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INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS AWARDS

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.   

Celebrate Innovation! Join us on February 1st, at the Auditorium. Awards Ceremony & Networking Cocktail

INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION

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.

NEW AWARDS

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.

NEW CHALLENGES

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

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.

Meet the Nominees

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. 

A concrete Industry 4.0 implementation - Volvo Smart Factory

Volvo

Volvo Smart Factory is an ambitious program to move toward Industry 4.0. We have built a real “Industry 4.0 assembly line” to produce a part (Synchronizer ring) of trucks gearboxes. So we have designed a work center made with several interconnected cells, and autonomous robots to move parts between cells. The system is driven by an Industrial IoT application.

NrgMonitor™ - AI-based Energy Efficiency & Health Analytics Platform

Nanoprecise Sci Corp

An automated AI-based solution uses a unique 6-in-1 IIoT sensor to measure 6 important parameters of Vibration, Acoustics, RPM, Temperature, Humidity, and Magnetic Flux.
The analytics platform measures 6 streams of data to predict the remaining time to failure. It helps users to track performance and energy consumption patterns, preventing downtime and reducing carbon footprint.

socialProduction – sustainable & innovative products for production monitoring

KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH

The intuitive product family socialProduction facilitates the monitoring of injection molding machines, the production process and the condition of machine components.
Thanks to its modular structure, socialProduction can be tailored to the precise needs of users in the field of plastic production and is an in-house developed solution based on a strategic cloud partner ecosystem.

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.

True end-to-end data encryption for smart meters

ZARIOT

The solution uses a new encryption protocol and SIM-based technologies to guarantee data privacy and control. The SIM is used as a tamper-resistant root of trust on cellular devices to provide true end-to-end encryption of all IoT and M2M device data. Secure connectivity is delivered, as well as simplified provisioning and management, supporting the entire long-term IoT solution at scale.

HYBot – Hydrogen downhole sensors for hydrogen production optimization

Saudi Aramco

The HYBot sensors provide in-situ reservoir sensing via wireless hydrogen sensors in order to enhance recovery in fire flooded depleted hydrocarbon reservoirs such as depleted gas reservoirs, heavy oil reservoirs and ultra-sour reservoirs. The sensors integrate wireless sensing as well as the optimization framework for reliable and optimized wireless sensing.

Intelligent water management for Utilities to enable smart cities

Metron-Farnier LLC

An intelligent cloud platform that uses Azure PaaS, Mobile apps & AI-ML algorithms built for the Metron smart meters – that provides real-time visibility for water monitoring and predicting losses/leakages/usage patterns.
Deployed to more than 1000 Water Utilities & Cities as its customers that include residential and small & large commercial consumers across US and Canada.

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.

Smart home for remote caregiving people living with dependence

i4life

We monitor both the home and the person living in by means of zigbee sensors and using our own healthcare wearables. We record data about daily routines and feelings of the people. Using AI and Statistical Analysis, relevant conclusions can be drown and also alerts. We are selling the devices and the service to the caregivers., that have access to reports and alerts.

The Largest City-Wide IoT Platform Procurement in Europe

Wapice Ltd

Wapice has created a city-wide IoT-platform for the city of Tampere, that works as a centralized data ecosystem and marketplace. The procurement is one of the biggest smart city SaaS procurements in Europe and it is unique in a sense that it is holistic, multipurpose city wide IoT platform meant for the whole city ecosystem including partner companies and universities.

3D Digital Twin of Utrecht Central Station, improve comfort, detect outage, improve safety

Dutch Railways (NS)

Implemented a large digital twin of the Utrecht Central Station (2nd largest and busiest railway station of the Netherlands). Used 540 high-resolution drone images, 20 billion (LIDAR) data points, laser scanners and a GIS system. Feeding telemetry data of all escalators, elevators, numerous LORA-based sensors, computer vision we created the first digital twin train station in The Netherlands.

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.

Biosensing and eHealth Multiporpose Radar. Non-contact vital signs monitoring

Advanced Algorithms 4 Radar SL

Main approach of radar-based vital sign detection is the measure of the chest vibrations resulting from the mechanical effects of breathing and the cardiac cycle. This low-cost system allows different hardware configurations for truly correlation between the heart electrical response -measured with an existing commercial ECG- and its mechanical response measured with the radar.

HumanITcare digital solution to radically improve access to healthcare by a virtual care at home

HumanITcare

HumanITcare platform optimizes clinical resources by improving users’ communication, promoting telemedicine by patients’ app, and fostering value-based healthcare. The API-based solution integrates any data source (devices, platforms and EHRs through FHIR / HL-7) and thus it is disease agnostic, with an AI-based alarm system with predictive algorithms.

A Device to Cloud Solution for Safer Wheelchairs with AWS IoT

Klika Tech, Inc.

This IoT solution transforms the way wheelchair riders interact with and respond to people, things, and hazards in and around their environment. A unique integration of IoT technologies and cloud services has given wheelchair riders a single view of a
safer, more stabile world.

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.

