Munich/Hanover, 19 April 2023
ST Industrial Innovation Challenge is a special prize of STMicroelectronics to award the most revolutionary solution in the Industrial sector.
Here are the Top4 ST Industrial Innovators 2023 who made it in the finals at HANNOVER MESSE, the world’s leading fair in industrial transformation, on Wednesday, 19 April, 16:00 – 18:00 CEST:
- Charging Robotics, CEO Hovav Gilan, Israel: Robotic system for high efficiency wireless charging of electric vehicles in public parking lots.
- Stratio, Founding CEO Jaehyung James Lee, United States: Low-cost, compact, and better performing Full HD SWIR sensors.
- Tozero, Business Developer Tim Zinkl, Germany: Lithium-ion battery waste management.
- Watersight, Director of Strategic Partnerships Michal Cooper, Israel: Real-time sensing device for water quality analysis and conditioned-based monitoring.
Based on the level of innovation, commercial potential, go-to-market approach and sustainability, the ST jury announced Tozero as the winner of the ST Industrial Innovation Challenge 2023.
“It was great to meet the Top18 Techpreneurs 2023 of the Innovation World Cup® at HANNOVER MESSE this year. We see nice advancements in the quality of the solutions at Innovation World Cup® each year. With the ST Industrial Innovation Challenge, we want to seek out innovative solutions that correspond to our strategy, and bring the Industrial IoT to the next level that addresses the needs of future. We are happy to award Tozero for their technology advancement, and that we can collaborate with them, as well as support further start-ups in the competition who are working on great solutions.” – Werner Neumann, Technical Marketing Manager MEMS, STMicroelectronics.
As the winner of the ST Industrial Innovation Challenge 2023, Tozero will be part of the Innovation World Cup® Hall of Fame. The superstar will benefit from the collaboration with ST’s team and field application experts to move forward with their designs and advance towards mass production, free marketing package with the Innovation World Cup® and +45 ICTs clusters worldwide, and numerous speaking & exhibition opportunities at global leading tech events.
The 4th ST Industrial Innovation Challenge, and the 15th Innovation World Cup® are already open for submissions. Participation is free of charge.
Further information at: www.innovationworldcup.com
Behind the scenes – The Innovation World Cup® Series
The ST Industrial Innovation Challenge special prize of the Innovation World Cup® supports Industrial 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 Altered Carbon – Intelligent digitization of scent.
The Innovation World Cup® Series is the world’s leading open innovation platform that supports breakthrough innovations to become reality and connect techpreneurs with international tech corporations. The Innovation World Cup® Series was initiated by Navispace GmbH in 2003. Current and previous partners include STMicroelectronics, EBV Elektronik, Würth Elektronik, Microtronics, VOSS Automotive, AiQ Smart Clothing, VARTA Microbattery, Google, Intel, Swisscom, Ericsson, Telefonica, Gemalto, Samsung, and many more. Participation is free of charge.
Further partners of the Innovation World Cup® include WT | Wearable Technologies, Hannover Messe, BIM World MUNICH, CSEM, AlpICT, BioAlps Association, ACCIO, Business OULU, G2 Startups, Gate Garching, Wolves Summit, Medical Valley, UnternehmerTUM, IoTWeek, i2cat / IOT Catalan Alliance, Innovative City, Innovability, CENSIS, MEDICA, Invest in Bavaria, MIT Enterprise Forum Poland, Technoport, THINGS Stockholm, Munich Startup, InfoShare, IFJ, ITRI, INN.KUBATOR, TechBBQ, SUCCUS, Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, VJTI- Technology Business Incubator, Upgraded Life, and many more.
Mirna Curcic | Project & Event Manager