Nominations for the second Ringling College Innovation By Creative Design Award, a collaboration between the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County and Ringling College of Art and Design, are now open. The award honors a business or nonprofit for an innovative product or service that demonstrates a creative design solution that has achieved market success. Last year’s winner of the inaugural award was Osprey Biotechnics. To apply, click here. The deadline for applications is Friday, Aug. 19, and the winner will be announced Friday, Sept. 9, at the Economic Development Corporation's annual meeting.