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STMicroelectronics renews partnership as title sponsor of the Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup

After an outstanding success of the last year’s competition, the Innovation World Cup Series is very delighted to welcome back STMicroelectronics as title sponsor of the Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup 14/15. In cooperation with sponsors and partners, first and foremost title sponsor STMicroelectronics, the Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup identifies and supports innovative solutions and applications worn close to the body, on the body or even in the body.

“We have been supporting the WT Innovation World Cup from the very beginning and every year the competition exceeded our expectations. The WT Innovation World Cup not only shows us exciting opportunities and future possibilities making daily life smarter. Sponsoring the Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup is a good way for STMicroelectronics to make a positive contribution to people´s lives”, says Andrea Onetti, General Manager Analog and Audio Systems Division, STMicroelectronics.
From 1st of June to November 15th 2014, innovators and developers from all over the world are once again invited to submit innovative solutions that have the potential to become real marketable products for Wearable Technologies in the fields of Sports & Fitness, Healthcare & Wellness, Safety & Security and Gaming & Lifestyle.

“The Competition enables us to get directly in touch with innovative developer communities on all continents. As one of the biggest electronics and semiconductor manufacturers we will again offer discounted development kits to speed the development of wearable solutions”, Gerard Cronin, Head of Marketing Communications at STMicroelectronics. For more information visit www.innovationworldcup.com/wt
 

About the Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup

The Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup is the leading worldwide innovation competition in the field of Wearable Technologies. The WT Innovation World Cup was first launched in 2009, and over 2,100 contestants already took part. The Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup invites contestants from all over the world to submit innovative solutions in the areas of sports & fitness, healthcare & wellness, gaming & lifestyle and safety & security. An international panel of industry experts will select the most innovative products according to criteria such as level of innovation, marketability, and usability.

Submissions are accepted from June 1 to November 15, 2014. For further information and registration, visit: www.innovation-worldcup.com.

The WT Innovation World Cup is sponsored by STMicroelectronics, AiQ Smart Clothing, C. Schneider – New Solutions, and VARTA Microbattery. Further partners include SIIA, MEDICA, ISPO, Continua Health Alliance and Wearable Technologies AG, as well as the regional and media partners Plug and Play Tech Center, Cluster 55, TAITRA, Team Cote D’Azur, Comm4Innov, Innovative City, CSEM, and AlpICT.

Innovation World Cup Press Contact:
Navispace AG
Susanne Schneider
s.schneider@navispace.de