CeBIT 2017, 20 - 24 March

CeBIT 2017, 20 - 24 March
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CeBIT Innovation Award

This year, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and Deutsche Messe AG have presented the CeBIT Innovation Awards, with their total prize money of 100,000 euros, for the fourth time.

CeBIT Innovation Award 2017

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and Deutsche Messe have been jointly sponsoring and staging the CeBIT Innovation Award since 2013. Apart from the opportunity to present their ideas and business models to an international audience of industry professionals, winners of the award benefit from financial support for the further development of their concepts, hardware and software solutions.

All entries are assessed by a jury headed by Berlin-based design expert Dr. Gesche Joost. Assessment criteria include degree of innovation, design input, feasibility, everyday usability and suitability for exhibition at a trade show. From among the entries, the jury will select three winners, which will be awarded and showcased at CeBIT 2017.

The jury

  • Dr. Gesche Joost
    Professor for Design Research at Berlin University of the Arts and head of the Design Research Lab at Telekom Innovation Laboratories
  • Dr. Elisabeth André
    Chair of Human-Centered Multimedia, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Augsburg University
  • Dr. Susanne Boll-Westermann
    Professor for Media Informatics and Multimedia Systems, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Member of the Board, Oldenburg Institute for Information Technology(OFFIS)
  • Oliver Frese
    Member of the Managing Board, Deutsche Messe AG
  • Dr. Wolf-Dieter Lukas
    Head of the Department for Key Technologies – Research for Innovation, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • Nikolaus Röttger
    Editor-in-chief, WIRED Germany
  • Dr. Wolfgang Wahlster
    CEO and Scientific Director, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

Further information on the CeBIT Innovation Award 2017 is available (in German only) at .

CeBIT Innovation Award Review 2016

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