STMicroelectronics Announces Winner of ST Industrial Innovation Challenge at HANNOVER MESSE

Munich/Hanover, 24 April 2024

STMicroelectronics, a global leader in semiconductor solutions, is thrilled to unveil the winner of the ST Industrial Innovation Challenge 2024, an award recognizing groundbreaking advancements in the industrial sector. The announcement took place at HANNOVER MESSE, the premier global event for industrial transformation, on Wednesday, April 24.

After careful evaluation based on criteria including innovation level, commercial viability, go-to-market strategy, and sustainability, the ST jury is pleased to announce Viezo as the recipient of the ST Industrial Innovation Challenge award.

Congratulations are extended to all three finalists:

Viezo‘s exceptional performance and approach have earned them the coveted title, showcasing their dedication to advancing industrial innovation and highlighting the transformative potential of emerging technologies in shaping the future of industry. As the winner of the ST Industrial Innovation Challenge 2024, they will receive invaluable support from ST’s team and field application experts to advance their designs towards mass production. Additionally, their achievement secures them a prestigious place in the Innovation World Cup® Hall of Fame.

The 5th ST Innovation Challenge, and the 16th Innovation World Cup® are already open for submissions. Participation is free of charge.

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Behind the scenes – The Innovation World Cup® Series

The ST Innovation Challenge special prize of the Innovation World Cup® supports innovators worldwide. ST provides free dev kits and technical supports to all eligible participants to take their DeepTech and IoT solutions to the next level. The previous winner of the ST Industrial Innovation Challenge was Tozero.

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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