Munich/Hanover, 1 June 2022
EBV Innovation Hero is a special prize of EBV Elektronik to award ground-breaking European techpreneurs.
Here are the Top3 EBV Innovation Heroes who made it in the finals at HANNOVER MESSE, the world’s leading fair in industrial transformation, on Wednesday, 1 June, 16:00 – 18:00 CET:
- Ladon Energy (Germany) – Ladon energy box optimizes energy flow
- Passive Eye (UK) – Passive Eye self-sustaining monitor
- Soil Scout (Finland) – Wireless soil condition sensor
Based on the level of innovation, commercial potential, go-to-market approach and sustainability, the EBV jury announced Ladon Energy (Germany) as the 5th EBV Innovation Hero.
Ladon Energy GmbH develops the Ladon energy box that optimizes energy flow by detecting the energetic fingerprint from one single point of installation, and showing which appliance is turned on and how much energy is consumed without being attached to a dedicated device.
“This is the 5th times we collaborate with the Innovation World Cup® to support European techpreneurs in the EBV Innovation Hero, and we always find outstanding outcomes. We are very happy to announce Ladon Energy (Germany) as the winner of the 5th EBV Innovation Hero. The Ladon Energy box addresses the world’s emerging energy challenges, which is very good and is what we are looking for. With this champion, we congratulate Ladon Energy, that they can advance their product and make a successful market entry.” – Karl Lehnhoff, Director Segment Industrial, Scientific & Medical, EBV Elektronik.
As the winner of the 5th EBV Innovation Hero 2022, Ladon Energy will receive a cash prize of 10.000 Euro, scale up their business further with EBV’s field application engineers including engineering, sourcing, and logistics supports, free marketing package with the Innovation World Cup® and +45 ICTs clusters worldwide. It’s official that Ladon Energy marks their name on the Innovation World Cup® Hall of Fame.
The 14th Innovation World Cup® is already open for submissions. Start-ups, scale-ups and innovative SMEs worldwide submit your solutions for free here: www.innovationworldcup.com
Behind the scenes – The Innovation World Cup® Series
The EBV Innovation Hero special prize of the Innovation World Cup® is EBV Elektronik‘s initiative to support techpreneurs all over Europe. EBV is the European branch of Avnet, the largest semiconductor distributor, specialized in the EMEA semiconductor distribution helping the Innovation World Cup® contestants to bring their solutions to the market successfully. Previous winners of the EBV Innovation Hero are Luke Roberts, ARION, AFS Agro Flow System & BeFC.
The Innovation World Cup® Series is the world’s leading open innovation platform that supports breakthrough innovations to become reality and connect techpreneurs with international tech corporations. The Innovation World Cup® Series was initiated by Navispace GmbH in 2003. Current and previous partners include STMicroelectronics, EBV Elektronik, Würth Elektronik, Microtronics, VOSS Automotive, AiQ Smart Clothing, VARTA Microbattery, Google, Intel, Swisscom, Ericsson, Telefonica, Gemalto, Samsung, and many more. Participation is free of charge.
Further partners of the Innovation World Cup® include WT | Wearable Technologies, BIM World MUNICH, CSEM, AlpICT, BioAlps Association, ACCIO, Business OULU, G2 Startups, Gate Garching, Wolves Summit, Medical Valley, UnternehmerTUM, IoTWeek, i2cat / IOT Catalan Alliance, Innovative City, Innovability, CENSIS, MEDICA, Invest in Bavaria, MIT Enterprise Forum Poland, Technoport, THINGS Stockholm, Munich Startup, InfoShare, IFJ, ITRI, INN.KUBATOR, TechBBQ, SUCCUS, Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, VJTI- Technology Business Incubator, Upgraded Life, and many more.
Hanh Nguyen | Project & Event Manager