Meet the Top 3 of the EBV Innovation Hero Award 2024 at Hannover Messe

Munich, March 2024

The EBV Innovation Hero, a platform of EBV Elektronik to connect and accelerate European techpreneurs, has unveiled its finalists for the 2024 edition.

Here are the Top 3 of the EBV Innovation Hero award 2024 (in alphabetical order):

The Top 3 of the EBV Innovation Hero 2024 will pitch their solutions live in front of the expert jury in the official pitch & award ceremony at HANNOVER MESSE (Hanover) the world’s leading fair in industrial transformation with 6.500 exhibitors and 200.000 visitors, on 24 April 202416:00 CET at the Industry 4.0 Conference Stage (Hall 8, D17).

The winner of the EBV Innovation Hero will receive a cash prize of 10.000 Euro, collaboration with EBV’s tech experts, valuable business match-making for scaling up, speaking slots at further leading tech events, free marketing packages, placement on the Innovation World Cup Hall of Fame, and many more.

The 8th EBV Innovation Hero and the 16th Innovation World Cup® are already open for submissions. Participation is free of charge. Further information at:

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 Ladon Energy, Luke Roberts, ARION, AFS Agro Flow System, BeFC and Dryad Networks.

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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