Nominations are now open for the third annual Ringling College Innovation By Creative Design Award, a collaboration between the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County and Ringling College of Art and Design. The award honors a business or nonprofit for an innovative product or service that demonstrates a creative design solution that has earned market success. Previous winners were Osprey Biotechnics in 2015 and Penta5 in 2016. Apply online. The deadline is Friday, Aug. 4.