As the challenges facing our planet grow, so does the need for game-changing solutions. The Industry Solutions Awards celebrate IOT and advanced technologies that are transforming the way the world works.    


These awards shine a spotlight on the most preeminent digital transformation projects across vertical industries such as manufacturing, energy, healthcare, buildings & infrastructures or connected transport.


The awards distinguish the exceptional work of IOT and digital transformation in specific fields and highlight the results that are transforming industries by creating greater efficiency, sustainability and connection to the people served.


“The Industry Solutions Awards” celebrate companies that are transforming the way the world works by solving technical or business challenges using technology. 

Awards Categories

Best Cybersecurity solution

Now more than ever, businesses worry about security processes, theft and loss of information in order to protect their assets. Solutions for dealing with security issues have been inconsistent, resulting in higher costs for companies. This award recognizes the organization that is taking measures and implementing tools to maintain security.

The products/services/projects may include but are not restricted to the following categories:

  • Raising Awareness of Cybersecurity Risk.
  • Maximum effect with minimum disruption.
  • Ease of Adoption, Practicality, and Implementability.
  • Solutions Grounded in Business Drivers.

Best Connected Transport & Smart Vehicles solution

The award will go to a company that has applied technology to solve transportation problems in an innovative way.

The products/services/projects may include but are not restricted to the following sectors: Air Transport, Automotive, Autonomous vehicles, Rail, Shipping and Cargo, Pedestrian safety, etc.

Examples of innovative projects include, but are not limited to, those that:

  • Create transportation systems that can sense and respond to changes in real time.
  • Increase operational efficiencies & public safety, reduce fleet down time and enable preventive maintenance of faulty and soon-to-fail parts by analyzing and reacting to data created by jet engines and sensors monitoring the surrounding environment (temperature, humidity, air pressure, etc.).
  • Identify more efficient routes and improve fuel efficiency, through capacity analytics.

Best Healthcare solution

This category rewards an organization that successfully integrates technology into their mission to improve healthcare quality by providing better care, better outcomes, and lower costs.

The products/services/projects may include but are not restricted to the following sectors: Real-time patient monitoring and remote patient assistance, Telemedicine, Emergency care, Wearable devices, Real-time tracking, Contactless treatment, Diagnosis

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Best Energy & Utilities solution

This category celebrates innovation and imagination, best practice and business excellence, customer service and collaboration in the energy and or utilities industry.

The products/services/projects may include but are not restricted to the following sectors: Oil & Gas, Mining, Green Energy, Circular Economy, Hydrogen, Sustainability

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Best Smart Manufacturing/ Industry 4.0 solution

This category recognizes companies that have made a transformation of their processes incorporating digitization and 4.0 technologies (IOT, digital twin, cybersecurity, AI, cloud, data analytics,) into their operations and management areas. 

Examples of innovative projects and solutions include those that promote the development of more efficient and sustainable production processes, optimization of the product life cycle, recyclability, and reuse of waste, as well as solutions that favor decarbonization, the reduction of the carbon footprint of the final product and its production process.

The products/services/projects may include but are not limited the following: Artificial intelligence (AI) in industrial and production processes, including natural language processing technologies and machine learning, computer vision, maintenance, assistants, contactless solutions, and robotic process automation (RPA), Smart Manufacturing, Digital Manufacturing technologies, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), AR, Process Automation, Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Processing, Business Intelligence, Predictive Analytics

Best Smart Buildings & Smart Cities solution

This award recognizes the most innovative smart cities or smart buildings projects that can potentially make an impact on citizens’ or tenants’ lives and turn our buildings or cities into more sustainable and inclusive places to live or work.

The products/services/projects may include but are not restricted to the following sectors: Smart Buildings and infrastructure, Construction, Warehousing, Smart cities, Crime control, Smart Lighting, Smart Parking, Transport and waste management, recycling, Smart home, Home security, Pet management, Lifestyle.



