clean Economy Network 2011 Leadership Awards

A123 Systems CEO David Vieau honored as a Trailblazer for “the vision and leadership to effectively engage at the intersection of policy, politics and business and thereby advanced the development of the clean economy.”
Web site: Clean Economy Summit

Mass Technology Leadership Council’s 2010 Mass Technology Leadership Awards

A123 Systems was the winner in the Deal of the Year category, which recognizes “significant deals that have taken place during the past year.”
Web site: 2010 Mass Technology Leadership Awards

Cleantech Group’s 2009 Global Cleantech 100

A123 Systems was named to the 2009 Global Cleantech 100, which “recognizes companies at the forefront of cleantech innovation offering solutions to some of the planet's most pressing environmental challenges.”
Web site: 2009 Global Cleantech 100

Aspen Institute’s 2009 Energy and Environment Awards

A123 Systems was the winner in the Corporate Energy Generation category, lauded for “disruptive solutions in electricity storage”
Web site: 2009 Energy and Environment Awards

American Ceramic Society
2009 Corporate Technical Achievement Award

A123 won the 2009 Corporate Technical Achievement Award, which recognizes “a single outstanding technical achievement made by an ACerS corporate member in the field of ceramics.”
Web site: ACS Corporate Technical Award

New England Clean Energy Council
2008 Awards

A123 Systems was named the Breakout Company of the Year during the NECEC’s Annual Green Tie Gala.
Web site: Clean Energy Council

2007 AlwaysOn GoingGreen 100

A123 was named to the 2007 list of Top Greentech Companies, which “recognizes energy firms for innovative technology and market impact.”
Web site: GoingGreen

R&D Magazine 2006 R&D 100 Award

A123 Systems was named to the 2006 R&D 100, which has been recognized as the Oscars of Innovation, is a list that “identifies and celebrates the top technology products and processes of the year.”
Web site: 2006 R&D 100 Award