Munich, April 2022 – The 13th IoT Innovation World Cup® at HANNOVER MESSE, the international award and catalyst for future innovations in the Internet of Things, Wearable Technologies and DeepTech, has unveiled the Top15 IoT Innovators 2022! 

Worldwide start-ups, scale-ups and innovative SMEs submitted their solutions that shake the future of the Industry 4.0, Energy & Safety, City and Agriculture sectors. +400 submissions from +65 countries, and only 3% of those made it to the finals.

Here are the Top15 IoT Innovators 2022 (in alphabetical order):

Industrial IoT:
Altered Carbon (UK) – Intelligent digitization of scent
GreaseBoss (Australia) – Digital transformation of greasing industrial equipment
Ladon Energy (Germany) – Ladon energy box
Ligna Energy (Sweden) – Ligna S-Power – Batteries from forest materials (Portugal) – Automated system for defect prevention & waste reduction in textiles
XELA Robotics (Japan) – Providing the human sense of touch to robots

Energy & Safety:
Passive Eye (UK) – Passive Eye self-sustaining monitor
PEEK (Germany) – A new and innovative way to protect power grid workers on the field
Serinus Labs (US) – Early warning sensors for lithium-ion battery safety

CrowdScan (Belgium) – The future of crowd analytics
Energiot (Spain) – Global battery-free IoT network for a smarter grid
Vourity (Sweden) – Vourity embedded payments

FELCO (Switzerland) – Digivitis – A solution for precision viticulture
NAUST Robotics (Denmark) – Upgrading agriculture with autonomous drones
Soil Scout (Finland) – Wireless soil condition sensor

The Top15 IoT Innovators 2022 will present in the official pitch & award ceremony at HANNOVER MESSE (Hanover), the world’s leading fair for industrial transformation with 6.500 exhibitors and 200.000 visitors, on 1 June 2022, 16:00 – 18:00 CET.

The expert jury of the Innovation World Cup® at HANNOVER MESSE will determine the winners of the categories, the ST Industrial Innovation Challenge powered by STMicroelectronics, and EBV Innovation Hero powered by EBV Elektronik.

The 14th IoT 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 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 include WT | Wearable Technologies, 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.

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