This award celebrates the career of an industry pioneer, a role model key to pioneering new ideas and actions that challenge the status quo within business and industry. This award is open to audience nomination so that our community can recognize an outstanding business leader who demonstrates inspiring, motivational, and passionate leadership to their team, company, or industry, and has a clear commitment to long-term impacts.



Awards must be submitted by 9th December, 2022


All proposals will be reviewed by a jury of experts to ensure that submission criteria are met

Additional requests

Authors could be subject to additional information from the jury during the evaluation period


All the participants will be notified of their acceptance (3 nominees per category) or rejection from 20th December, 2022

Nominees' publication

All the 3 nominees per category will be published on the official website January 14th, 2023

Awards Winners

Announced during the Industry Solutions Awards Ceremony February 1st, 2023 at the main Auditorium (Fira Barcelona Gran Via venue, hall 4)


CEREMONY Celebrating the Awards 5th Edition


28 OCTOBER 2020 06:00 PM


AUDITORIUM Fira Barcelona: Gran Via – Hall 2




9 SEPTEMBER 2022 – 9 JANUARY, 2022
Submission of the online participation form



Jury review to ensure submition criteria is correct



All the participants will be notified of their acceptance or rejection



The selected Awards will be published on the website


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Richard Soley winner of “The game changer of the year 2022” Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OMG , Executive Director of the Cloud Standards Customer Council, Executive Director of the Industrial Internet Consortium and Executive Director of the Digital Twin Consortium.

Best business optimization solution

"Smart CO2 downhole monitoring for sustainable reservoir operations"

Saudi Aramco

Best Connectivity Solution

"Connecting global fleets of environmental monitoring devices with the EMnify IoT Supernetwork "


Best customer solution

"TCS Smart store "

Tata Consultancy Services

Best security solution

"The world's first fully integrated real time monitoring security service for the energy sector "

Hitachi Energy

the short list of candidates established by categories

Best business optimization solution

"Nowi, Murata and Deutsche Telekom’s Energy Autonomous NB-IoT Module"


Autonomous NB-IoT Development Solution (ANDS) is world’s smallest Energy Harvesting NB-IoT Module. Nowi, Murata & Deutsche Telekom co-created the ANDS, combining a Murata module with Deutsche Telekom’s integrated nuSIM for connectivity and a Nowi PMIC to power the solution with ambient energy. It will drive widespread IoT growth by assisting customers to complete their projects quicker.

"Smart CO2 downhole monitoring for sustainable reservoir operations"

Saudi Aramco

We have developed a smart AI driven sensor optimization framework for CO2 downhole monitoring. The framework integrates multiple IR composition data in real-time utilizing wireless technology, and determines CO2 concentrations in the wellbore. These concentrations are then utilized to optimize the control valves to minimize CO2 output while maintaining production.

"AI framework for FracBot sensors selection Optimization"

EXPEC ARC, Saudi Aramco

An advanced AI framework is developed to enhance FracBot sensor selection for fracture completion and water injection monitoring.  FracBot sensors are wireless micro-sensor

Best connectivity solution

"Telli Health and Eseye make medical IoT healthcare globally accessible to all"

Telli Health

Telli Health is the leader in medical IoT remote patient monitoring devices, providing user-friendly, reliable, and accurate cellular-enabled blood pressure monitors, glucometers, oximeters and thermometers that patients and providers can trust. By partnering with IoT connectivity specialist, Eseye, Telli Health achieved a world-first by launching successful eUICC-certified IoT devices on Verizon.



Hologram Hyper bridges access across multiple regional providers, matching the right profile for each region. Within a single platform, companies can scale their network across different markets seamlessly. There’s no SIM card juggling, multiple carrier agreements to manage, and no need to integrate with various cellular management platforms.

