productronica innovation award

Exhibitors participating in productronica 2023 have the chance to present their companies at a forum that is unique the world over. For the fifth time, productronica is collaborating with “productronic” magazine to present the “productronica innovation award.” The award honors the most innovative new products and manufacturing techniques in six categories. New this year, second and third place winners will also be honored.

How can you apply?

  • The productronica innovation award is open exclusively to exhibitors participating in productronica 2023. All exhibiting companies are invited to submit entries.
  • The award may only be presented to product innovations or innovative manufacturing techniques that are on display at exhibition stands at productronica 2023 and are no more than 12 months old at the time of the fair. The product must be exhibited at the stand and must be presentable!
  • Engineering projects are considered only in the Future Production Cluster.
  • Product innovations must be available for sale at the time of the presentation (exception: Future Production Cluster).
  • Generally speaking, each exhibitor may submit more than one product innovation for the competition.

In which categories will the award be presented?

  • PCB & EMS Cluster
  • SMT Cluster
  • Inspection & Quality Cluster
  • Semiconductors Cluster
  • Cables, Coils & Hybrids Cluster
  • Future Production Cluster

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All submitted applications will be reviewed and evaluated by a panel of highly qualified and competent industry experts.

Panel members include:

  • PCB & EMS Cluster:
    Dr. Andrej Novikov (Uni Rostock)
  • SMT Cluster:
    Dr. Maik Hampicke (Fraunhofer IZM)
  • Inspection & Quality Cluster:
    Helge Schimanski
    (Fraunhofer-Institut für Siliziumtechnologie ISIT)
  • Semiconductors Cluster:
    Prof. Dr. Lothar Pfitzner (Uni Erlangen)
  • Cables, Coils & Hybrids Cluster:
    Sebastian Glatz (ZVEI)
  • Future Production Cluster:
    Dr. Sandra Engle (VDMA)

productronica innovation award 2023

Application Start: July 27, 2023

Closing Date: September 28, 12:05 (CET)

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IO Tech: Winner Cluster PCB & EMS
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Koh Young Europe: Winner Cluster Future Markets
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Schleuniger: Winner Cluster Cables & Coils
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Alfamation: Winner Cluster Inspection & Quality
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SMT Maschinen- und Vertriebs GmbH: Winner Cluster SMT
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AP & S: Winner Cluster Semiconductor
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