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    Industry of Things World Awards 2019

    To celebrate the fifth anniversary of our flagship event Industry of Things World, we have decided to launch the first Industry of Things World Award. The award will celebrate the achievements you have accomplished in successfully implementing your Industrial IoT project. Our expert jury will review the applications and nominate the best projects. Taking place on the main stage of the Industry of Things World, the award ceremony will bring the nominees the recognition they deserve during a live-voting session with the largest community of Industrial IoT decision-makers in Europe.


    Opens April 2019: Get the recognition you and your company deserve!

    Category 1 – Best Implementation of IIoT Technology on the Shopfloor

    • Centralized control or remote monitoring
    • Applying digital twin technology
    • Additive Manufacturing
    • Augmented or virtual reality embedded system technology
    • Enhancing industrial automation or robotics with smart sensors & AI
    • Smart sensors enabling smart maintenance
    • Tracing, tracking & intralogistics

    Category 2 – Best Conception of an IIoT Platform

    • Integrated industrial IoT platform
    • Enhancing industrial control systems with IIoT
    • Cybersecurity/ ICS security (ISA99)
    • Cloud & edge computing
    • Big data analytics and AI platform

    Evaluation Criteria

    • INNOVATION – How innovative or unique is the approach?
    • SIMPLICITY – How easy is the project to realize and to maintain?
    • ACHIEVEMENT – What has been improved through the implementation?
    • MATURITY – Is the approach ready to use?
    • COST EFFECTIVENESS – What is the balance of development costs and savings?

    The Jury 2019

    Industry of Things World Award

    Industry-wide recognition

    during the Industry of Things World Ceremony where all key IoT stakeholders in Europe will be represented

    Media attention

    through an Industry of Things World Award press release, social media post and media exposure for all the winners, as well as during the ceremony

    Boost your project

    and foster enthusiasm of your efforts among your colleagues, employees, management and team members

    Help a good cause

    as we will select a charity on behalf of the winners and exclusively donate € 1,000 to support their individual projects

    Industry of Things World Award

    trophy and certificate to proudly display in your office

    Industry of Things World Award logo

    available to include on all your marketing materials



    April 10 – June 30: Submit your project by filling in the online application form


    July 01 – July 31: Our expert jury will review all the applications


    August 1: The nominees will be announced and asked to prepare a short video presenting their IoT projects. The video should be submitted before September 10.


    September 16: The winners of the first Industry of Things World Award will be announced during a live-voting session

    Industry of Things World Award
    Terms & Conditions


    • No applications for the Industry of Things World Award will be considered after the deadline of June 30, 2019
    • Only end-user applications will be reviewed by the jury
    • All applications must be submitted in English
    • Only applicants who have completed the award application with all required details will be nominated for each category. Your award application must refer to an Industrial IoT, Smart Manufacturing or Automation project in your company
    • Only projects that have been implemented or are already in an implementation phase are being considered. The project implementation of the project must not date back longer than 2 years
    • By submitting the application, you agree to the terms & conditions of we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH


    • All nominees will be asked to prepare a 2 minute-long video showcasing their project. Style, format and content can be based on individual / corporate design
    • The video will be shown live on stage during the award ceremony taking place on September 16, 2019 at the bcc Berlin Congress Center
    • Failure to provide a video/presentation may result in disqualification
    • All nominees must attend the award ceremony or send representative


    • We reserve the right to publish your project under your name and company name respectively. It is therefore advisable to ensure that all submissions are fully approved by your organisation before applying
    • Besides being used for evaluation-purposes, the information provided by applicants may be published on further channels by we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH.

    Your Contact Person for the Industry of Things World Award

    Elise Orhan
    Marketing Director
    Manufacturing & Industry of Things World Events
    Phone: +49 (0)30 52 10 70 3 – 84
    Email: elise.orhan@we-conect.com

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