"Connecting global fleets of environmental monitoring devices with the EMnify IoT Supernetwork "


The EMnify IoT Supernetwork is the largest globally distributed mobile cloud core network of its kind, supporting local network access (2G – 5G, LTE-M, NB-IoT) in over 195 countries

Best customer solution

"iMIND – Sustainable IoT solutions for the smart-city and their citizens "


iMIND is an all-in-one smart-city/smart-home solution that applies IoT technologies for water-saving, air quality monitoring, micromobility charging and parking, people counting and smart parking. iMIND is a combination of IoT devices and digital tools (platform and app) that improve business/administrations processes and consumer satisfaction and awareness. Solutions are currently from TRL4-9.

"Parking Violation Monitoring "

Cicicom Ltd

Cicicom has created an end-to-end IoT enforcement solution that automates area inspections and violations. The system consists of sensors that reliably detect parking occupancy and identify the vehicle using a special tag. Violations for various parking categories, such as disabled, resident, restricted, or time-based are monitored via a web/mobile application, greatly reducing inspection time.

"TCS Smart store "

Tata Consultancy Services

TCS Smart Store is an AI-based image and video analytics solution that leverages sensor fusion-based infrastructure and contextual algorithms to provide real-time alerts and analytics. The solution enables smart and self-aware store operations and elevates in-store customer experience. Use cases include retail shrinkage, AI-driven stock replenishment, and AI-based sales improvement.

Best security solution

"IoT security in EV charging: Securing critical EV charging infrastructure with EMnify Cloud Connect "


EMnify Cloud Connect allows devices and applications to communicate within a closed, private networking environment to ensure data security. EV (Electric Vehicle) businesses can establish a secure, private network between chargers and the management backend. Communication is not visible externally to prevent unwanted control signals to the chargers. 

"CSL Router with Dual SIM – Providing a Managed, Cyber Secure and Resilient Connectivity Solution for Critical Communications "


The CSL Router is a critical communication solution that sends data via two network-diverse 4G Roaming SIMs, providing an encrypted connection to the internet on sites where wired broadband is unavailable, impractical or slow. Our 4G back-up option upgrades an existing broadband service to a private network, providing a reliable failover business solution if your wired broadband goes down. 

"The world's first fully integrated real time monitoring security service for the energy sector "

Hitachi Energy

The Industrial Security Center’s innovative service integrates three world-class processes security operators, allowing for real-time response for critical infrastructures. The 24/7 expertise from Hitachi Energy, Telekom Security and Securitas enables critical infrastructures in the utility and industrial sector to tackle security challenges while enhancing compliance with changing regulations.



2023 Industry Solutions Awards JURY

Pere Tuset

Coordinator of the IOT and Industry 4.0 Working Group

Paulo José Spaccaquerche


Guillermo Canal

General Director

Joan Figueras Tugas



Orlane Gimenez

Business Developer Manager


Claudio Goldbach

ABII Ecosystem Relations Manager


Best security solution to protect business critical services

Best connectivity solution to remove geographical limitations

Best customer solution to excellence B2C expectations

Best business optimization solution for a real-time performance monitoring

Best intelligence solution to improve corporate digital ethics

Special award: Game Changer of the year

NEw awards categories


Awards Jury

Ai Beydoun

Al Beydoun

President and Executive Director


Eric Conn

Senior Editor and Co-Founder
IOT for all

Claudio Goldbach

Claudio Goldbach


Jeff Kerns

Jeff Kerns

Technology Editor
Machine Design


Graham Kerr

Technical Director


Rob Van Kranenburg


Flavio Maeda

Flavio Maeda


Trent Savaggio

Trent Salvaggio

Executive Director
Talent Consortium

Richard Soley

Richard Soley

Executive Director
Industrial Internet Consortium

Pedro Mier

Pedro Mier holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineer ing from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, MBA from ESADE and PADE from IESE. He is currently President of AMETIC (Association of Electronics, Information Technology and Telecommunications Companies of Spain), Shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TRYO Aerospace & Electronics, Board Member of the Premo Group and Committee of CTTC. member of Space Angels Network and Member of the Sc ientific Advisory