Honouring pioneering developments, sustainable procedures and appealing designs, the bauma innovation award is offered for the 12th time and addresses all bauma exhibitors as well as research institutes, universities, research companies and members of the German construction industry’s leading associations.
Those interested can submit their application at www.bauma-innovation-award.com from April 3 until September 5, 2018. Recognising future-proof and efficient innovations that have a high level of practical relevance and make a contribution towards energy and resource efficiency or towards humane working conditions, the prize will be awarded in five categories: Machinery; Components, digital systems; Construction work, construction methods; construction processes; Science, research; and Design.
The ‘Components’ category for the first time will also cover developments in the field of ‘Digital systems’. For all categories applies: the innovations need to be linked to the construction, building materials or mining machinery industry.
The bauma innovation award is a joint project under the leadership of the German Engineering Federation (VDMA), bauma, the Central Association of the German Construction Industry (HDB), the German Construction Confederation (ZDB) and the German Building Materials Association (BBS).
The international jury, consisting of representatives from industry, science and specialist media, selects three innovations per category. The fifteen nominees will be announced at the bauma Media Dialog on January 28 and 29, 2019 in Munich. The prize will be awarded on the eve of the bauma 2019, which will take place from April 8 until 14 in Munich