Astrocast partners with ArrowSpot and integrates SatIoT into supply chain solutions

Astrocast and ArrowSpot

Astrocast integrated its Satellite IoT (SatIoT) technology into ArrowSpot’s ArrowTrack SAT device and its ArroWatch application. This advanced hybrid communication tracking solution combines cellular and satellite communication network access; enabling ArrowSpot’s customers to benefit from full visibility of their supply chains/fleets, allowing the effective management of assets globally.

Volvo Cars Developer Portal - From concept to reality

Volvo Cars

Volvo Cars Developer Portal is a bespoke global platform that allows us to share our digital tools, enabling better collaboration with 3rd party developers, partners and anyone else who wants to create new services & products for our users. It enables potential new growth through connected services – allowing us to diversify and accelerate the discovery & return of new value for the businesses.

Trafikverket Stockholm Tunnel Digital Twin

Nicander Ltd

Digital Twins provide unparalleled insight into real world dynamics. Our solution supports the building process from ideation through to operation. Working with Trafikverket we have designed a 3D Digital Model of the Stockholm Bypass as a collaborative working space for Trafikverket.

Best Cybersecurity Solutions

This award recognizes the organization that is taking measures and implementing tools to maintain security.

AIShield AI Security Solution

Bosch AIShield

AIShield is an AI security solution that protects AI systems from critical security threats and attacks thereby preventing financial loss, damage to brand reputation and Intellectual property theft. Through AIShield, Bosch and businesses worldwide have mitigated AI risks pre- and post-deployment, ensured end-user safety, and managed regulatory requirements to ensure sustainable growth.

Trust-based Cybersecurity in the IIoT

LEGIC Identsystems

LEGIC Connect + LEGIC XDK is a mobile credentialing platform that securely distributes encrypted credentials & device configurations to smartphones, tablets & IoT sensors instantly, anytime & anywhere. Easily integrated with existing IIoT applications & infrastructure, the global service provides comprehensive cybersecurity by establishing trust in user, sensor & cloud interactions.

P-Cert re:align Trust

Data-Warehouse GmbH

PCert approach allows to investigate, discover, assess, automate and manage a very broad range in ITtrust relations, regardless if they are in web services, products or devices. PCert approach is into identifying any certificate, key, keystore in any device for identifying vulnerabilities, weaknesses, human or systematic mistakes to avoid infrastructure, program and product problems.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

GAME-CHANGER
OF THE YEAR

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.

TIMELINE

Submission

Awards must be submitted by 19th December, 2022

Review

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

Notification

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)

What

CEREMONY Celebrating the Awards 5th Edition

When

28 OCTOBER 2020 06:00 PM

Where

AUDITORIUM Fira Barcelona: Gran Via – Hall 2

Timeline

01

SUBMISSION

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

02

EVALUATION

10 DECEMBER – 17 DECEMBER, 2022
Jury review to ensure submition criteria is correct

03

NOTIFICATION

20 DECEMER – 30 DECEMBER 2022
All the participants will be notified of their acceptance or rejection

04

ANNOUNCEMENT

1 FEBRUARY 2023
The selected Awards will be published on the website

2023 WINNERS

GAME CHANGER OF THE YEAR 2023

Dr Michael Grieves winner of “The game changer of the year 2023”

Chief Scientist and Executive Director Chairman of the Digital Twin Institute.

Best Connected Transport & Smart Vehicles solution

"Volvo Cars Developer Portal - From concept to reality"

Volvo

Best Healthcare solution

"Biosensing and eHealth Multiporpose Radar. Non-contact vital signs monitoring"

Advanced Algorithms for radar

Best Energy & Utilities solution

"HYBot – Hydrogen downhole sensors for hydrogen production optimization"

Saudi Aramco

Best Smart Manufacturing/ Industry 4.0 solution

"socialProduction sustainable & innovative products for production monitoring"

KraussMaffei

Best Smart Buildings & Smart cities solution

"3D Digital Twin of Utrecht Central Station, improve comfort, detect outage, improve safety"

NS

Best Cybersecurity Solution

"AIShield AI Security Solution"

AI Shield

the short list of candidates established by categories

Best business optimization solution

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

NOWI

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"

Hologram

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 "

EMnify

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 "

METRICA 6

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

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 "

CSL

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.

2022 HIGHLIGHTS GALLERY

OBJECTIVES OF THE AWARDS

2023 Industry Solutions Awards JURY

Pere Tuset

Coordinator of the IOT and Industry 4.0 Working Group

Paulo José Spaccaquerche

President

Guillermo Canal

General Director

Joan Figueras Tugas

President

IOTSWC BET JURY

Orlane Gimenez

Business Developer Manager

IOTSWC JURY BET

Claudio Goldbach

ABII Ecosystem Relations Manager

NEW AWARDS CATEGORIES

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

INDUSTRY SOLUTION AWARDS

Awards Jury

Ai Beydoun

Al Beydoun

President and Executive Director
ODVA

ERIC CONN

Eric Conn

Senior Editor and Co-Founder
IOT for all

Claudio Goldbach

Claudio Goldbach

Director
ABII

Jeff Kerns

Jeff Kerns

Technology Editor
Machine Design

Graham

Graham Kerr

Technical Director
CENSIS

Rob

Rob Van Kranenburg

Founder
COUNCIL

Flavio Maeda

Flavio Maeda

President
Abinc

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