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The IoT/WT Innovation World Cup® stimulates an interactive environment to meet and to talk. It provides a roadmap for start-ups and entrepreneurs, a useful platform for B2B and strategic partnership. We can network and expose our image with professional partners from multiple countries.

Dr. Chris Castel

CEO, CareWare®

Tech start-ups and SMEs should be more aware of the IoT/WT Innovation World Cup® and take part in the competition. It is a very big and interesting event to extend the network and to gain deeper insight into the industry.

Dr. Arik Eisenkraft

Chief Medical Officer, BioBeat Technologies

Winning the IoT/WT Innovation World Cup® is a huge leap forward, as it shows our technology is ready to hit the market. A lot of potential partners and investors recognized us and reacted, thanks to our presence in the competition.

Sebastian Gouy

Co-Founder, UrmO

The IoT/WT Innovation World Cup® Series is a great journey to meet international business angels and investors. We could make contact in the matching sectors and spread our vision.

Tony Nitschke

CEO, Augmented Robotics

Innovation World Cup® Series

MAKING INNOVATION VISIBLE! With over 15 years of successful competitions, the Innovation World Cup® Series is the most established open innovation platform worldwide. We discover emerging applications, solutions, and investment opportunities in new industries with massive growth potential.

In partnership with over 45 leading regional ICT clusters all over the globe, the Innovation World Cup® Series has a significant impact on all parties involved.

We connect the ingenuity of techpreneurs with the potency of leading industry partners to form powerful alliances capable of transforming budding ideas into global giants. For many, the Innovation World Cup® is the reason their innovation is visible to those who make a difference.

The Innovation World Cup® Series is initiated and organized by Navispace AG, an experienced innovation and technology marketing partner since 2003.

How to Participate

The online application is secure, easy to use, and allows you to save your work so that you may come back to work on it in multiple sessions. Follow the registration link, create your participant profile and fill in the submission form. If you are submitting more than one solution, you must complete a new submission form for each one.

In the submission form, describe your solution in a functional way, accompanied by a pitch deck, images and/or video showing its special features, results or advantages. Remember to answer all the questions. Note that only those submissions that have a functional prototype/proof of concept will advance in the competition, mere ideas will not be considered.

To compete in the Smart Clothing Challenge powered by AiQ Smart Clothing and WellTech Challenge, you must answer “Yes” to the relevant questions in the submission forms, “Special Prizes” section, and fill in all the required further details. To compete in the STWIN CHALLENGE powered by STMicroelectronics and the rapidM2M Challenge powered by Microtronics, submit your solution using the respective devkits. European contestants are part of the EBV IoT Hero powered by EBV Elektronik automatically! 

As soon as the submission phase closes, our judging panel of tech experts from world-leading tech companies will evaluate the submissions and select the finalists, who will be invited to join the Pitch and Award Ceremonies.

Why Participate?

Win prizes worth over $500,000 to boost your development and marketing:

  • Speaking slots on the main stages of WT | Wearable Technologies
    Conference Europe (@ISPO), BIM World Munich, BIM World Paris, MEDICA, Mobile World Congress, and many more international events where you will have the chance to pitch your solution to tech leaders and potential investors
  • A cash prize of 10,000 Euro
  • Free Development Kits and free use of productions labs and testing facilities offered by our partners
  • Free marketing packages and extensive media coverage
    at global level
  • Hundreds of technology advisors to support you on technology
    topics (finding the right components, go-to-market strategy, etc.)
  • Placement on the Hall of Fame
  • And much more!

Participation is FREE OF CHARGE. Join the 12th IoT/WT Innovation World Cup® now until September 23, 2020 (23:59 PST) and boost your business with the world’s most prominent tech ecosystem!