Top IoT Game-Changers all geared up for the Pitch and Award ceremony in Barcelona!
The registration of this extraordinary edition of the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® 2017/18 closed on 18 November 2017 with more contestants than ever! Our judging panel members were extremely impressed by the quality of the submitted solutions and had a difficult task to select the top wearables and IoT finalists.
The up-coming Pitch and Award Ceremony for top IoT innovators will take place at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona on February 27th 2018. 32 finalists chosen by our jury will pitch their solutions in six different categories:
City | Retail | Home & Lifestyle | Healthcare | Industrial | Transportation.
In addition, our partners Gemalto and LoRa Alliance™ will award their special prize winners. Check out the overall list of finalists here.
The top wearable innovators pitched on stage at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 EUROPE on January 30th 2018 in Munich. Check here which companies won the Lifestyle, Sports & Fitness, Healthcare and Industrial categories and got special prizes from our partners AiQ Smart Clothing, EBV Elektronik and Geeny powered by Telefónica NEXT. You can also review them in a movie format. Complete list of the finalists who pitched on stage is available here.
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About the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® 2017/18:
The IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® is the world leading competition in the areas of Internet of Things and Wearable Technologies.
The competition includes seven different categories:
Home | City | Lifestyle | Industrial | Transportation | Healthcare | Retail
As well as the special prizes:
EBV IoT Hero powered by EBV Elektronik
LoRaWAN™ Challenge powered by LoRa Alliance
Smart Home powered by B/S/H
Security Award powered by Gemalto
Smart Clothing powered by AIQ
Connected Living Challenge by Geeny
Participants have the chance to win prizes worth over $500,000, find out what the prizes are here!
Additionally, to bring their solution to life already now and enhance their chance of going home as a winner, all participants could request free development kits provided by our partners.
The IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® Pitch and Award Ceremony will be held at Europe’s major Expos focused on Wearable Technologies and IoT.
If you want to learn more, have a look at our FAQ page.
Review of the IOT / M2M Innovation World Cup® 2016/17
The pitch and award ceremony of the 5th IOT/M2M Innovation World Cup® was fantastic! Hosted by our official Spanish partner ACCIO, the award ceremony was held for the first time inside the Mobile World Congress – the largest gathering for the mobile industry held in Barcelona. 26 finalists took the stage to pitch their outstanding solutions to an audience of investors, media, executives and Mobile World Congress attendees.
The 6 most innovative Internet of Things companies to watch in 2017 were announced straight after the elevator pitches, and here they are: Senlab, Immotor, Tunnel, Tosibox (in both Industrial and Security), SmartyPans and Techsource Europe.
The trophies were presented to the finalists by representatives of the IOT/M2M Innovation World Cup® 2016/17 sponsors: Remi De-Fouchier and Manfred Kube of Gemalto, as well as Martin Gebler from Bosch Group.
Watch the award movie below:
Review of WT | Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup® 2016/17
The world champions in wearables were announced at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference EUROPE 2017 on February 7th in Munich. 29 out of 400 registered contestants were nominated to become the Innovators of the Year in 6 different categories. The decision was made by an international expert jury. Read the official press release here.
The WT | Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup® 2017, with its sponsors STMicroelectronics, AiQ, VARTA Microbattery and Cicor, is the worldwide leading innovation competition in the area of wearable technologies. The competition, with prizes worth over $300,000 is designed to inspire and stimulate excellent next-generation solutions with the potential of becoming real marketable products. In this year’s edition 2016/17, submissions have been made in the categories “Sports & Fitness”, “Healthcare & Wellness”, “Safety & Security”, “Gaming & Lifestyle”, and the special prize categories “Smart Clothing” & “Smart Jewelry”.
Get to know the 2017 category winners and their innovative solutions in the Hall of fame. See you next year for the IoT/ WT Innovation World Cup® 2017/18!
WT | Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup® 2016/17 – Award Movie
WT | Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup® 2016/17 – Award Ceremony Image
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 WT | Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup® 2015/16
With more than 450 registered contestants from 60 countries the WT | Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup® was a great success. Almost all finalists presented their innovative products live on stage at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference Europe, on January 26th in Munich. It was truly an innovation wild fire! Afterwards the official ceremony started with a fulminant award movie. The trophies were handed over by the representatives of the WT Innovation World Cup® sponsors: Andrea Onetti (STMicroelectronics), Abbas Sumar (MediaTek Labs), Philipp Miehlich (VARTA Microbattery), Steve Huang (AiQ), and Beat Marbacher (Cicor).
Learn more about the “WT Innovator of the Year 15/16”, the category winners and the special prize winners at the Hall of Fame.
WT | Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup® 2015/16 – Award Ceremony Images
WT | Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup® 2015/16 – Award Movie
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
Review of WT | Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup® 2014/15
For the WT Innovation World Cup® 2014/15 all submitted solutions were judged and reviewed by an international team of experts. The finalists were awarded at the official award ceremony at the WT Wearable Technologies Conference Europe, on February 2nd, 2015 in Munich.
Learn more about the “WT Innovator of the Year 14/15”, the category winners and the special prize winner at the Hall of Fame.
WT Innovation World Cup® 2014/15 – Award Movie
WT Innovation World Cup® 2014/15 – Award Ceremony Images