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Entries into the IoT/M2M Innovation World Cup 2016/17 are now closed!

We would like to offer our huge congratulations to all of our 2016/17 IoT/M2M Innovation World Cup participants for all the effort that was put into meeting the December 15th submission deadline. The team here at the Innovation World Cup HQ are excited to get underway with the judging process and will be on the edge of our seats with you as the judges look to choose our finalists.

What’s next? Over the coming weeks our judges will select 5 finalists from each of the 2017 IoT/M2M categories of Healthcare, Smart City, Industrial, Smart Building & Home Automation, Transport & Logistics & Surveillance, Automotive and a Security Award. Our finalists will be named late January so keep an eye out on our website and in the media for the big announcement!

Once again, our many thanks to all our participants. Don’t forget that submissions for our 2016/2017 Digital Marketing Innovation World Cup are still open, so keep those great ideas coming in for more chances to accelerate your exciting innovations.

We look forward to seeing you on stage and will be in touch soon!


Review of the IOT / M2M Innovation World Cup 2015/16

The Award Ceremony in Barcelona on the 24th of February 2016 was a great success. Out of almost 400 submissions only 25 companies were selected as IOT Heroes 2016. Almost all finalists came to Barcelona to present their solutions in the categories Connected Home, Smart City, Mobility, Security, and Healthcare.

The best of the best in Internet of Things were announced right after the elevator pitches: MYXYTY, EverCharge, Kizy Tracking, Swissprime Technologies, and Quanticare Technologies.

The trophies were handed over by the representatives of the IOT / M2M Innovation World Cup sponsors: Gerhard Schedler from Swisscom, Joe Braga from Telit, Marc Naddell from MediaTek Labs, Matthias Dorsch from VARTA Microbattery and Alex Hansmann from Gemalto.

Learn more about all IOT Heroes 2016 here.


Review of IOT / M2M Innovation World Cup 2014/15

All submitted solutions were judged and reviewed by an international team of experts against a set of criteria including degree of innovation, business potential and go-to-market approach. The finalists and winners were announced at the Mobile World Congress, hosted by title sponsor Ericsson, on March 3rd, 2015 in Barcelona.

Learn more about the winners and IoT Innovators of the Year 2015 at the Hall of Fame.

The official award ceremony and announcement of the overall winner took place at SWISSCOM M2M Day in Zurich, on March 12th, 2015.

The IOT / M2M Innovation World Cup took off the 20th of May 2014 at the annual M2M Forum in Milan. Having attracted the interest of developers worldwide, the IOT / M2M Innovation World Cup closed its database the 15th of November 2014 with impressive solutions. We would like to extend our sincerest thanks to all of the participants as well as to our partners for their involvement.

IOT / M2M Innovation World Cup 2014/15 – Award Movie

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