BIG STORIES start here! The WT Innovation World Cup 2016/17 kicks off on the 4th of May and we are looking for to the next generation in wearables!
On the 4th of May the WT Innovation World Cup will start into its next round with an exciting kick-off conference in Oulu, Finland. From that day forward until the 17th of October, you have the chance to submit your innovative solution for free in the area of Wearable Technologies. By doing this you are in the running to be selected as a finalist of the Innovation World Cup with the opportunity to present your innovative idea at the award ceremony next year in front of our sponsors, partners and a broad public of experts!
The WT | Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup 2016/17, with its sponsors STMicroelectronics, MediaTek Labs, 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.
Become innovator of the year and accelerate your business with the help of our Innovation World Cup network. Get in contact with our platinum, gold and silver partners and gain the attention of our regional and media partners. On top, take advantage of free SDKs from our partner STMicroelectronics (see here for more details).
Submissions can be made in the categories “Sports & Fitness”, “Healthcare & Wellness”, “Safety & Security”, “Gaming & Lifestyle”, and in the special prize categories “Smart Clothing” powered by AiQ & “Smart Jewelry”. Take your chance, apply and with some luck, make it into the final round. Gain international awareness for you innovative solution, immensely expand your network, profit from extensive promotion and many other benefits provided by our prominent sponsors and partners!
You can also join us at various events during the submission phase. These events include:
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 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