Award Categories 2013
The IDTechEx Awards recognize company development and success in all energy harvesting technologies and applications, including the pertinent wireless sensor networks (WSN) fields. Any company operating within the energy harvesting and storage and WSN and Internet of Things fields is welcome to apply.
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These awards will be presented during the keynote talks on Wednesday, November 20
Best Technical Development of Energy Harvesting Device
This award will be given to a company that has launched a new product based on Energy Harvesting (in the last 24 months, November 2011 - November 2013) and is in the process of bringing it to market. The category will be assessed on the technical development of the product, its potential market, and benefits it brings over alternatives. Click here for the submission instructions
Best Application of Energy Harvesting
This is the award given to an actual commercial success with an end-product using Energy Harvesting (in the last 24 months, November 2011 - November 2013). Judges will look for success in terms of products sold and revenues generated. Click here for the submission instructions
Best Application of WSN/IOT
This award is given to the best implementation of WSN or Internet of Things. In particular, judges are looking to see the payback from the system, how problems were overcome (if any), and benefits to the user. Click here for the submission instructions
The following award will be judged at the show
Best Poster Display
This award will be given to the company or academic organisation for the most promising advances in the area of Energy Harvesting or Wireless Sensing Technologies (in the last 24 months, November 2011 - November 2013). The category will be assessed on the technical development of the work, its potential for market entry, and benefits it brings to the body of work in the given area.
In addition, the author whose poster is judged the winner, will have the opportunity to present their poster in the Tradeshow Theater area on Thursday November 21. The poster winner will also be announced during the drinks reception on the evening of Wednesday November 20 and featured widely in publicity afterwards. Click here for the submission instructions
All organizations displaying a poster in the tradeshow will be entered for this award.
The independent panel of judges include:
Dr. Christine Chihfan Ho
Co-founder & Head of Technology Imprint Energy, Inc.
Dr. Martin Kemp
Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network (NanoKTN)
Professor Douglas Paul
University of Glasgow