15th Innovation World Cup®

The Innovation World Cup®, the world’s leading competition for IoT, Wearable and DeepTech start-ups & scale-ups, is welcoming international techpreneurs to make their innovations visible to the world and create valuable business connections. Join the 15th edition of the Innovation World Cup® in the categories Industrial, Energy, Mobility, Security, City, Agriculture, Home, Lifestyle and Sports (for Healthcare please check the Healthcare Innovation World Cup®). By entering your submission you can additionally take part in the following special prizes of the competition:
Win prizes worth more than 500,000 USD, including:
  • Prominent speaking opportunities and official finals pitch events on the main stages of leading industry events such as HANNOVER MESSEWT | Wearable Technologies Conferences, MEDICA, BIM World MUNICH and many more!
  • A cash prize of 10.000 Euro (7th EBV Innovation Hero)
  • Exclusive business connections with international leading tech corporates, potential investors and partners
  • Free use of production labs, testing facilities and technical support
  • Free Development Kits supported by STMicroelectronics, Würth Elektronik, EBV Elektronik and VARTA Microbattery
  • Free marketing packages and extensive media publicity at a global level
  • Placement on the Hall of Fame of the Innovation World Cup®

The participation in the competition is FREE OF CHARGE.

Deadline is the 8th of February 2024, 11:59 PM CET.

Show how your connected solutions, including a wide range of sensor-based devices, wearables & applications, disrupt the following sectors:

If you are looking to push your innovation further, complete your submission entry and request free development kits supported by our partners STMicroelectronics, EBV Elektronik and Würth Elektronik

All submissions are evaluated by an international jury board based on the degree of innovation, technological feasibility, commercial potential, marketing & go-to-market approach, time to market and sustainability. The jurors will select the Top IoT and wearable techpreneurs, who will be publicly announced and invited to present their solutions at the official pitch and award ceremonies on the main stages of leading international industry gatherings. The Top15 IoT Innovators will present at HANNOVER MESSE (Hanover), the Top24 Health Techpreneurs at MEDICA (Düsseldorf), the Top12 Smart Construction Innovators at BIM World MUNICH (Munich), the Top12 Wearable Techpreneurs 2024 at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference Europe (Munich). To learn more about the Innovation World Cup®, have a look at the most frequently asked questions and answers.
Hopping on to the Innovation World Cup® race will give you access to multiple global events, speaking opportunities and hands-on workshops with important industry players. Check out here our roadmap!