A Lynchburg wireless innovator has been name among the top entrepreneurs in the state. The Center for Innovative Technology, last month, named James Neel on the list of those receiving the center’s GAP 50 Entrepreneur Award. Six area entrepreneurs were nominated for the award, but Neel, the founder and president of Cognitive Radio Technologies was the only winner from the Hill City. The company specializes in wireless radio research largely connected to Department of Defense contracts. The award is part the Governor’s “year of the entrepreneur” initiative, which is aimed at recognizing business leaders at high-growth companies.