Reaction Design Named Winner of TechAmerica High Tech Award

Clean Tech Firm Helps Companies Reduce Emissions

San Diego, CA - October 25, 2010 - Reaction Design, the clean technology chemistry leader, is pleased to announce today that it has been selected as a winner in the category of Clean Technology for the 2010 TechAmerica High Tech Awards. In its seventeenth year, the annual awards program celebrates excellence in the region’s technology industry, and honors outstanding companies for their technological or business innovation; exceptional products or service; product marketplace validation; perseverance in the face of adversity; and community involvement. Reaction Design was recognized in the Clean Technology category based on its technological breakthroughs in allowing companies to reduce pollutant emissions and boost efficiency in combustion engines.

“It is a true honor to be recognized as a leader amongst some of the best known and innovative technology companies,” said Bernie Rosenthal, CEO of Reaction Design. “I applaud the talented team members at Reaction Design who continue to work hard to enable power generation and automotive companies to achieve important fuel efficiency and emissions reduction goals.”

The TechAmerica High Tech Awards were held on Oct. 22 and showcased the best of San Diego’s most innovative technology. San Diego mayor Jerry Sanders was in attendance and presented the award for excellence in Clean Technology, a market segment that he and other leaders have a keen interest in growing regionally.

“The strength of applications TechAmerica received this year made for a solid competition, and selecting winners was no small feat,” said Kevin Carroll, executive director for TechAmerica San Diego. Reaction Design is being honored in the Clean Technology category not only for its innovative contributions, but because we believe its clean technology goals exemplify key development in the technology industry.” 

For the complete list of winners and other information please visit the TechAmerica Awards website.

About TechAmerica
TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry, the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing approximately 1,500 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry’s largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members’ top and bottom lines. It is also the technology industry's only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States; Washington, D.C.; Europe (Brussels); and Asia (Beijing). TechAmerica was formed by the merger of AeA (formerly the American Electronics Association), the Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA), the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) and the Government Electronics & Information Technology Association (GEIA). Learn more at or

About Reaction Design
Reaction Design, a San Diego-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their Clean Technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions. Reaction Design is the exclusive developer and distributor of CHEMKIN and CHEMKIN-PRO, the de facto standards for modeling gas-phase and surface chemistry, providing engineers ultra-fast access to reliable answers that save time and money in the Development process. Reaction Design’s ENERGICO software brings accurate chemistry simulation to gas turbine and boiler/furnace combustion systems using automated reactor network analysis. Reaction Design also offers the CHEMKIN-CFD software package, which brings detailed kinetics modeling to other engineering applications, such as Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) programs. Reaction Design’s world-class engineers, chemists and programmers have expertise that spans multi-scale engineering from the molecule to the production plant. Reaction Design serves more than 400 customers in the commercial, government and academic markets.

Reaction Design can be found online at

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