Cohesion Selected as Finalist for Chicago Innovation Awards

SEPT. 28, 2020

The female-led startup Cohesion was chosen to be one of the Top 100 Finalists for the 19th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards

CHICAGO (September 28, 2020) – Cohesion, an early-stage smart building SaaS company, announced today that it was selected to be one of this year’s Top 100 Finalists for the Chicago Innovation Awards. Award winners will be announced on October 19th at the virtual event to honor the 20 most innovative new products and services.

In the coming weeks, the public will have the chance to vote on their favorite innovation among this year’s Top 100 Finalists through the People’s Choice Awardvoting.

The Chicago Innovation Awards celebrates innovations that uniquely fill unmet needs, spark a competitive response in the marketplace, exceed market expectations, achieve financial success, and improve people’s lives. They emerge from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Most importantly, the Chicago Innovation Awards remind us that innovation is thriving in the Chicago region. Learn more at

About Cohesion
Cohesion’s IoT and AI-enabled platform integrates building systems, streamlines operations, and connects tenants and operators to deliver actionable insights. Cohesion allows for real estate operators to make their properties “smart” to enhance the tenant experience, while also creating cost efficiencies. Founded in August 2018 and headquartered in Chicago’s Central Business District, Cohesion is a spin-off venture of ESD, a leading Chicago-based global engineering design firm at the forefront of next generation building design. For more information, visit and follow @CohesionIB.