Meet the Top 18 Techpreneurs 2024 at Hannover Messe

Munich, March 2024

The 15th Innovation World Cup® and HANNOVER MESSE has announced the Top 18 Techpreneurs of 2024 in the Industrial, Energy, Mobility, and Robotics categories, the EBV Innovation Hero and the ST Industrial Innovation Challenge (listed by category & alphabetical order):





ST Industrial Innovation Challenge:

EBV Innovation Hero:

The Top 18 Techpreneurs of 2024 are set to showcase their innovations at the official pitch and award ceremony during HANNOVER MESSE, the premier global event for industrial transformation with 6,500 exhibitors and 200,000 visitors. The finals will take place on April 24, 2024, from 16:00 to 18:00 CET at the Industry 4.0 Stage in Hall 8 D17. The event is open to interested audience.

An expert panel of judges including senior representatives from VDMA, HTGF, Siemens, Bosch, Würth and more will determine the winners across all categories.

The 16th Innovation World Cup® is already open for submissions. Participation is free of charge.
Further information at:

Behind the scenes – The Innovation World Cup® Series

The Innovation World Cup® Series is the global open innovation platform that connects corporates and techpreneurs. It acts as a catalyst for future innovations. The Innovation World Cup® Series powered by Techpreneurs Gmbh a Navispace company was initiated in 2003. Partners include STMicroelectronics, HTC VIVE, Google Cloud, Ericsson, Intel, EBV Elektronik, Swisscom, Würth Elektronik, Samsung, Telefonica, Telit, VARTA Microbattery and more.

Further partners include Hannover Messe, BIM World MUNICH, MEDICA, CSEM, HTGF, VDMA, WT | Wearable Technologies, AlpICT, BioAlps Association, ACCIO, Business OULU, Business France, Business Finland,  G2 Startups, Gate Garching, Wolves Summit, The Trade Council Denmark, Medical Valley, UnternehmerTUM, IoTWeek, Innovability, WMF We Make Future, Werk1, Stanford University, Innosuisse, CENSIS, Invest in Bavaria, Technoport, THINGS Stockholm, Health Capital Helsinki, InfoShare, ITRI, TechBBQ, Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, and many more.

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