The Technology Association of Georgia has picked 18 companies as semifinalists competing for the chance to make presentations at its annual tech summit.

The “Innovation on the Edge” event is set for Feb. 7 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta.

Ten companies will be selected to present.

The semifinalists include: AirDefense, BioFiscia, ChoicePoint, CipherTrust, DSI-Digital, IVivity, Jacket Micro, JBoss, M1 Global, Manhattan Associates, nuBridges, Oversight, PlayMotion, Premiere, Scentric, @International Services, Version One and Wireless Extenders.

TAG will recognize a “Top 40” of the most innovative tech companies in Georgia.

Criteria for selection include: degree of innovation; scope and financial impact of innovation; likelihood of success; and promotion of Georgia’s innovative efforts nationally and internationally.