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Each curator is responsible for a category, and is charged with choosing five nominees for the most-innovative mantle in that category. There are 15 categories in all. The nominees can be companies, products, technologies or events. Mashable chooses fourteen curators, with readers getting to apply for the 15th slot. The winner of the curator slot will find out on Nov. 26. Readers then vote on which nominee in each category should be considered the most innovative.

Take a look at the categories here, and, assuming you’re not applying to judge, let us know who you would choose in the comments.

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