Innovation World Cup®


The world’s most exciting competition in Internet of Things and wearable technologies is back!

Together with our partner Innovation World Cup® Series, we are calling tech start-ups, scale-ups and innovative SMEs around the globe to submit your solutions to the following industries: Industrial | City | Transport | Agriculture | Healthcare | Sports | Home | Lifestyle.

The top techpreneurs selected by the jury board will advance in the Innovation World Cup® finals, present their solutions at leading industry events and get the support needed to take their businesses to the next level.

Participation in the 12th IoT/WT Innovation World Cup® is FREE OF CHARGE. Participants with completed submissions can additionally order FREE DEVELOPMENT KITS from STMicroelectronics, Würth Elektronik, EBV Elektronik and Microtronics to jumpstart their IoT prototypes to successful production.

Join the 12th IoT/WT Innovation World Cup® and take chances to win prizes worth over $500,000, including €10,000 in cash (for the European best IoT solution). What’s more, the winners and finalists will get exclusive benefits to boost their development with:

  • Speaking slots on the main stages of WT | Wearable Technologies Conferences, MEDICA, BIM World and many further international tech events.
  • Free use of production labs and testing facilities.
  • Free marketing packages and extensive media coverage at a global level.
  • Significant advice from international tech experts to support business development: finding the right components, go-to-market strategy, commercial launch, and more.
  • Placement in the Hall of Fame of the Innovation World Cup® Series.

Take part in the following special prizes of the 12th IoT/WT Innovation World Cup® and get ready to take leads in the future market:

  • STWIN Challenge powered by STMicroelectronics
  • EBV IoT Hero powered by EBV Elektronik
  • rapidM2M Challenge powered by Microtronics
  • Smart Clothing Challenge powered by AIQ Smart Clothing
  • WellTech Challenge

The Innovation World Cup® Series, forefront corporate partners STMicroelectronics, EBV Elektronik, Würth Elektronik, Microtronics, AiQ Smart Clothing, VARTA Microbattery and we are excited to see who captures the potential to become the world’s next IoT/WT superstars!

Wearable trailblazers like Upright, Sensoria, Mio Global, Bonbouton, Recon Instruments, Proglove, Bragi and many other techpreneurs made history after debuting in the Innovation World Cup®. What about you?

Do not wait. Start now. It’s free of charge.


The submission closes on September 23, 2020 (23:59 PST).

We are looking forward to welcoming you on board.
See you soon in the next Innovation World Cup® Series ft. WT | Wearable Technologies Conference!

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