Innovation World Cup Series is very pleased to announce its partnership with Gemalto!

Herrsching, 22 August 2014 – Innovation World Cup Series` developer community will get the unique opportunity to access Gemalto’s Cinterion® Concept Board at attractive discounted rates.

Innovation is one of Gemalto’s core values, being at the forefront of developing technologies to enable organizations to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals that want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are enjoyable and safe. Built on the vision of providing innovative developers with a platform to interact, generate new solutions and leverage the existing ones through dedicated resources, the Innovation World Cup Series as an international reference point fits perfectly and serves the strategic directions of Gemalto: Cloud computing security, smart metering / smart grid, connected cars, and seamless personal transactions and much more.

In partnership with incubators, an international network of experts and global partners, the Innovation World Cup Series creates a productive infrastructure for innovative entrepreneurs and developer communities, giving them the critical head start to establish a footprint in the marketplace. “Now, by means of our constructive partnership with the Innovation World Cup 14/15, we will be able to address a greater number of developers around the world and support them in leveraging the full potential of secure, connected business models.” says Manfred Kube, Head of M2M Segment Marketing and Director Business Development for mHealth at Gemalto.

In addition to cash prizes and additional promotional benefits, contestants of the Innovation World Cup have the unique chance to order a Cinterion® Concept Board of Gemalto at very attractive conditions. The first 10 contestants ordering a Cinterion® Concept Board will qualify to get it for free and the next 100 contestants ordering a Cinterion® Concept Board will get a discount voucher worth 20 Euro. The Gemalto M2M Concept Board is the perfect companion to get started with embedded development for the Internet of Things (IoT). For fast prototyping, the Concept Board can be connected to Arduino-style sensor boards and includes an EHS6 Java-powered module for global 2G and 3G cellular connectivity. By saving time and money in the development process utilizing Gemalto’s Cinterion Concept Board and leveraging the perfectly aligned subsequent steps in the developer journey with Cinterion Terminals, modules and the cloud-based SensorLogic application enablement platform, Gemalto’s M2M technology can help to quickly turn an innovation into profit.

Developers from all around the world are invited to submit their solution to the Innovation World Cup in the categories of Industry 4.0, Mobility, Security, Healthcare, Energy, Connected Home. Register today for Innovation World Cup to qualify for one of the free Concept Boards.

For registration and more information, visit

About the IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup
The IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup (former M2M Challenge) is going into its third round. First launched in 2012, it has already proven to be the leading IoT / M2M award worldwide. Hundreds of contestants from 70 countries demonstrate the huge innovation potential in the world of machine-to-machine communication and the Internet of Things. The leading global innovation competition is welcoming revolutionary IoT / M2M solutions in the categories of Industry 4.0, Mobility, Energy, Security, Healthcare, and Connected Home.  An international panel of industry experts will select the most innovative products according to criteria such as level of innovation, marketability, and usability.

Submissions are accepted until November 15, 2014. Participation is free of charge.

The IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup is sponsored by Swisscom and Ericsson as title sponsors, as well as Telit Wireless Solutions, Intel, VARTA Microbattery, Gemalto, m2mapps, connect and Connected Home. Further partners include MEDICA, Continua Health Alliance and Wearable Technologies AG, m2m forum, Engerati, M2M World Forum, Plug and Play Tech Center, Cluster 55, TAITRA, Team Cote D’Azur, Comm4Innov, Innovative City, CSEM, and AlpICT.

Innovation World Cup Series Contact
Navispace AG
Serpil Döring

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